Mark Dery

Mark Dery is a cultural critic and the author of Escape Velocity: Cyberculture at the End of the Century and The Pyrotechnic Insanitarium: American Culture on the Brink. Raised in San Diego, near the Mexican-American border, he is writing Don Henley Must Die, a meditation on the culture psyche of Southern California. He teaches media criticism and creative nonfiction in the Department of Journalism at New York University.

Recent Posts by Mark

Jesus Is Just Alright

A crack in Kevlar cynicism reveals a time of tripped out mysterium tremendum in Southern California. A new excerpt from the new KtB collection, Believer, Beware.