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The Borges Test

Note: To celebrate the World Science Fiction Convention this week in San Jose, I’m republishing a few of my favorite pieces on various aspects of the genre. 1,208 more words

Books

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (Blade Runner) by Philip K. Dick - Review

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? is one of the best-known novels by Philip K. Dick. It’s a story about a mercenary, Rick Deckard, who signs on a new mission in order to earn enough money to buy a live animal to replace his electric sheep.  129 more words

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DW: The World According to Philip K. Dick

Documentary on the legendary science fiction writer whose vast output has provided material for films

Books

Writing Challenge - Story #21 - Blade Runner

Based on the novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, by Philip K. Dick.

Blade Runner (a.k.a. Deckart)
1. weakness/need – he draws a line between humans and replicants… 594 more words

Movie

The Man in the High Castle Season Three: October 5, 2018

Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets: 278 more words

I will reveal a secret to you: I like to build universes which do fall apart. I like to see them come unglued, and I like to see how the characters in the novels cope with this problem.

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Mystery Callers

Sometimes they call at 8:30 a.m. when I’m still groggy.  Sometimes the phone starts ringing around 5 p.m. and continues sporadically until 9 p.m..  Not-In-Service, Washington, Florida Call (from an area code I don’t recognize) are among the most persistent.  486 more words