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[Free eBook] Lest Darkness Fall & Related Stories by L. Sprague de Camp [Vintage Science Fiction Classic]

Lest Darkness Fall & Related Stories by the late L. Sprague de Camp is his vintage classic science fiction time travel novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Phoenix Pick Press. 419 more words

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The millennial bug

“The myth that underemployed, poorly housed young people are joyfully engaged in a project of creative destruction misrepresents our economic reality,” Laura Marsh wrote earlier this week in… 1,033 more words

Writing

Distant Signals and Other Stories

As I was walking about the house looking at the stuff scattered in the wake of a recent remodeling project, books disarrayed and out of order, this book caught my eye. 2,196 more words

Book Review

Return to Dimension X

Over the last week, I’ve been listening to a lot of classic radio programs from the fifties, including Dimension X, X Minus One, Stroke of Fate, and Exploring Tomorrow. 1,166 more words

Writing

Days of Futurians Past

On July 2, 1939, the First World Science Fiction Convention was held in New York. It was a landmark weekend for many reasons, but it was almost immediately overshadowed by an event that took place before it was even called to order. 1,147 more words

Books

My alternative canon #10: Miami Vice

Note: I’ve often discussed my favorite movies on this blog, but I also love films that are relatively overlooked or unappreciated. For the last two weeks, I’ve been looking at some of the neglected gems, problem pictures, and flawed masterpieces that have shaped my inner life, and which might have become part of the standard cinematic canon if the circumstances had been just a little bit different. 585 more words

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