What happens when your toaster is plotting against you? Find out in the episode of the Philip K. Dick Book Club as we look at "Colony."
In this episode, Thomas Paine goes to the front and provides reportage, and trolls the British. Learn what is wrote in The American Crisis.
In this episode of the Philip K. Dick Book Club, we examine "Paycheck," a story of corporate games that remind us of later cyberpunk works.
In this episode, we begin a new series on Thomas Paine with his 1776 pamphlet "Common Sense".
In this episode we see how cultures could be preserved in DNA, and corrupted. We also witness another example of how Dick misunderstood evolution.
In this final episode on the Harlem Renaissance, I explore the impact of Gabriel's Revolt of 1800 as told by Arna Bontemps in his historical fiction novel Black Thunder. (See Episode 35 for my introduction to this book)
In "Second Variety", Philip K. Dick explores the future of war at its most brutal.
In this episode, I examine the first half of Arna Bontemp's novel on Gabriel's Revolt, Black Thunder.
Energy beings, hamsters, evolution, and unexplored asteroids...it's Philip K. Dick's story "The Infinites".
Part 2 of 2 on Rudolph Fisher's The Conjure Man Dies, a wonderful Harlem Renaissance novel exploring magic and society in Harlem.
In this episode of the Philip K. Dick Book Club we find out how to make the world--and the people in it--our plaything.
Rudolph Fisher's wonderful mystery novel of the Harlem Renaissance, The Conjure Man Dies, examines the people and culture of black Harlem.