A Dim View of ’19

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  That’s what the ’80s had. It was dystopias as far as the eye could see: Blade Runner (’82), The Running Man (’87) and Akira (’88) are all set in 2019. It seems the stress of the Cold War-ending Reagan era was a sweet-spot match with the (more or less) single generation distance of that… Read more »

Buffy Ho-Tep

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CRACKIN’ WISE. [p 111] THE YOUNG and THE OLD. YOU are WELCOME.  

About that Bar Fight

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I’ve made some headway in my ongoing mission to get into a Spaceport Bar Brawl. But first, let’s talk about the fantasy fights I’ve found. White Dwarf — bless ’em — have been particularly keen. They published four from Feb ’79 to July ’98. First, naturally, we have First Age D&D: Print the above brawl’s… Read more »

Brit Wars

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Continuing the 41-year cycle, what’s next?:     I’m a huge fan of ’38. Go HERE And I’m a big fan of ’79. Go HERE What does 2020 have in store I wonder? Something along the lines of this: Or (or maybe and) this: Though I guess if you want to be cautious you could… Read more »