1970s

BOOK REVIEW: "Stress Pattern" by Neal Barrett Jr. (1974)

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Neal Barrett Jr. is one of those writers that I’ve been meaning to get around to reading for some time; several of his novels have been stacked in the teetering piles of paperbacks that constitute the décor of my home office. Recently, I picked Stress Pattern largely at random out of a bag of paperbacks I recently bought and read through it. The book is a short, 70s SF novel published by DAW books with the old uniform yellowish covers.

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RETROSPECULATIVE TV: Battlestar Galactica (1978): “Lost Planet of the Gods” (Episodes 2 and 3)

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Last time out, I gave you the literary equivalent of the Vietnam War by way of a review. I apologize. Again. I had a lot of info to get through, but let’s see if I can do it in a less murderously insane fashion this time out, by which I mean: “Shorter”

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RETROSPECULATIVE TV: Man From Atlantis: “Man From Atlantis” (Episode 1)

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Since it’s the winter doldrums, and there’s really nothing on TV for us to review; and since the season won’t really get back into full swing until February/March, I decided this would be a fine time for us to introduce a feature I’ve been toying with the idea for some time now: “Retrospeculative TV.” The concept is simple: These are really old shows, which we’ll be reviewing as if they were new shows.

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