Day: March 27, 2006

Stanislaw Lem

Polish writer , author of “Eden” and “Solaris” (filmed by Andrei Tarkovsky in 1971 and by Steven Soderbergh in 2002) has died at the age of 84 today.

The satirical and philosophical science fiction writer — to whom the future had always been suspect — had foreseen many … Read the rest

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Reviewing the Review: March 26 2006

Political bloggers Jerome Armstrong and Markon Soulitsas Zuniga (of MyDD and DailyKos, respectively) have written a book, Crashing the Gate, designed to badger ineffective and discouraged Democrats to find strength in unity before the next election. These two internet-savvy activist/entrepeneurs did a great job of rallying popular opinion … Read the rest

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