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(0 replies, posted in Café Metropole)

A slideshow from its construction in the 1920s. >>

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(495 replies, posted in Startling Stories)

Thanks.

A poetic summary of what six months of civilian service in Afghanistan was like.

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(495 replies, posted in Startling Stories)

I am currently reading a collection of Poul Anderson's Polesotechnic short-stories. The stories were orginally published from the 1950s to the 1980s. Several have aged poorly. Mr Anderson's output was of highly variable quality, ranging from the annoying to the poetic.

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(22 replies, posted in Never Was Magazine)

The movie premiered here a few weeks ago in 3D, but because of some eye hassle I don't like that arrangement. Yesterday the 2D version eventually appeared at a nearby cinema so I was off at once.

Yes, it was highly enjoyable. No, it was not Burroughs's original story. It had been modernized to suit us, the living, and the revisions worked out quite nicely. The movie's version of Dejah Thoris really rocks. (But where are the other eight types of rays?) I will review the movie at my blog Drömsmedjan in a few days.

Edit: Here is the review >>>

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(495 replies, posted in Startling Stories)

The last few weeks I have been re-reading novels by William Gibson. You find my observations and opinions here >>>

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(6 replies, posted in Ætherscope)

Dr Damon Molinarius wrote:

Fear not, good lady - someone has hijacked it and posted on youtube

Looks really great -- I want to show this series to my kids so that they learn more about colonialism. India is their mother's homeland and I have been unable to give them a good explanation why the British conquered it. It is a matter of "getting the big picture".

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(27 replies, posted in Café Metropole)

Evil-looking -- like something from WH40K

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(30 replies, posted in The Diogenes Club)

Yeah, I bet Sauron was fuming a lot, not to mention that smoking volcano. wink

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(36 replies, posted in Ætherscope)

I'll ask the senior kid to take a snapshot. wink

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(36 replies, posted in Ætherscope)

Well, I dropped by the local barbershop today and requested a WW2 crewcut. Looks quite nice according to my wife. smile