Transmet was a work of optimism. It was about Truth, and Authenticity. Doktor Sleepless, frankly, isn’t. It’s about liars, secrets, fraud and death. We’re in a period where we distrust authenticity, because we’ve just been lied to too much. The minute someone stops being a cartoon and starts being real, we beat the shit out of them.
Ellis’s Bad Signal email list consistently reads like the sort of thing one of his future-guerrilla-media characters would write.