Cory Doctorow


Cory Doctorow Says Goodbye to the Racist Past of Splash Mountain

Cory Doctorow Says Goodbye to the Racist Past of Splash Mountain

This episode of Castle Talk, Jason Henderson chats with futurist and author Cory Doctorow on Disney's decision to rebrand the Disneyland and Walt Disney World attraction Splash Mountain to move the flume ride away from the problematic politics of the 1946 film Song of the South. The decision, which Doctorow predicted shortly before the announcement came[...]

Castle Talk: Cory Doctorow on Disneys Carousel of Progress and Lost Optimism

Castle Talk: Cory Doctorow on Disney's Carousel of Progress and Lost Optimism

This week we’re chatting with Cory Doctorow about a topic that just fascinated the science fiction writer and futurist—enough that he wrote the amazing novella The Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow—and fascinated host Jason Henderson: the Walt Disney World attraction Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress Doctorow (at craphound.com) is a science fiction author, activist, and journalist[...]

Humble Bundle Offers Special One-Week Freedom Bundle

Humble Bundle Offers Special One-Week Freedom Bundle

The bundle includes the work of Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer, Garth Ennis and Wil Wheaton.All of the games in this bundle are available on Steam for Windows, and some for Mac and Linux too A number of the games are available DRM-free as well The ebooks are available in PDF, ePUB, and MOBI[...]




The Visually Stunning In Real Life Tackles Gold Farming And Women In Video Games

The Visually Stunning 'In Real Life' Tackles Gold Farming And Women In Video Games

By Cameron HathewayWhen Cory Doctorow first came up with the story of In Real Life, it was as an article on Salon.com titled “Anda’s Game” almost 10 years ago The issues of gold farming and hostility towards female gamers in massive, multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) were as relevant then as they are now, especially[...]