Archive for October 7, 2010

Soyuz Rocket Blasts Off

Posted in Weird Science with tags , , , , , , , on October 7, 2010 by ghostradioworld

Only moments ago, the Soyuz rocket (TMA-01M) blasted off from Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Cosmodrome for a rendezvous with the Internation Space Station.  This flight is coming only days after the 53rd anniversary of Sputnik.  This is part of larger mission to revitalize the ISS.

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Ridley Scott Producing Philip K. Dick Project!

Posted in Books, Movies, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Television, Writing with tags , , , , , , , on October 7, 2010 by ghostradioworld

According to Deadline Hollywood, Ridley Scott will produce a four part BBC miniseries based on Philip K. Dick‘s Hugo Award winning novel The Man in the High Castle.  The novel is about a world in which the Axis powers won World War II.  This represents the first Ridley Scott adaptation of one Dick’s works since Blade RunnerHoward Brenton has been hired to pen the adaption.

This is great news.  The Man in the High Castle is a classic of Science Fiction literature.  And a thrilling read.  We highly recommend it.

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