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Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 13-06-2009, 20:29:15
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Reading A Good Old Fashioned Future Bruce...

Reading A Good Old Fashioned Future Bruce Sterling short story collection.
The Escapist (graphic novel...oh, ok...comic book)
Model World Michael Chabon.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 08-06-2008, 19:15:10
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KOP...Bladerunner wannabee I could have written...

KOP...Bladerunner wannabee I could have written in 6th grade but couldn't put down out of morbid fascination over how such hacks get published.

Reading Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 07-03-2007, 16:54:14
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I read the Amber stuff in entirety and it was a...

I read the Amber stuff in entirety and it was a bit of a pain at the end. Fantasy just can't seem to be original IMO.
Just finished a slew of books, notables were Little, Big by John Crowley and...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 03-06-2006, 07:33:56
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Just finished Seven Roads to Hell , a 101st...

Just finished Seven Roads to Hell , a 101st Airborne paratroopers account of Bastogne. He's written several installments...fascinating.
Poking through Best Sci Fi of 1949 (original copy and very...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 14-12-2005, 17:24:53
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A Canticle for Leibowitz. For a reputed all...

A Canticle for Leibowitz.

For a reputed all time classic, it is starting to lose my interest.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 11-10-2005, 22:30:59
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Just started reading the Heechee series by...

Just started reading the Heechee series by Frederick Pohl again...about the 4th time. I seem to recall it starts out incredible and gets exponentially worse as you go through the series....reads...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 13-09-2005, 19:07:24
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They don't like kites?

They don't like kites?
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 01-08-2005, 17:51:03
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Well, if you're basing your reading list on good...

Well, if you're basing your reading list on good looking writers, you should be done soon.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 27-07-2005, 05:28:06
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Very, very impressed with Perdido Street Station...

Very, very impressed with Perdido Street Station by China Miéville (UK product). I guess you could call it "steam punk". It's sort of a "Charles Dickens writes Dune" vibe.
I have his follow-up book,...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 09-07-2005, 19:08:48
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I've been reading a lot of Sci Fi compilations in...

I've been reading a lot of Sci Fi compilations in the hopes that my dormant writing urge will awaken...no luck/no time.
Just finished the first (again) Incarnations of Immortality (Death) book in...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 10-06-2005, 19:41:27
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Wow, could that be because they had a real...

Wow, could that be because they had a real governmental connection to England whereas ours was merely idealogical?
Do ya think?
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 01-04-2005, 06:27:47
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That's the beauty. I loved those books. ...

That's the beauty. I loved those books.

Currently reading "Mockingbird" by the guy who wrote The Man Who Fell to Earth.

It's one of those "society is winding down and robots run the show"...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 30-03-2005, 08:22:25
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Do all my old D&D books no longer apply? I was...

Do all my old D&D books no longer apply?
I was hoping to sell them on Ebay...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 24-03-2005, 21:47:23
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Many back issues of Model Railroader magazine.

Many back issues of Model Railroader magazine.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 14-02-2005, 17:45:57
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I'm thinking about reading Hesse's work again. I...

I'm thinking about reading Hesse's work again. I had a period where I really enjoyed his stuff. He has a very curious style that, while "traditional" evokes a pointed emotional atmosphere.

I...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 14-02-2005, 16:50:59
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When are you going to read the Dictionary,...

When are you going to read the Dictionary, Thesaurus and Bartlett's Familiar Quotations you wanker?
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 17-01-2005, 00:00:59
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Just finished the first in the Thursday Next...

Just finished the first in the Thursday Next series. It's ok but I can't see myself reading three or more in addition. Too cutesy.

I've been reading tons of current Sci-Fi anthologies. Great...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 18-12-2004, 11:44:33
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Look out KG, paiktis seems to be coming up strong...

Look out KG, paiktis seems to be coming up strong in the annual Smoking Jacket Reader's Choice Awards competition.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 05-12-2004, 08:34:05
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Hell, I named my kid after a character I liked it...

Hell, I named my kid after a character I liked it so well.
And no, his name isn't Caliban.

I'm on a tear...now reading "Expendable" by James Alan Gardner (side note...why do SF and Fantasy...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 29-11-2004, 21:13:18
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Jeezus, what next, Dr. Zhivago in high Russian? ...

Jeezus, what next, Dr. Zhivago in high Russian?

Anyhow...V is for Vendetta was good, though not actually a book per se.
Reading "Otherness" by David Brin now. Tried to start that Thursday Next...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 28-10-2004, 22:49:34
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I've got a foot high stack of reading material in...

I've got a foot high stack of reading material in the bathroom...I'm thinking of putting a hotplate in there so I can have my meals as well.
Garbage in, garbage out...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 24-10-2004, 16:17:24
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Posted By BigGameHunter
Taking a break from novels and back to my old...

Taking a break from novels and back to my old addiction: Nebula Sci Fi compilations. Lots of great English writers in there, BTW.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 12-10-2004, 01:07:21
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It was really good...more a novella, though. The...

It was really good...more a novella, though. The book came with a few other stories that were very "Twilight Zone" esque.

I'd be interested in reading more of Matheson's novels, if he wrote any.
...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 09-10-2004, 12:05:51
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Posted By BigGameHunter
Am also reading "I Am Legend"...the book "The...

Am also reading "I Am Legend"...the book "The Omega Man" was based (quite loosely) on.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 28-09-2004, 22:05:30
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Posted By BigGameHunter
The Knights Templar still exist in fraternal...

The Knights Templar still exist in fraternal order form.

Just started "On the Beach".
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