Friday, July 15, 2016

On the Techno-Erotic Potential of Donald Trump, by Ken Hinckley

(SF Humor) A scientist investigates the emotional and sexual effect that viewing images of Donald Trump has on people. (3,983 words)

Rating: 2, Not Recommended

"On the Techno-Erotic Potential of Donald Trump," by appeared in the July-August 2016 issue of Interzone Magazine (Issue 265), published by

Mini-Review (click to view--possible spoilers)

Pro: It's occasionally funny, as when volunteers wouldn't agree to an autopsy after the experiment.

Con: It's not funny often enough, and the rest of the time it's extremely dull. There is probably some reason why the researcher's name keeps changing, but I couldn't figure it out.

2 comments (may contain spoilers):

  1. Is this a riff on "Why I Want to Fuck Ronald Reagan?"

    1. I had not seen that before, but I think you're right. However, Why I Want to Fuck Ronald Reagan is only 634 words long. I think this sort of thing is only funny in small doses.