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You Don't Know Dick: Looking at Philip K. Dick's Stories as Objects of Remediation

Filmmakers often get Dick wrong, but Han always shoots first.

Tracing the historical and material development of modes of representation, Bolter and Grusin diagnose the emergence of immediacy and hypermediacy as processes deriving from a desire to eliminate all forms of mediation in order to reach the “real” or “unmediated” experience – but using technology to do so. 2,242 more words

Bolter And Grusin

Review "The Preserving Machine & Other Stories" by Philip K. Dick (3 Stars)

An early collection of short stories touching on cold-war era fears, and other weird pseudo-realities.

Philip K. Dick is known fairly well for toying with reality in his fiction and meta-fictional stories. 529 more words

Book Reviews

Quote for Today: Philip K. Dick

Forty-two. His age had astounded him for years, and each time that he had sat so astounded, trying to figure out what had become of the young, slim man in his twenties, a whole additional year slipped by and had to be recorded, a continually growing sum which he could not reconcile with his self-image. 58 more words

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Review: Eye In The Sky By Philip K. Dick


Eight accident victims awake to find themselves trapped in a bizarre alternate reality… Or do they?

Eye In The Sky… 1,037 more words


Ubik; or, Adventures in Reader Reactions

The remodeling is done. It will be awhile before new content appears though. (That’s code for me making some notes on stuff I’ve already read.) 570 more words

Science Fiction

Sneak Preview: The Crystal Crypt and Beyond at Spectral Gallery

The Crystal Crypt and Beyond opens this Friday, February 5 at Spectral Gallery! Featuring artwork inspired by Philip K. Dick and his stories, this exhibition coincides with the online release of the award-winning short film… 90 more words

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