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SyFy Greenlights Series Based on Arthur C. Clarke’s ‘Childhood’s End’


SyFy Greenlights Series Based on Arthur C. Clarke’s ‘Childhood’s End’

Legendary science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke wrote several tales exploring what might happen if humanity ever comes into contact with an alien intelligence. 2001: A Space Odyssey is the best known of the bunch thanks to Stanley Kubrick’s classic film adaptation, but the film director had also expressed interest in adapting another one: Childhood’s [...]

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Cage Match 2014: Round 2: Katniss Everdeen vs HAL 9000: Screen


Katniss faces off against Hal 9000 – who will survive?

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Cage Match 2014: Round 1: Hal 9000 vs Baron Munchausen: Screen


When a teller of tall tales encounters artificial intelligence, who takes this win in Cage Match 2014 is anyone’s game!

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Cage Match 2014: Round 1: HAL 9000 vs Trillian Astra: Page


HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke rises from the pages to battle Trillian Astra from the pages of A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.

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Adventurous Andy Deemer Talks His Way Into Arthur C. Clarke’s Office


arthur-c-clarke-house4The website AsiaObscura is a gonzo travelogue curated by Andy Deemer, a writer, world traveler and sometimes movie director and producer (”Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead”)…

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China Mieville Wins the Hugo Award!


On September 5th at the World Science Fiction Convention (this year in Melbourne, Australia), Del Rey’s own China Miéville won the Hugo Award for best novel for his critically acclaimed THE CITY AND THE CITY.

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25 Years of Spectra: RAMA II (1989) by Arthur C. Clarke and Gentry Lee


Twenty-one years ago, one of the great science fiction books of all time, Rendezvous with Rama got a sequel: RAMA II. This time, Arthur C. Clarke paired up with Gentry Lee to write the story, and the result, I must admit, was fascinating. For one thing, the back-story they created between Rendezvous [...]

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