I picked up a copy
of the Mondo 2000 compilation not too long ago at a local New Age bookshop
. It's interesting as a reference
for those interested in the early 90s
, and for the predictions
made therein (especially the ravings on virtual reality
and cyberpunk science fiction
). Most notable about the book
is its unusual formatting
; each entry (usually a quote
by some cultural commentator
of the day) has next to it a right-aligned complementary
entry explaining a little about the author and their work.
It's interesting that, in the days before applied hypertext (or at least the popularisation of it as a medium), people were still working on ways of linking relevant information together, even in a primitive paper-based way.
But despite what the cover says, there's nothing in it about techno-erotic paganism. Faugh!