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Tuesday, August 19 2014

Philip K. Dick's 'Radio Free Albemuth' Finally Reaches the Silver Screen

Like the book that inspired it, Radio Free Albemuth works as a vindicating love letter to spiritual seekers who feel that humanity is capable of more than the Orwellian rat race.


Columns

Thursday, July 26 2012

Tears in Rain: 'Blade Runner' and Philip K. Dick's Legacy in Film

Thirty years after the release of Blade Runner, with a remake of Total Recall on the horizon, the work of Philip K. Dick continues to find its way into our cinemas and minds. How did the visions of a paranoid loner become the most relevant science fiction of our time?


Sunday, December 6 2009

Philip K. Dick's Defense of Video Games

Philip K. Dick’s fiction is a defense of the validity of video games because despite the fact that they are not real, his stories argue that there is still something valid in the artificial.


Reviews

Monday, August 5 2013

We Can Rebuild Him: David Dufty's Exploration into Philip K. Dick's Robotic Resurrection

Dufty could take most tech writers to school with his lucid prose that maintains an even tone while reducing hopelessly intricate subjects to their core concepts.


Wednesday, July 26 2006

A Scanner Darkly

Hallucination is not a private matter; it is a a subjective reality, backed with the force of unyielding belief, and it can become consensus reality.


Wednesday, November 30 2005

Dr. Futurity by Philip K. Dick

By using the previous genocide of the native residents of North America as a futuristic rallying cry for his characters, Dick delivers an interesting epic without a great deal of technical wizardry or speculative mumbo jumbo.


News

Thursday, October 16 2014

Amazon Bets on Bold Programming to Woo TV Viewers

Amazon has made its fortune offering consumers a safe way to spend their money. When it comes to television production, though, the company is making a name for itself by taking on some of the riskiest projects coming out of Hollywood.


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