Geek Culture, Writing and Other Junk from Writer C. A. Wilke
Speculative Miscellany


Cyberpunk Future

The Slide Toward Our Cyberpunk Future

The end is nigh. Okay, not really the end. In fact, not the end at all. More like the beginning… of a very dark time. A dark, cyberpunk reality.  A ...
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The Boys on Amazon Prime Video

The Boys: An Education in Violence

I feel like comic book universes have always been kind of the red-headed step-child of Science Fiction. Well, until The Boys happened. The mainstreaming of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, DC’s ...
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Jack and the Kraken

Foods I won’t eat, even for science

So, one of the things I see very common for blogs is to do a top ten list. So, I thought I’d give that a shot by listing the top ...
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7 Days to Die

Relieve Your Stress with a Lovely Cruise at the End of the World

It’s been a shitty day full of stress, it’s time to say “fuck it,” and jump head-long into the apocalypse and live the rest of my life on a raft ...
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The Llahe by Flora Silve

Spec-Art Spotlight: Flora Silve

Welcome back to our next edition of SpecArt Spotlight, with today's guest as Flora "Grise" Silve. Flora is a fantastic artist that I've worked with before. She was gracious enough ...
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Frikin' Science Bitches!

Fickle Science or Can I have my damn steak or not?

Sometimes, science is a fickle bitch. Okay, that’s not really true. Science is just fine. It’s steady and consistent. Science only ever really changes when you find yourself in weird ...
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The Mysterious, Marvelous, Mighty Pepperoni Rolls

Come with me... and you'll be... in a world of pure imagination. Take a look... and you'll see... Pepperoni Rolls for your mastication. Ahem... that was weird. Recently I wrote ...
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Everyday Life of Cyberpunk Cities (1), by Niklas Nebelsieck

Spec-Art Spotlight: Niklas Nebelsieck

So... Happy New Year! Seems appropriate to me that my first post of 2020 would be a SpecArt Spotlight. Today, I'm bringing you a great artist straight from Berlin, Germany ...
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Kolacke Kolache side by side

Coming Clean with Kolaches

My whole life is a lie. Okay, let me get a hold of myself here. I need to vent this out.  Holy shit. Years ago, before my grandmother passed, she ...
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Car chase from Duel movie

The Demon-Children of the 73rd Level of Hell on our Highways!

Okay, so I’ve spent most of my life not being particularly religious. We didn’t really say grace before meals when I was growing up and I’ve only been to church ...
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