'Jurassic Park 4' Delayed We hope you weren't counting too heavily on Jurassic Park 4 making its projected summer 2014 release date, because it looks like Universal has gone back to the drawing board...at least temporarily. The news, as it so often does these days, leaked via Twitter, where Digital Asset Manager Todd Smoyer and Concept Artist Dean Sherriff shared JP4's delay with varying degrees of unhappiness and/or panic. More
Bieber bumped in onstage scuffle in Dubai Megastar singer Justin Bieber is known for his slick dance moves onstage. But spinning away from a mash-up between security guards and a rogue fan has become the hit of his concert in Dubai. Mobile phone video popped up across the Web on Monday showing a male fan rushing toward the 19-year-old performer, who was sitting at a piano on the edge of the stage. More
One flight closer to space tourism Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
Jones called 'greatest country singer of all time' The country music world reacted with deep emotion upon learning of the death of legendary singer George Jones. Here's a sampling of quotes and tweets about Jones: "The world has lost the greatest country singer of all time. Amen." - Merle Haggard More
Science fiction for the masses - Boulder Weekly Singer Charlotte Church says physics rocks her universe - Big News Network 03/7/2014 - 11:56 am | View Link
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2013 Nebula nominees show the new face of science fiction and ... - Gawker 13) ''The Litigation Master and ... Spruck Wrigley ( Lightspeed 6/13) Ray Bradbury Award for ... Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science ... 02/25/2014 - 5:00 am | View Link
'Fahrenheit 451' author Ray Bradbury dies at age 91 after teaching Americans to love science fiction novels Ray Bradbury, the science fiction-fantasy master who transformed his childhood dreams and Cold War fears into telepathic Martians, lovesick sea monsters, and, in uncanny detail, the high-tech, book-burning future of 'Fahrenheit 451,' has died. 06/7/2012 - 3:53 am | View Link
Ray Bradbury, Who Brought Mars to Earth With a Lyrical Mastery, Dies at 91 In the mid-1980s he was the on-camera host of “Ray Bradbury Theater,” a cable series that featured dramatizations of his short stories. While Mr. Bradbury ... mixed feelings about modern life, a theme that animated much of his fiction ... 06/7/2012 - 2:21 am | View Link
Ray Bradbury on Film: The Best of the Sci Fi Master’s Movies and TV Shows Ray Bradbury, the iconic science fiction writer, has died at the age of 91. The author penned some of the most memorable fantasy stories of the 40s and 50s and helped elevate writing science fiction from pulp to a recognized art form. 06/6/2012 - 3:35 pm | View Link
Science-fiction master Ray Bradbury dies at 91 Ray Bradbury, a master of science fiction whose imaginative and lyrical evocations of the future reflected both the optimism and the anxieties of his own postwar America, died Tuesday in Los Angeles. He was 91. His death was confirmed by his agent, Michael ... 06/6/2012 - 3:13 pm | View Link
Ray Bradbury, master of science fiction, dies at 91 LOS ANGELES - Ray Bradbury anticipated iPods, interactive television, electronic surveillance and live, sensational media events, including televised police pursuits - and not necessarily as good things. The science fiction-fantasy master spent his life ... 06/6/2012 - 11:52 am | View Link
An Evening with Ray Bradbury 2001 Visit: http://www.uctv.tv Science fiction author Ray Bradbury regales his audience with stories about his life and love of writing in "Telling the Truth ... 03/8/2014 - 2:17 pm | View Website
Ray Bradbury Ray Douglas Bradbury (August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012) was an American fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery fiction writer. Best known for his dystopian ... 03/8/2014 - 7:36 am | View Website
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Ray Bradbury Ray Bradbury, recipient of the 2000 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the 2004 National Medal of Arts, and the 2007 ... 03/7/2014 - 6:54 am | View Website
Ray Bradbury A bibliography of Ray Bradbury's books, with the latest releases, covers, descriptions and availability. 03/7/2014 - 3:41 am | View Website
In the right hands, nonfiction can be more compelling than fiction. Case in point are two new books by distinguished Sacramento Bee journalists, one who is working, the other who is retired.
“Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War” by Bruce Dancis
“Weed Land” by Peter Hecht
When he began writing about blues, country, soul, and early rock-and-roll, Peter Guralnick had one simple goal: to convey his own passion for artists such as Muddy Waters, Merle Haggard, Bobby Bland, and Jerry Lee Lewis, and explain why they were so important.
Any attempt to review or explain a life's work in 1,000 words is bound to traffic in sweeping generalities, which is something Denise Levertov never did. Her magisterial Collected Poems brings together her 19 published collections, from The Double Image (1946) to This Great Unknowing (1999) and includes 20 "Early and Uncollected" poems dating from the '40s to the '60s.
In several books, especially The Blind Watchmaker (1986) and The God Delusion (2006), biologist Richard Dawkins maintained that Charles Darwin "made it possible to be an intellectually fulfilled atheist."