Tag Archives: Science and Nature

Uncanny Valley Digest: Liu Cixin’s The Poetry Cloud

Last night’s Poetry Cloud discussion was the bubbles rising! Inventive, playful, manga-like. Three folklorish characters play out a science fiction stage drama: a poet (farmed for consumption), a dinosaur (which eats poets), and a god walk into a parsec wafer … 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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Free Keiko, The Orca Rescue

Reminder: Cetus Finalis: A Gray Whale Odyssey, on sale NOW! Please join me for the book launch celebration on Sunday, October 2nd, 3-6PM, at Finnegan’s Wake (937 Cole Street, 94117) Hello, readers, and welcome back! This week I will be … Continue reading

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