Sunday, April 19, 2009

The Ballad of J.G. Ballard

"I would sum up my fear about the future in one word: boring. And that's my one fear: that everything has happened; nothing exciting or new or interesting is ever going to happen again... the future is just going to be a vast, conforming suburb of the soul. "

J.G. Ballard (1930- 2009)

Note: “Ballardian” adj) 1. of James Graham Ballard, the British novelist, or his works (2) resembling or suggestive of the conditions described in Ballard’s novels and stories, esp dystopian modernity, bleak man-made landscapes and the psychological effects of technological, social or environmental developments.”

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