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  • a  of or pertaining to or resembling a dystopia
  • a  as bad as can be; characterized by human misery
    AIDS is one of the dystopian harbingers of the global villages"- Susan Sontag

  • Fast-forward to a vast, freezing, dilapidated factory building on the outskirts of Torontoin which has been constructed a segment of my dystopian near future Newark, an aerial .
  • And when he wasn't the movies' avatar of antique glory, he was our emissary to the future: the last man on earth in two dystopian science-fiction films, Planet of the Apes and The .
  • As a result we find (often polarized) utopian and dystopian visions being articulated.
News & Articles

  • Amazon reports spike in sales of George Orwell's '1984'
    SEATTLE, June 12 (UPI) -- George Orwell's dystopian novel "1984" is enjoying a spike in sales in the wake of revelations on surveillance in the United States.
    June 13, 2013 - UPI
  • Surveillance reports spark sales of '1984'
    The country's book-buyers are reading up on being watched. Sales for dystopian classics such as George Orwell's "1984" and Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World" have been strong since news ...
    June 12, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Sales of George Orwell's '1984' Have Gone Up 3,100% in the Past 24 Hours
    George Orwell's dystopian fiction Nineteen Eighty-Four is enjoying a renaissance. According to the lastest sales rankings published by Amazon.com, sales of the classic novel's 2003 reprint have spiked 3,100% over the past 24 hours as coverage has widened of the fresh reports (and new confusion) about the National Security Agency's data gathering programs and the 29-year-old Booz Allen Hamilton ...
    June 11, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Nick Hipa in Blabbermouth.net
    Speaking about the recent filming experience, guitarist Nick Hipa said, "The concept of our new video is conceptually akin to books like 'The Scarlet Letter', while visually it is influenced by the idea of post- apocalyptic dystopian societies as...
  • Naomi Klein in Jam! Showbiz
    Why on earth do we think that this fundamentalist capitalism that we keep pushing will do anything other than what it is already doing, which is building this dystopian of haves and have nots,Klein asks. "If we want to know what the world...
  • Tom Tykwer in Hollywoodnews.com
    Tykwer describes it as "Melvillean high-seas drama to California noir and dystopian fantasy."

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