The Great Martian War–Revisited

A combination of cgi and archival footage, “The Great Martian War,” directed by Christian Johnson and Steve Maher, makes me feel that we humans are the Martians/aliens/robots—-the “great alien invasion of 1913-1917” as invasion of industrialization and modernization, as well as our own propensity for violence. Possible theme for the Spring issue? I-Robot, “alienation” or something like that, alien codes (see link below), asemic writing, living with or taking refuge from 21st century modernity? Just dreaming…the wonderful prerogative of editing a lit./art journal…

See also “The Great Martian War,” 1913-1917

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