Daemons

Apr. 26th, 2007 09:57 pm
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OK, does everyone get this at first?

And if they're making one movie, they'd better do all three. I personally would have thought it would have worked better as a TV miniseries, but I guess that's why they don't pay me the big money.
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Actually, I'm not posting details right now. Too much to say. Been to [livejournal.com profile] kathleenroberts's parents for Xmas, popped up to NoVA, and am now in Bburg through New Years.

Here's a Holiday Meme )

SciFi Meme

Nov. 15th, 2006 08:52 pm
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This is a list of the 50 most significant science fiction/fantasynovels, 1953-2002, according to the Science Fiction Book Club. Bold the ones you've read, strike-out the ones you hated, italicize those you started but never finished and put an asterisk beside the ones you loved.

The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien *
The Foundation Trilogy, Isaac Asimov *
Dune, Frank Herbert
Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert A. Heinlein
A Wizard of Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin
Neuromancer, William Gibson
Childhood's End, Arthur C. Clarke
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Philip K. Dick
The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
The Book of the New Sun, Gene Wolfe
A Canticle for Leibowitz, Walter M. Miller, Jr.
The Caves of Steel, Isaac Asimov *
Children of the Atom, Wilmar Shiras
Cities in Flight, James Blish
The Colour of Magic, Terry Pratchett *
Dangerous Visions, edited by Harlan Ellison
Deathbird Stories, Harlan Ellison
The Demolished Man, Alfred Bester
Dhalgren, Samuel R. Delany
Dragonflight, Anne McCaffrey
Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card
The First Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever, Stephen R. Donaldson
The Forever War, Joe Haldeman
Gateway, Frederik Pohl
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, J.K. Rowling
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams *
I Am Legend, Richard Matheson
Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice
The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin
Little, Big, John Crowley
Lord of Light, Roger Zelazny
The Man in the High Castle, Philip K. Dick
Mission of Gravity, Hal Clement
More Than Human, Theodore Sturgeon
The Rediscovery of Man, Cordwainer Smith
On the Beach, Nevil Shute
Rendezvous with Rama, Arthur C. Clarke *
Ringworld, Larry Niven
Rogue Moon, Algis Budrys
The Silmarillion, J.R.R. Tolkien
Slaughterhouse-5, Kurt Vonnegut
Snow Crash, Neal Stephenson
Stand on Zanzibar, John Brunner
The Stars My Destination, Alfred Bester
Starship Troopers, Robert A. Heinlein
Stormbringer, Michael Moorcock
The Sword of Shannara, Terry Brooks
Timescape, Gregory Benford
To Your Scattered Bodies Go, Philip Jose Farmer

It appears I've got some reading to do. I'm surprised that "The Colour of Magic" was selected for Pratchett. It may have been the first Discworld book, but it's not the best.

LJ MindMap

Oct. 27th, 2006 10:00 pm
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Behind cut )
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Despite the best efforts of the California DMV, I'm to understand Kate finally got the plates for the Prius this morning. We got this vehicle early in August. We had to get an extension to the temporary tags. It's already got 5k miles on it and had an oil change. The bureaucratic incompetence was staggering. My advice: don't buy a car and then move to another state. A Tip of the Hat to David Kroge, our dealer at Boulder Toyota who bent over backwards to make sure we got this thing. A Wag of the Finger to the California DMV who kept sending our paperwork about. Kate may provide additional details.

To take the edge off, here's the SciFi Meme folks have been doing lately.

You scored as Babylon 5 (Babylon 5). The universe is erupting into war and your government picks the wrong side. How much worse could things get? It doesn�t matter, because no matter what you have your friends and you�ll do the right thing. In the end that will be all that matters. Now if only the Psi Cops would leave you alone.

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Babylon 5 (Babylon 5)

75%

Moya (Farscape)

75%

Nebuchadnezzar (The Matrix)

69%

SG-1 (Stargate)

56%

Serenity (Firefly)

56%

Deep Space Nine (Star Trek)

50%

Andromeda Ascendant (Andromeda)

50%

Millennium Falcon (Star Wars)

44%

Enterprise D (Star Trek)

44%

FBI's X-Files Division (The X-Files)

44%

Bebop (Cowboy Bebop)

31%

Galactica (Battlestar: Galactica)

31%

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