How I Learned to Love ‘the Bomb’

This post is a condensed version of a larger analysis of the utopian impulse centered upon the ludic object in DeLillo’s Underworld. The logic of ludic narratives is always a logic of climaxes. Nested within a basketball game (or, indeed, a basketball video-game) are scores of mini-buzzers, for shot clocks and quarter clocks and the […]