Table of Contents

Follow for Now: Interviews with Friends and Heroes is an anthology of forty-three interviews with minds of all kinds. See for yourself:


  • Eugene Thacker: Whole Earth DNA
  • Mark C. Taylor: The Philosophy of Culture
  • Steven Johnson: No Bitmaps for These Territories
  • Howard Bloom: Mind at Large
  • Terence McKenna: Struck By Noetic Lightning
  • Manuel De Landa: ILLogical Progression


  • Howard Rheingold: Virtual Cartographer
  • Rudy Rucker: Keeping it Transreal (part 1)/Game Theory (part 2)
  • Albert-László Barabási: Think Networks
  • David Weinberger: Small Pieces
  • Eric Paulos: ExperiMental InterAction
  • Richard Saul Wurman: Technology, Entertainment, Design


  • Eric Zimmerman: Play as Research
  • McKenzie Wark: To the Vector the Spoils
  • N. Katherine Hayles: Material Girl
  • Geert Lovink: Tracking Critical Net Culture
  • Brenda Laurel: Utopian Entrepreneur
  • Peter Lunenfeld: Critic as Curator
  • Erik Davis: Mysticism in the Machine
  • Gareth Branwyn: Media Jam
  • Douglas Rushkoff: The Thing That I Call “Doug”


  • Mike Ladd: Rebel Without a Pause
  • Aesop Rock: Lyrics to Go
  • Pete Miser: Camouflage is Relative
  • Yoni Wolf and Richard Adams: The Sound of a Handshake
  • dälek: Gods and Griots
  • Weasel Walter: Killing Music
  • Milemarker: The Only Band That Matters
  • Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky: Subliminal Minded


  • Brian Coleman: Nostalgia is Def
  • Hal Brindley: Wild Boy
  • Doug Stanhope: Deadbeat Hero
  • Paul Roberts: Peak Oil Recoil
  • Tod Swank: Foundation’s Edge
  • Shepard Fairey: Giant Steps
  • Steven Shaviro: Stranded in the Jungle
  • Mark Dery: Postfuture Shock


  • Steve Aylett: Rogue Volts of Satire
  • Philip K. Dick: Speaking with the Dead
  • Adam Voith: Missives from the Downtimes
  • David X. Cohen: Futurama’s Head (In a Jar)
  • Sean Gullette: Faith in Chaos
  • Bruce Sterling: Future Tense

Contributors include John Brockman, Erik Davis, Tom Georgoulias, Mark Dery, Mark Wieman, Paul D. Miller a.k.a. DJ Spooky, Brandon Pierce, and MC Paul Barman. Follow for Now also includes an extensive bibliography, a full index, and weighs in at nearly 400 pages.