Justin Jacoby Smith is an organizer, web geek, Buddhist, and poet.

warren ellis, revealing the hidden


SVK is a one-shot experimental comic concept by Warren Ellis (whose Transmetropolitan remains a cyberpunk classic), Matt Brooker, and the London-based design studio BERG. Along with the book itself, a surreal detective story that Ellis describes as "Franz Kafka's Bourne Identity," you get a handheld UV light that reveals the thoughts of the characters in the story.

This is some fresh, commendable thinking from Ellis & friends--an innovatively-told story about technology, power, surveillance, and corruption. You should check it out.