FTDM Professor Kylo-Patrick Hart Analyzes Supernatural Communication Devices

FTDM professor Kylo-Patrick Hart’s article “Supernatural Potentialities and Household Technologies: Communication Devices Gone Wild in Tales of Tomorrow and The Twilight Zone” has been published in the themed issue of the academic journal SupernatTales of Tomorrowural Studies pertaining to television and the supernatural. It explores dystopian fears that technological advancements may potentially be supernatural creations that are somehow out of control, and threaten to destroy the private lives of individuals, because they may not actually operate only in the ways for which they have been developed. In doing so, it raises important questions about the potential loss of feelings of mastery that go hand-in-hand with household communication technologies and about the short-term and long-term control of such technologies by their creators and users.