Your Friendly Reminder: Androids and Electric Sheep in Two Days . . .
Just a quick and friendly reminder ahead of the weekend that, as mentioned a couple of weeks ago, BBC Radio 4 will be airing a new adaptation of Philip K. Dick‘s seminal Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? this Sunday at 15:00. This new adaptation is part of BBC Radio 4‘s Dangerous Visions season; it […]Read More
Androids Will Dream of Electric Sheep . . .
. . . real soon now! As alluded to on Wednesday on the SF Gateway blog, we have news of an androidal nature. And it is this: BBC Radio 4 will be airing a new adaptation of Philip K. Dick‘s seminal Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in just a couple of weeks. As part […]Read More
In Memory of Paul Williams
Paul Williams died yesterday, aged 64. I don’t expect this means anything to most people who visit this blog, but you should honour his memory for various reasons. In the wider realm of popular culture, you should honour him as the founding father of rock journalism. The magazine he founded as a 17-year-old college student […]Read More
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
I remember the first time I became aware of Philip K. Dick, and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep. Or, more precisely, according to the cover, the book that inspired BLADE RUNNER (in very big letters). I was about ten, and on holiday in a caravan in North Wales. That isn’t as bad as it […]Read More