birdsite, anti-Japanese sentiment
This thread is a pretty interesting explanation of how Japanese imagery became commonplace in cyberpunk media, and how it was based on anti-Japanese sentiment of the 80s and 90s:
I dreamed that I was in Elon Musk's home being held there against my will. I don't remember many details but he was being a right dick about the whole thing.
Near the end there was this "test your strength" penny-arcade type machine where a metal plank in the shape of a clown would recline upward and then recline downward. Your score displayed on a screen. I managed to whack it as hard as I could when it at its apex and got the highest score of 2000.
From the studio that brought you that game that was based on the plot of that movie that had that soundtrack that featured those artists that made that record that was released by that label that sued the fans that happened to include the brother of the developer that read the book that was written by the author that wrote the forward to other book that props up the coffee table of the roommate of the developer that lived for three weeks with the guy that says he had the idea first...
Barnes & Noble Set To Be Sold To Elliott Management For About $683 Million
I wish I could be as hopeful as this article.
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