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Arthur Charles Clarke

How many fathers can one child have?

You have your biological father, sure. But, if you were like me and that man was not present in your formative years, who would take his place? 956 more words


Influences:  Frank Herbert

I think everyone who recognizes Frank Herbert will know Dune and its universe, which was synonymous with him. Six books, and a saga left unfinished that was and continues to be fleshed out by his son. 422 more words

Sci Fi/Fantasy

Fiction to Fact - Artifical Intelligence

As a follow-up to my last post, let’s talk about HAL.

In 1948 Sir Arthur C. Clarke wrote a short story called The Sentinel which was the basis for… 278 more words

Fiction To Fact

Short stories?! "Space Dreadnoughts" edited by David Drake

I don’t usually read short stories. It’s too disappointing to like a character or situation and be cut short, when further development has so much appeal. 222 more words

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I am not a fan of Christopher Nolan's movies...

…and yet I really want to see Interstellar. The only Nolan movie I really like is Memento; Batman Begins is okay, but I’ve found no desire to revisit it since seeing it in the theater. 151 more words

Arthur C. Clarke

Zoo City, by Lauren Beukes: Fred Patten's review of Arthur C. Clarke Award winning SF book.

Zoo City, by Lauren Beukes

Johannesburg, Jacana Media, June 2010, trade paperback R150,00 (344 pages).

Okay, I have a thing for listing books by their original editions, but I can’t really expect anyone (except Rakuen Grolithe) to order this from South Africa. 1,545 more words