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Terminal Blues

Terminal Blues

I hear the little ski plane sliding down outside and I put on all my shirts and three pairs of pants to shield myself from the cold. I have one arm in my coat when already the pilot is banging on the door, eager to drop off the stuff and…

Early Predictions Of The Internet Date Back To 19th Century Sci-Fi

Early Predictions Of The Internet Date Back To 19th Century Sci-Fi

Science fiction writers are professional future-dreamers, imagining worlds far beyond their own. With technology advancing at astronomical rates, real life feels more and more like sci-fi every day (for better or worse). So it’s fun to look back at those writers who, decades and even centuries ago, imagined what life…

I Have Waited 20 Years For This Season Of Game Of Thrones

I Have Waited 20 Years For This Season Of Game Of Thrones

This is not an exaggeration. These are not the whining words of a nerd who hated the year-plus wait between seasons six and seven of Game of Thrones. I have literally waited 20 years for Daenerys to get her Targaryen arse to Westeros and for the final battles of George…