Mar 28, 2023
14. Crash | Jonathan Craig
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In 1973, J. G. Ballard published 'Crash', an orgy of a novel, which made an aesthetics of sex and violence. In what Ballard called an 'extreme metaphor', the car crash became the culmination of orgasm, celebrity worship, and nihilistic longing. Yes, well, quite. Who better to discuss this distasteful blemish on literature, than with writer and old friend, Jonathan Craig, with whom Nelson recorded the first episode of Counterturn, all those months ago.

The novel can be purchased here:

Jonathan Craig's aside on Princess Diana was based on this article:

Music for synthesizers was composed by Jonathan Craig. The theme song 'Zaftik' was composed and performed by Nelson Rufatt.

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