The Incomparable Mothership #160 September 27, 2013
“The Matrix.”

Super-Secret Sony MiniDiscs

Take the red pill and enter “The Matrix,” 1999’s influential sci-fi/action classic. Why does Morpheus talk like a fortune cookie? Is Keanu’s woodenness an asset or detriment? Was skeuomorphism the fall of man? And if we accept that living things can be used as batteries, why wouldn’t the machines just use cows? Grad students, we are about to blow your minds. Whoa.

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Show Notes

“The Matrix” on Amazon

The Matrix trilogy on Amazon

Erika’s podcast, Verity!

The Matrix - An ‘Incomparable’ Film

Erika’s blog post with a lot more about “The Matrix” and being on this very podcast.

“Harsh Realm”

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