Alita Battle Angel: Film Review

Alita Battle Angel follows the heroes quest in ways you don’t normally expect– Roller Derby Style.  And since it is roller derby, it’s only fitting it be a woman who ends up on top. It’s an epic quest, and it is still anime, so it does follow many anime tropes, which I won’t mention here […]

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Jordan… A Mars Story

Jordan moved through the cafeteria line, sliding his tray along the smooth synthetic surface, only slowing as the android on the other side of the serving bar scooped him a mass of brownish gray  that landed with a slick “plop” on his tray.  He frowned as he looked at it. “What is this sh!t?” he […]

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Why We Tell Stories

From SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN It is in our nature to need stories. They are our earliest sciences, a kind of people-physics. Their logic is how we naturally think. They configure our biology, and how we feel, in ways long essential for our survival. Like our language instinct, a story drive—an inborn hunger for story hearing and […]

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