Author Archives: Suhail Rafidi

About Suhail Rafidi

Suhail Rafidi is a novelist and educator whose works explore the destiny of human values in a technological landscape. You can find him on Twitter, too, @shelldive.

Uncanny Valley: Science Fiction Summer Reading Group

Tip your axis to the sun, summer’s on! Secure the drive plate as we cast off into Uncanny Valley, with your intrepid hosts, David Gill and Suhail Rafidi. Where & When? (IRL and Online) Four Wednesday night discussions, 6:00 PM … Continue reading

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Film: Ralph Bakshi’s American Pop

Ralph Bakshi’s American Pop is an animated film about the trajectory of pop music and songwriting in America over the course of four generations of aspiring musicians; Zalmie, Ben, Tony, and Lil’ Pete. It is an exceptional film, enough that … Continue reading

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Beowulf and the Fate of Music

Before medieval European civilization developed anything as novel as a “book,” “scroll,” or “codex,” there was the mind of the storyteller. The storyteller was given a special seat by the fire, fed for knowledge, and oft given full attention. The … Continue reading

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