{book} life-altering lenses

Eye in the Sky by Philip K Dick Mariner Books (Houghton Mifflin), 2012 edition orig. written 1957 & published by Ace Books. Tradepaper, 243 pages. What does it say about me that this was a Christmas gift? “When a routine tour of a particle accelerator goes awry, Jack Hamilton and the rest of his tourContinue reading “{book} life-altering lenses”

the adjustment bureau

What if you were being guided down a path you no longer wanted to go, because you met someone and that someone wasn’t part of the plan? David Norris’ life seems to have been mapped out for him, everything was falling into place. Then an adjustment had failed to be made and Chance was givenContinue reading “the adjustment bureau”

How can it not know what it is?

Blade Runner: The Other Night’s Reading: Notes Blade Runner (1982) Directed by Ridley Scott Cinematographer: Jordan Cronenweth Screenplay by Hampton Fancher, David Peoples Based on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick Editing: Terry Rawlings, Marsha Nakashima Produced by Michael Deeley Music by Vangelis 116 minutes. The Advanced and Rebellious Nexus-6 ReplicantsContinue reading “How can it not know what it is?”

who dreams of electric sheep?

>I read this as a part of the Sci Fi Experience 2011 (see sidebar)< I have every intention of (re)watching Ridley Scott’s  Blade Runner (1982) and do a comparative. Meanwhile, a read of Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? the novel that inspired the film. I need to say that Philip K.Continue reading “who dreams of electric sheep?”