Sean Callaghan considers the implications of a Star Wars galaxy caught in perpetual war. What is at the heart of this constant repetition of rising Death Stars? Is this an issue that goes much deeper than bad scriptwriting?Read more "Star Wars: The Force Awakens & Perpetual War"
Part 4 of Sean Callaghan’s ongoing flash-fiction serial about what happens after the zombie apocalypse.Read more "The Zombie Apocalypse After-Show, Part 4: Rulepole"
The third installment of Sean Callaghan’s Zombie Flash Fiction series takes us on a short detour to the edge of meaning.Read more "The Zombie Apocalypse After-Show, Part 3. The Other End of Words."
The next installment in Sean Callaghan’s ongoing zombie flash fiction serial.Read more "The Zombie Apocalypse After-Show, Part 2. Memento."
Sean Callaghan writes the first flash zombie fiction installment in his ongoing series, “The Zombie Apocalypse After-Show.”Read more "The Zombie Apocalypse After-Show, Part I. Fly-boy."
In which Sean Callaghan ruminates on the political unconscious of The Walking Dead, on what it means to have hope during a zombie apocalypse, and where we go after the dust has settled on all our dead undead.Read more "After the Zombie Apocalypse, After Modernity"
By Sean Callaghan.
I was listening to a segment on CBC recently about a Palestinian cartoonist who, much like the artists and editors at Charlie Hebdo, found himself persecuted for publishing cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad. Unlike the tragically fated workers at the French magazineRead more "Ceci n’est pas le Prophète."
By Sean Callaghan
No one else is trying to rewrite the future, so the rest of us should start.Read more "Why Science Fiction is the Future"
By Sean Callaghan
My move from Academics to the private sector, and what I’ve learned so far.Read more "What Happened When I Got a Job."
By Sean Callaghan The Problem What happens after the revolution? How does a people move from their desire to overthrow a regime to the concrete practice of governing according to democratic principles, and what exactly are these principles? These are the questions I keep asking myself while watching the political drama unfold in Egypt. Before […]Read more "Opinion: The Fate of Demo- cracy in Egypt"