Douglas Coupland says democracy needs ‘morning after pill’ in social media age
Around 2005, 2006, I noticed the culture was changing. So I made a conscious effort to change what I was writing and how I wrote it. The pieces in Bit Rot aren’t as random as they seem. For example, the short stories: how does a short story get inculcated with the same sense you get when you go someplace [online] random, random, random, and suddenly you’re down this massive internet hole. How do you create that sensation in fiction?