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Science fiction books I love

Isaac Asimov’s Foundation novels

These books are so much fun to read: action-oriented, old-school, history-infused science fiction. I have a big soft spot for the initial trilogy especially, but the rest of the series is a great read as well. 849 more words


On Science Fiction...

I’ve been tinkering with the idea of writing a ‘science fiction’ novel for quite some time. Not necessarily something over the top and out there in a Philip K. 235 more words

Updates: Recent Acquisitions No. CI (Clarke + Bishop + Varley + Maclennan)

A nice range of SF authors/works!  A Michael Bishop collection containing many of his most famous 70s short stories for my upcoming guest post series….  And a SF juvenile written by Phyllis Maclennan with an intriguing premise (although, as always, I’m very dubious about juveniles in general).   745 more words

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Childhood's End Review

‘The newspapers of utopia … would be terribly dull.’ – Arthur C. Clarke, 2001: A Space Odyssey


Arthur C Clarke’s ‘Childhood’s End’ is the subject of this weeks post. 733 more words

Some shots of the making of 2001: a A Space Odyssey

One of my all-time favorite films is Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. This is one of the most technically visual films ever. It has been on my mind for the last couple of days and I’ve searched the web and found photos from the film’s production. 16 more words

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Preview of My New "Rama" Series at First Community Church in Grandview Heights, OH

I just hung over 25 paintings in the Brownlee Exhibition Hall at First Community Church in Grandview Heights (Columbus), Ohio.  Like many progressive churches, First Community has a great art program and embraces artists in the Columbus area.  194 more words