Bruce Sterling ruminates on Pokemon in an MP3 interview on Wired News.
But, you know, I'm quite the fan of Pokemon. I'd love to do some writingfor them. ButI think they're probably a harbinger of even more sophisiticated kinds ofthings. [...] These programs, I think, really are preparing them for apost-human future. I mean, you look at Pokemons--they're all obviouslygenetically altered shit. They're straight out of the WTOG (sic) splicingnightmare. They're animals that are cute, cuddly, can sort of talk, and arelike, you know, they glow in the dark, and have extra sets of chickenwings, I mean, they're all biological violations. And cuddly!LinkDiscuss (Thanks, Stefan!)