Posts belonging to Category Science Fiction/Fantasy



A Look Into The Future

Came across the clips from the old Tom Snyder late night talk show.  there are three clips with Durk  Pearson and science fiction writer, Jerry Pournelle.

You know it was from 40 years ago with Tom Snyder smoking his trademark cigarette and Jerry Pournelle with his pipe.

From circa 1979:

This one I thought was the most interesting.

and the final one, what the next 10 years could bring.

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Money can’t buy happiness, but neither can poverty.
Leo Rosten
US (Polish-born) author (1908 – )
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Star Wars – Distractions

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“Unattended children will be given an espresso and a puppy.” – Sign seen posted at the Real Goods store, Hopland, California

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Santa Counquers the Martians

For the holiday season.

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Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Voltaire
French author, humanist, rationalist, & satirist (1694 – 1778)
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Hamlet in the Original Klingon

For the Trekker and Trekkie:

Hamlet the way it was meant to be done.

Hat tip: SF Signal

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I enjoy being a highly overpaid actor.
Roger Moore
English actor (1927 – )

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You Know Times Are Tough When…

You know times are tough when even the BattleStar Gallactica has problems paying the monthly nut…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFakMBHzZHg

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“If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy.” –Thomas Jefferson

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The Twilight Zone in 10 Minutes

How many do you remember?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hvEkZ9aLfk

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The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television.
Unknown
Quotations by unknown authors
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The Curse of Frankenstein

The Curse of Frankenstein from Hammer Films, their first full color horror film from 1957.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=6054110955645243406&hl=en

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I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizner
US screenwriter (1876 – 1933)
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