There he stood, Bass McDowall, life-size on the Wall. She made herself look at the hateful broad-shouldered image with the deliberately penetrating black eyes. She made herself watch his boy-image bend over Kippie’s slender girl-image, made herself listen to his mellow voice gasp, “Kippie, sweetie-bug.” Here’s what happens when you can’t get a handle on screentime. Sydney J. van Sycoc’s short story is eerily prescient of contemporary concerns about our addiction to screens and images and Walls. This story first appeared in the February 1962 edition of the SF periodical Galaxy Magazine , which is available at Project Gutenberg. Savagely [Read More]