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Take a minute, if you will, to consider the prominence of time travel as a theme in the arts. You don't have to be a brilliant but evil scientist huddled in a secret mountaintop laboratory, rubbing your hands together and cackling with glee as you...
"The Strange and Terrible True Tale of Pinocchio (the Wooden Boy) As Told by Frankenstein's Monster (the Wretched Creature)" Walt Disney had a knack for boiling fairy tales down to their least-objectionable essence, and of the many dank Old World...
I have a bad feeling about the remake of "Total Recall," the sci-fi thriller that was adapted from Philip K. Dick's 1966 short story "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale." The1990 movie, which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sharon Stone, was a...
Joseph Sheppard has an IQ above 130. Ask him about his life or worldview and he'll start drawing connections to cosmology and quantum mechanics. He'll toss around names of great intellectuals -- Nietzsche, Spinoza -- as if they're as culturally relevant...
Name: Kathleen Fortner-McNiff aka Miss Kitty Age: A lady never tells her age Occupation: Performer and Imperial Tea Hostess of the Red Fork Empire Found at: Mark Twain House & Museum (Hartford) For the uninitiated, what is steampunk? Where does the word...
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reporterWhether it was Dr. Who, Star Trek or even Battlestar Galactica - fans of all ages were on hand this weekend. Some guests of the 2012 MystiCon were greeted by a talking cake. Lovers of science fiction, fantasy and pop-culture came together at the Holiday...
Tags: Literature, Fiction, Science and Technology, Science, Gaming
Multimedia JournalistIf you love Star Wars, science fiction or just love to dress in costumes, this is the place for you and it's happening all weekend. Shevacon is celebrating its 20th anniversary in a science fiction, fantasy and horror convention all weekend at the...
Tags: Wii, Literature, Fiction, Science and Technology, Science
At what price is beauty? One of science fiction's most enduring themes involves a future world where everyone looks perfect but no one is happy. One old "Twilight Zone" episode involves a young woman refusing to select the "model" body in which she'll...
Good thing Bill Griffith did not take Marcel Duchamp seriously. Otherwise, we'd be without Zippy (aka Zippy the Pinhead), the best-drawn daily underground comic strip in America, still running in 300 newspapers. Griffith, at the time a 19-year-old art...
Tags: Marcel Duchamp, Lyme, Health, Long Island, Drugs and Medicines
Press ReleaseGen Con LLC has agreed with the Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association (ICVA) to continue operating Gen Con, the nation’s largest annual consumer fantasy, sci-fi, and adventure gaming convention with the city of Indianapolis through the...
The illuminated duck will drop over Havre de Grace, Saturday, Dec. 31, with fireworks on the Havre de Grace Middle School grounds on Lewis Lane. Thank you Susquehanna Hose Company volunteers for continuing this tradition in Havre de Grace. Happy New Year...
TurkeyfootThe book "Girl Parts" by John M. Cusick had a very interesting premise. Boys who felt lonely or disconnected to the world around them could purchase a companion from a company called Sakura. This is how the main character, David, meets the robotic girl,...
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