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Next Time, Watch Out for Slime

The Long Utopia and The Long Cosmos, by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter – The last two books of what ended up becoming a five-book series, both published after Pratchett’s death, so I’m not sure how much input he actually … Continue reading

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The Life of Claus

Aside from The Wizard of Oz, the L. Frank Baum book that likely receives the most adaptations in other media is The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, likely because Santa is such a popular character in his own right. … Continue reading

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Me and Charles Manson Like the Same Ice Cream

I found this post from Alan Cook to be rather interesting. It’s about how Charles Manson interpreted the lyrics from the Beatles’ white album to be about a coming race war, somehow also tied in with the Second Coming. “Helter … Continue reading

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One Ponders Layers and Layers and Layers

Not surprisingly, Newt Gingrich’s supposed plans for a moon base resulted in several comments from science fiction writers and space buffs, which is perhaps what Newt was hoping for in the first place. Perhaps the opinions of actual scientists would … Continue reading

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Santa Faces His Daemons

A Kidnapped Santa Claus, by L. Frank Baum, adapted by Alex Robinson – I’m sure I’ve already written about the original story, which isn’t really too developed in terms of plot (especially since we pretty much already know the Daemon … Continue reading

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