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Uncanny Valley Digest: The Star by H.G. Wells

Last night’s H.G. Wells discussion careened into the sun! This essay-style short story (published in The Graphic magazine, December 1897) sets the tone for the whole “catastrophe-from-space” impact genre of sci-fi (Armageddon, Deep Impact, Hale-Bopp, etc.). The idea that a … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: Arthur C. Clarke (and Kubrick’s) 2001: A Space Odyssey

Last night’s 2001: A Space Odyssey discussion was a voyage of Discovery! (wink) Welcome to our new members, and thank you for your participation. It was also great to see folks who’ve become prized and familiar over the past 5 years. (Yes, … Continue reading

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Kim Stanley Robinson’s New York 2140 and Uncanny Thank You!

The world’s alight with golds and reds, folks, and autumn’s got me smacked! A wonderful summer is dovetailing into the sweet coast toward December. I want to thank readers and participants for your time, attention, and insights during this year’s … Continue reading

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