“Blood in Your Eye: Why We Need Violent Stories” is Warren Ellis’s fantastic new essay that just went up on Vulture. He writes:
“Difficult topics must be engaged with, and in the way that fiction invites us to engage but numbing news-porn deliberately does not, because news wants us only to witness and have our buttons pushed, and denies greater emotional and intellectual immersion. The news doesn’t want us to think, only to react, like plants.”
You are not a plant! Read the full essay here.