Tag Archives: philip k. dick

Philip K. Dick Sci Fi Conference at CSU Fullerton

A great big “Thank You!” to Cal State Fullerton for hosting the 2016 Philip K. Dick Conference. The event was organized by the Acacia group and pillared by Fullerton’s department of English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics, in the college of Humanities … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Artists, Authors and Writing, Philosophy, Science and Nature, Science Fiction, Technology and Culture, The Writing Profession | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

For The Science Fiction Enthusiast – Bradbury, Dick, Zelazny, & The Technological Trinity

I admire the pulpy heyday of clear-voiced, under-edited science fiction writers like Roger Zelazny, Ray Bradbury, and Philip K. Dick. I feel their generation of science fiction writers will be looked back on as the first to establish science fiction’s … Continue reading

Posted in Authors and Writing, Book Reviews, Books, Science Fiction, Technology and Culture | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

What Is Science Fiction?

  What is science fiction? Spacecraft, phasers, and aliens? Cyborgs and genetic mutants? Post-apocalyptic imaginings of a mundane world starved of resources? Is it fantasy based on uncertain and potentially disastrous scientific advances, as in The Invisivle Man of H. … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Artists, Science Fiction, Technology and Culture, The Writing Profession | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments