Sunday, February 10, 2008

Light Reading for a Sunday Afternoon, Vol. IV

Here are some recent news pieces worth reading:

Ex Marks the Spot,” by Shaun Brady, Philadelphia City Paper, Feb. 6, 2008. Mentions a screening of the Soviet silent sci-fi film classic Aelita: Queen of Mars (1924), with a new score by a Philadelphia-based musician.

THQ Confirms Red Faction III,” by Rob Purchese,, Feb. 6, 2008. A “first-person shooter” video game set on Mars is in development.

Barry Morse, 89; played Lt. Gerard on The Fugitive,” by Valerie J. Nelson, Los Angeles Times, Feb. 5, 2008. Obituary of Morse, who appeared in the television series Space: 1999 and later in the miniseries The Martian Chronicles (1980).

The Automatic Author: A. Lee Martinez interviewed,” by Charles Tan,, Jan. 2, 2008. Martinez cites Edgar Rice Burroughs as one of his biggest influences.

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