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Sword and Planet

Something else celebrated its fiftieth year in 2015 besides me and my age-mates. Frank Herbert’s epic novel Dune was published in that same fateful year of 1965. 431 more words

The Water Sickness

A Fremen dies when he is too long from the desert; this we call “the water sickness.”

–Stilgar, the Commentaries


'Dune' at 50: Why the Groundbreaking Eco-Conscious Novel Is More Relevant Than Ever

“Men and their works have been a disease on the surface of their plane… you cannot go on forever stealing what you need without regard to those who come after.” 1,478 more words

Climate Change

Watch a 3-Hour Fan Recut of Dune @ Infinispace.net

I’ve never been a fan of Lynch’s interpretation of Frank Herbert‘s science fiction masterpiece Dune.  In 1984 I boo’ed at the screen when the credits began to roll!   37 more words

Science Fiction

Haikus, 1. The Jungian Borg, 2. George Lucas Is Too Big To Sue


1.”Beyond a point in – finite space, freedom goes down – as numbers go up”

2. “From mind tricks to sand – planets, Star Wars is just a – slick rip off of Dune”

Herbert's Transgender Messiah

Well, this whole Caitlyn Jenner situation has kicked up quite the kerfuffle, hasn’t it imaginary readers? The internet has veritably lit up with… well, more than its usual amount of nasty vitriol, I guess. 1,812 more words


Saturday Morning Coffee Haiku (Dune/Birthday Edition)

Coffee is the Spice…

Shai Hulud on a bagel…

Fremen on the one… 15 more words

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