Mork, He Dead: A Tribute to Robin Williams, Fallen World Jester

“There by the rivers of Babylon 5 we sat and wept.” Several days ago, I was feeling generally nostalgic and posted a photo from the film version of The World According to Garp as my Facebook background photo. It was the cover photo of the movie tie-in paperback—which shows a scene not original to John […]

Beam Me Up: Obamacare in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

I love Dick. Don’t worry, this article is not a Rick Warren-inspired cry for help for gay conversion therapy.  The reference is to Philip K. Dick, quite possibly the greatest science fiction author of all-time. If you are not familiar with Dick, you probably have seen a movie or two inspired by his brilliantly warped […]