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Some thoughts on science fiction

By |August 20th, 2017|

During my teen years I avidly read the juvenile science fiction Tom Swift Jr. series, which I have written about before. Then I graduated to The Science Fiction Book Club and read Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke and many more. The beauty of science fiction, for me, is that I could go places […]

The Art of Spaceflight

By |February 12th, 2017|

When I was a teenager in the 1960s, I read the Tom Swift Jr. juvenile fantasy series. I have written about this in a previous blog post, but it is the cover art and spaceflight art I want to write about this time. Original artwork is still a wonderful means of depicting the future of […]

Experiencing Star Wars (1977) in 70mm

By |December 24th, 2016|

The Star Wars saga created by George Lucas has proved to be an enduring film franchise for nearly 40 years. I have seen most of the films in the series, including the premier of the original in 1977. With the release of Rogue One this month, I thought it would be fitting to write about […]