This must be good. Philip K. Dick must have more than one good movie made from his works. The only good one so far is of course Blade Runner, which completely changed my life way back in the day. Incidentally, if you haven’t already seen it, go buy the Director’s Cut and see it the way Ridley Scott intended. The Director’s Cut is that much better. For the complete full experience, also read Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner.
Perhaps the count should really be a movie and a half, since you could include The Matrix: even though Philip K. Dick had nothing to do with the production, it is arguably the most “true” Dick movie ever made.
Hmm. The phrase “most true Dick movie” will probably throw some interesting Google queries this way….
Which would probably amuse Horselover Fat himself greatly.
Music: “Body Electric” by The Sisters Of Mercy [Opens in iTunes]
Posted Friday, 21 May, 2004 by Nic Lindh
Another book roundup, including some stellar athletes and soldiers, what might be the most jaded, soul-weary protagonist ever, and some grimdark fantasy.
The Internet is getting creepy, and Nic is breaking out his tinfoil hat after newspaper paywalls push him over the edge.
Nic is tired of tech sites obsessing over Apple’s financials and business strategy. So very tired.
Nic reads a book about the processed food industry and is incensed.
Computers are complicated. This brings out the irrational in people.
Nic proposes the loan word Rechthaberei be incorporated into American English.
The Core Dump is back! Books were read during the hiatus. Includes The Coldest Winter, Oh, Myyy!, Tough Sh*t, The Revolution Was Televised, The Rook, Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore, Gun Machine, Fortress Frontier, Standing in Another Man’s Grave, and The Memory of Light.
This site will return in February.
From a true patriot to a world-weary detective, a dead god, and a civilization about to sublime from the galaxy, this book roundup spans the gamut. Includes Where Men Win Glory, Wild, Inside the Box, The Black Box, Three Parts Dead, Red Country, and The Hydrogen Sonata.
Springsteen gives a concert in Phoenix. It’s fantastic.