After learning of Arthur C. Clarke’s death, Bruce Webster wrote: “He was the last of the Big Three — Isaac Asimov, Clarke, and Robert Heinlein — to pass away, and we shall not see their like again.” He’s right.
The London clock known as Big Ben will soon be shut down for maintenance, depriving the city of its sonorous chimes for four to six weeks.
Star Wars premiered thirty years ago this week.
On March 4, I wrote that I had never heard of Jonathan Coulton before the previous week. But that turns out to be untrue.
If you read a lot, you’ll probably have the same reaction to “The Seven Stages of Falling in Love With an Author” that I did.
If you liked the song “Code Monkey”, check out this music video that Mike Spiff Booth made of it.
If you’re wondering how Babylon 5: The Lost Talesis coming along, take a look at these photos. They include the new B5 logo and numerous pictures of sets and costumes.
Star Trek is forty years old today.
Here’s amazing music video from a band called OK Go.
Glenn Reynolds writes: “I was influenced a lot by Robert Heinlein, Arthur Clarke, and Isaac Asimov, but more by their entire body of works than by any particular book.” That describes me almost perfectly.