Tag Archives: erik davis

Arrival

I watched Arrival in a packed theater with some rock star nerds, Erik Davis and David Gill among them. I’ve been waiting for a movie like this for a while. It invests heavily in storytelling, which can renew the viewers attention … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, Reflection and Personal Knowledge, Science Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Uncanny Valley Digest: The Left Hand Of Darkness

Last night’s The Left Hand Of Darkness discussion turned the genre on its head! A bevy of enthusiastic readers pitched in to rock some pizza and admire the handiwork of this deep and multifaceted novel. In precisely the way Bacigalupi does … Continue reading

Posted in Authors and Writing, Book Reviews, Books, Science Fiction, Sociey and Culture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Uncanny Valley Digest: Martian Time-Slip

 Last night’s Martian Time-Slip discussion brought some dark, fascinating things to the surface! It was a privileged to have two hard-core Phil Dick scholars at the table (Erik Davis and David Gill), because every scene, theme, and psychotic hallucination in the book … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Books, Science Fiction, Sociey and Culture | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments