Science Fiction Studies

Science Fiction Studies

#81 = Amount 27, Component 2 = July 2000

The Fetishization of Masculinity in Science Fiction: The Cyborg as well as the Console Cowboy

One significant part of modern technofetishism could be the intensification of y our social lust for brand new technologies. We come across such “technolust” celebrated in Wired magazine’s regular “Fetish” spot; this covers a selection of new items from technical devices like the MindDrive—a sensor sleeve that slips onto the index little finger for anyone game players whom tire of keeping a joystick—to brand brand new and much more manly means of eating ginseng. Continue reading Science Fiction Studies