Damien Walter and Jim Worrad talk up the week in scifi. Not So Dangerous Visions, The Church of Disney, Statute Limitations on Spoilers, Matt Hughes biggest fans, M John Harrison’s diamond slippers.
Why is Star Wars so very, very popular? And why do the Star Wars movies get worse, worse…and worser? Watch the full video essay on YouTube: Listen on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/science-fiction-with-damien-walter/id1530666687
Damien Walter and Jim Worrad talk up the week in scifi. Join the community : https://www.facebook.com/groups/324897304599197
Damien Walter and Jim Worrad talk up the week in scifi. Join the community : https://www.facebook.com/groups/324897304599197 Get into scifi writing : https://damiengwalter.com/advanced-scifi-and-fantasy/
“Stanley wanted to create a myth. And I think he succeeded. He wanted to make the proverbial “good science fiction movie”, implying there hadn’t been any good ones before then. I didn’t agree.” Arthur C Clarke 2001 : A Space Odyssey is widely considered the greatest science fiction story ever told. It’s creator, auteur movieContinue reading “How Stanley Kubrick’s 2001 A Space Odyssey rewrote science fiction”
Brian Aldiss did a great service for science fiction when he identified Frankenstein as the first SF novel. You can debate the reasons, but science fiction did a pretty solid job of writing women out of its history. Verne and Wells, Asimov and Heinlein were made the written history. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s name was rarelyContinue reading “Frankenstein : how a teenage goth invented science fiction”