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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...

It Is A Thing To Do, Like Feeding Vaal

26/09/2016 08:33
It Is A Thing To Do, Like Feeding Vaal   The Vulcans of the television series, Star Trek (1966-9), had pointed ears, not because they were devils, but because the fictional basis of their ancestry was a she-wolf. The Romulans, from the planet Romulus, remained hidden from humans even when they...

Star Trek Universe City

24/09/2016 10:50
Star Trek Universe City   Starfleet Academy is tangential to the main storyline of the Star Trek television and movie franchise that features mainly the adventures of the Starship, Enterprise, in its five year missions: `To boldly go where no one has gone before.` Despite the success of Deep...

Fascistoid

18/09/2016 16:10
Fascistoid   Robert A. Heinlein (1907-88) was accused of being `fascistoid` when his juvenile adventure novel for boys, Starship Troopers (1959), was presented to his usual publisher, Charles Scribner`s Sons, and although it was finally published by G. P. Putnam`s Sons, the term arose from...

Star Trek Beyond

04/09/2016 06:08
Star Trek Beyond   The thirteenth Star Trek movie was released in 2016, Star Trek Beyond, which continued a series of film releases based on the Star Trek (1966-69) television series with a cast that supplied most of the crew of the starship Enterprise in the first movie of the franchise, Star...

Socialites

03/09/2016 10:55
Socialites   The basic socio-political distinction of the 20th century was between communism and fascism, although the German National Socialist (Nazi) Party had the socialist label attached to its manifesto, which resulted in the election win of 1933 and the leader of the German National...

Death Race 2000

02/09/2016 11:50
Death Race 2000   US President Ronald `Ray Gun` Reagan initiated his `Strategic Defense Initiative` (SDI) on March 23, 1982, called `star wars` by the mass media after the movie Star Wars (1977) in which an evil Emperor, Palatine, constructs a `Death Star` to orbit planets and kill them....

A Transvestite Is A TV?

01/09/2016 19:22
A Transvestite Is A TV?   Transvestites either want acceptance of their being a woman; or to fool others` perception to inculcate a belief in transvestism. Although John Logie Baird invented the television machine in 1926, by the late 20th century that home entertainment system for receiving...
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