The third installment in the Cyberpunk documentary is now available on YouTube. This over two-hour video takes a deep dive into the cyberpunk novels, movies, music, and other media of the 1990s and also looks at how cyberpunk became cyberculture and then became part of mainstream media and culture.
There’s a lot of good material in here, but I think it’s unfortunate that Mondo 2000, bOING bOING, (my own) Beyond Cyberpunk!, The Well, MindVox, and other important cybercultural influencers of the decade are barely mentioned.
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