Recent posts tagged Kurt Vonnegut


2017


Favored Creation Status Dept.

" ... his goal was making someone’s favorite movie of the year." Whoever that someone might be.

Science Affliction Dept.

I call my work SF because I gotta call it something.

2016


Coltrane Vs. Vonnegut Dept.

Two theories about the social utility of art,

2013


Shoot High, Aim Low Dept.

Why Kurt Vonnegut didn't think much of SF.

Ballard's Ballad Dept.

Why J.G. Ballard didn't write just "SF" or "litfic", but stories for and about our age.

2012


All There On The Page Dept.

What is it that a book does better than a movie? Especially when it's SF?

2011


Scrape Off The Labels Dept.

Jack Finney (he of Invasion of the Body Snatchers fame) once wrote a story called "I'm Scared", where an unnamed narrator describes a slew of cases collected by him over the years in which time itself seems to have...


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