Maximillian Amadeus Banzai (banzai) wrote,
Maximillian Amadeus Banzai
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Apocalyptically sexy denial

I still think Grant Morrison may be clinically insane, and his work frequently drives me nuts, but when he has a point, sometimes it's worth repeating:
I don't know if we're so much inured to apocalypse as almost sexually obsessed by it…Think of all those videogames where the Earth's overrun by insect-aliens or there's been an atomic war and we're stumbling in the ruins with a gun we stole from a zombie. We should be grateful that we live in a culture so insulated from true horror it can afford to play with fear as entertainment.

Wired.com, 19 March 2009: "Grant Morrison Talks Brainy Comics, Sexy Apocalypse"
Tags: comics, culture, paradox, quotes
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