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The Women Of Mudd

29/11/2016 09:29
The Women Of Mudd A dream of slavers is often repeated in science fiction as the robot who serves the elect individual; for example, episode # 6 of season # 1 of the television series, Star Trek (1966-69), is `Mudd`s Women`, that is, Ruth Bonaventure, Eve McHuron, and Magda Kovacs, who`re being...

Poddy Fries` Try Pod

27/11/2016 17:04
Poddy Fries` Try Pod An early English novel of science fiction was The War Of The Worlds (1897), written by H. G. Wells, and the plot has been made into a screenplay on several occasions since then by Hollywood USA`s movie makers. Since the first film was made in the district of Hollywood, city of...

Oops! The Pit And The Pendulum

16/11/2016 14:08
Oops! The Pit And The Pendulum  American International Pictures` The Pit And The Pendulum (1961), from the 1842 short story by Edgar Allen Poe, and directed by Roger Corman, is amongst the more memorable of the mid-twentieth century horror film genre, which explains why it`s the theme of...

An Apple With A Warped Drive

31/10/2016 08:55
An Apple With A Warped Drive What has puzzled Bible scholars is what the fruit of Eden was. In most interpretations, `the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil`, which it was death to taste, and that was given to Eve, the first woman created by God, by the angel, Satan, who had been...

Johnnie Comes Marching Home

27/10/2016 10:06
Johnnie Comes Marching Home Juan `Johnnie` Rico`s name in Starship Troopers (1997) the movie made from the Robert A. Heinlein (1907-88) science fiction novel for juveniles, originally titled Starship Soldiers (1959), and starring actor Casper Van Dien, is conceived as a joke by those who perceive...

The Gender Coward That Fakes

26/10/2016 15:39
The Gender Coward That Fakes Ursula K. Le Guin`s classic science fiction novel, The Left Hand Of Darkness (1969) is about possession, rather than homelessness, that is, dispossession, although the concepts are related through another of Le Guin`s Hainish cycle of books and stories, The...

The Killer Doesn`t Want The Woman To Escape

17/10/2016 22:10
The Killer Doesn`t Want The Woman To Escape An edutainment theme of the 20th century was the killer, who didn`t want the woman to escape, but misogyny wasn`t perceivable as a new genre until the 21st century. Most cinema and `TV` critics observed that the killer stalking the woman was an adjunct...

The TV That Attained Sentience And Thought Itself Superior To Man

13/10/2016 11:22
The TV That Attained Sentience And Thought Itself Superior To Man Science fiction writer, Harlan Ellison, wrote a story, `I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream` (1967), which was about a `supercomputer` that, having attained sentience, kills and tortures the inhabitants of the Earth. Although it seems...

Time`s `Nuff 4 Love

30/09/2016 11:51
Time`s `Nuff 4 Love   Science fiction writer, Robert A. Heinlein (1907-88), wrote time travel stories for his audience often based on the taboo principle of a character traveling back to the past to have sexual intercourse with their mother and thereby father themselves, for example, Lazarus...

Status Role

29/09/2016 04:12
Status Role   The North American Plains Indians didn`t die because they fought, but because they weren`t interested in the European settlers` culture. Although the Indian wars are something of a pointed issue amongst the inhabitants of the United States of America, what they illustrate isn`t...
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