Monthly Archives: June 2016

Uncanny Valley Digest: The Windup Girl

Last night’s The Windup Girl discussion was a real deal literary salon. Distinct opinions arose. The scope and technical skill of Windup Girl were undeniable; complex, impeccable world-building, a vast swath of ultimately interconnected characters, none seeming more important than the … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: Metropolis

Last night’s Metropolis discussion was so Babylonian-modern that I forgot which century we were in! Turnout was almost entirely via call-ins and I was delighted. Sadie put it best when she said, “It’s like we’re in the future.” That comment … Continue reading

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Metropolis Screenshot Slideshow (Prelude & Intermezzo)

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Hello readers! For those of you who may not have time to watch Metropolis (a beautiful restored version is currently streaming on Netflix), I have taken the Executive Nerd initiative and created a learning aid for you. Following is a … Continue reading

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