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The Curse of Writerly Influence, Insanity & Inspiration

I once had a professor, an old-time Bronx kid brought up hating beat poets and quoting Brando movies.He would drive from Jersey to L.A. back in the day (before “rad” rhymed with “bad”) and pre-recorded an hour or two of Shakespearean sonnets. 677 more words

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"It's too bad she won't live, but then again, who does?"

Yes. I love Blade Runner. In fact, it’s one of my favorite films ever. Ever. The futuristic, post-apocalyptic Los Angeles with the flames blazing into the grey air, the always rainy streets, and Darryl Hannah dressed as a baby doll. 372 more words

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The far distant future of the 1990's

Last year someone put me onto a series of sci-fi books by an author called Isaac Asimov and I have to say he has very quickly become one of my all time favourite authors. 395 more words

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Some Thoughts

Just some random thoughts on Philip K. Dick’s ideas on what time actually is and his alternatives to reincarnation.

-If I was Phil, then I might have already written down everything I needed to know.   436 more words

Writing science fiction is a way to rebel … It needs writer and readers with bad attitudes–an attitude of “why?” or “how come?” or “who says?”

–Philip K. Dick

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

Stop Comparing the NSA to 1984 (and Start Comparing It to Philip K. Dick) | The Atlantic

As any intelligence operative knows, isolated facts don’t tell you much. If some random person mentions a bomb somewhere on the Internet, is that a threat? 29 more words

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