Cyberdelia NYC

The Crime is Curiosity. Ultimate cyberpunk lounge/club destination for random moments of Hackers movie nostalgia and lols.

Even the last man standing knows the gunfighters' law:
there's always somebody faster.
Animated GIF of scene from Hackers (1995) movie with the character Dade Murphy (Jonny Lee Miller) standing in his bedroom looking at mirror and practicing quick-draw techniques with a floppy disk. He stands calmly and then frantically whips a green 3.5-inch floppy disk out and holds it up but then hesitates and smirks at the sillyness of his appearance doing the manoeuvre.

Floppy Disk Fever

Book cover of 'Floppy Disk Fever: The Curious Afterlives of a Flexible Medium' by Niek Hilkmann, Thomas Walskaar, 2022. Blue/orange floppy disk icon is backdrop to 8-bit computer-y typeface text of the title. A golden seal sticker is affixed to the corner with words 158+ Pages of Contemporary Floppy Disk Culture. Photo provided by Onomatopee Projects.

Floppy Disk Fever explores the curious afterlives of the floppy disk in the twenty-first century by interviewing those involved with the medium today.

Scene from Hackers (1995) movie where character Kate Libby (Angelina Jolie) retrieves a floppy disk hidden by hacking friend Phantom Phreak in the boys' washroom at school stuck behind a condom machine with gum describing the secret hiding spot as It's in that place where I put that thing that time.
It's in that place where I put that thing that time: You never know where a floppy disk might be found!
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In the Wild

A Bell Canada payphone inside a phonebooth, blue plastic top coin deposit, black body and receiver and yellow phonecard slot. It's got some dust and mud marks, not clean. Has a Cyberdelia sticker on its side. A number of green weeds/plants have overgrown into the booth and are creeping up to the base of the mounted phone. A sign above says Bell Crime Stoppers with a Canadian flag. Text: If you know of anyone who is responsible for damage to Bell Canada equipment, or have knowledge of any other crime, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. A tree and grass and edge of a brown brick building can be seen in distance behind the booth.
Hello, Crime Stoppers? Gonna call these plants in.

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