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Spring Break Book Review #7 (The last one): Deus Irae

Deus Irae

by Philip K. Dick and Roger Zelazny

What the hell did I just read?

I haven’t read a lot of Philip K. Dick; I’ve read almost everything by Zelazny. 1,504 more words

Book Review

What to look forward to at Toronto's 24th Annual Hot Docs Film Festival

Toronto’s 24th Annual Hot Docs Film Festival will run from April 27 through May 7 this year and will screen 230 documentaries – more than 150 of them feature-length – from 58 countries, making it almost as large an event as the recently slimmed-down Toronto International Film Festival. 444 more words


Spall stars in Dick's Electric Dreams

Production is underway in London for the anthology series Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, commissioned by Channel 4 for broadcast in the UK and by Amazon for the US. 313 more words


Book Review: VALIS by Philip K Dick (1981)

The most explicit usage of Philip K Dick as a character, comes in the form of Horselover Fat. quite early in VALIS, it establishes that Horselover Fat is the narrator, but often refers to Horselover in the third person, while talking about Philip K Dick in the first. 645 more words

Book Review

It's Monday: Starters, The Man In The High Castle, part 2

Okay. I’ve been slacking on my reading. The truth is, between regular blogging, relaunching my vlog, and all the other social media duties involved with getting my name out there, not to mention finding time to actually get words on the page, I have been really neglecting my reading. 428 more words


SS-GB - The Hoarse Whisperer

This is a slightly longer version of something that appeared in the TLS a couple of weeks ago:

Typical, you wait years for a World War Two counterfactual drama and then two come along at once. 838 more words

Film And TV

Consciousness 3: Four views on Artificial Consciousness

Can a computer ever be conscious? To be clear, when we talk of a computer here, we are referring to a something analogous to a Turing Machine (if you are not familiar with Turing Machines, please allow me to pitch my short introduction to them… 879 more words