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Bob Simmons :
FILM | Scarlett Johansson gets ‘Under the Skin’ (Ouch!)

What a muddled mess this movie is. It gives you the same feeling you might get while watching a drunk trying to cross an icy street. By Bob Simmons | The Rag Blog | May 14, 2014 I’m not sure … finish reading Bob Simmons :
FILM | Scarlett Johansson gets ‘Under the Skin’ (Ouch!)

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : Remembering Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury in 1982. Photo by Lennox McLendon / AP / Washington Post.Ray Bradbury remembered:The librarian told my dadhe was asking for trouble “Ray Bradbury, a boundlessly imaginative novelist who wrote some of the most popular science-fiction books of all … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : Remembering Ray Bradbury

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BOOKS / Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Marge Piercy: Science Fiction as Prophetic Vision

Marge Piercy’s ‘He, She and It’:Science fiction as prophetic vision By Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / November 7, 2010 [He, She and It by Marge Piercy (Knopf, 1991); Hardcover; 446 pp.] Marge Piercy’s novel He, She and … finish reading BOOKS / Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Marge Piercy: Science Fiction as Prophetic Vision

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow on ‘Avatar’ : Celebrating the Tree of Life

Avatar and Tu B’Shvat:Celebrating the Great Tree of Life Avatar is extraordinary. Not only for the superficial but powerful technology… but most of all for its spiritually-rooted progressive politics. By Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / January 15, … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow on ‘Avatar’ : Celebrating the Tree of Life

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Avatar : Contradictions of Cameron’s Animation Masterpiece

The contradictions of capital-intensive history:James Cameron’s animation masterpiece The stunning experience of nature, culture, and politics does achieve an important spiritual reversal of the Cowboys and Indians plot. By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / December 28, 2009 “I’ll … finish reading Avatar : Contradictions of Cameron’s Animation Masterpiece

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FILM / Cheap Thrills? ‘Avatar’ Kicks Butt

Avatar is shallow, predictableAnd totally awesome! By Pollyanna O’Possum / The Rag Blog / December 24, 2009 Avatar, the new, multi-million dollar James Cameron’s 3-D sci-fi flick, opened to mixed reviews on Dec. 18, with some criticizing the film’s length … finish reading FILM / Cheap Thrills? ‘Avatar’ Kicks Butt

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BOOKS / Speak English! by Mike Palecek

Sci-fi, conspiracy theories and politics merge:Speak English! is a wild journey By Joan Wile / The Rag Blog / October 10, 2009 [Speak English! by Mike Palecek. Trade paperback, 322 pp. Published by CWG Press; to be released November, 2009.] … finish reading BOOKS / Speak English! by Mike Palecek

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Star Trek and the ‘Prime Directive’ : We’re Still Meddling

Star Trek’s post-cold war, multi-ethnic, multi-gender and multi-specie crew: early imperialist warriors or noble seekers?Aboard the Imperial Star Ship Ameriprise…Heading for the Final Frontier By William Astore / March 27, 2009 I grew up in the 1970s on reruns of … finish reading Star Trek and the ‘Prime Directive’ : We’re Still Meddling

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Robert Silverberg : Sci Fi Writer Takes On Peak Metal

Robert Silverberg at Worldcon 2005 in Glasgow, August 2005. Photo by Szymon Sokół.Reflections: The Death of Galliumby Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg is an American author, best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He is a multiple winner … finish reading Robert Silverberg : Sci Fi Writer Takes On Peak Metal

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