Tags » Philip K. Dick


“…somebody comes into the house to install this red box-like machine. It has a red button on it to set it and turn it on. I somehow manage to program it with the power or gravitational pull or energy of “trillions” of suns or other measurements.

1,075 more words

LBC3Reads - for the year

This book club meets up every three months – ideal for those too busy to join a monthly book club! We tend 83 more words
All Posts


“I would argue that inside your mind was some pattern of neurological activity that was not there before you exchanged e-mail with me. The ‘Root Representation.’ It is not me.

842 more words

The Colour of Magic

When we think about colour, it feels natural to imagine it as just the representation of a particular wavelength of light, but then, on such a basis, ‘magenta’ turns out not to be a colour at all! 988 more words

1969: The Door Said

The door refused to open. It said, “Five cents, please.”

He searched his pockets. No more coins; nothing. “I’ll pay you tomorrow,” he told the door.

146 more words

Philip K. Dick - A Scanner Darkly (1977) Review

Bob Arctor is a narc in Orange County, California. He is an undercover cop trying to find the laboratories that produce the dangerous drug Substance D that is sweeping over the land. 496 more words


Dedicated Readers Take Up "The Man in the High Castle" on Their Podcast

As promised, David Agranoff, Anthony Trevino, and Langhorne J. Tweed have finished editing podcast #16 about The Man in the High Castle. Dr. Gavriel Rosenfeld and I were the guests for the show. 15 more words