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to the unknown and back

Are science fiction writers clear eyed prophets that we can turn to them for an accurate depiction of life in the near and medium term future?Hardly. Those who go into prophecy seriously are much better at foreseeing general trends than … Continue reading

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composing with the visually illiterate

Jesse Marinoff Reyes ( Jesse Marinoff Reyes Design, Maplewood, N.J.) Astounding Science Fiction (digest) January 1952 issue Illustration: Hubert Rogers (1898-1982) One of the giants of pulp sci-fi, Rogers had been a contributor to Astounding Science Fiction from the latter … Continue reading

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when we were fab: takin’ the a train

Don Hunstein was the staff photographer for Columbia in the early to mid 1960’s and worked with well known art directors at the label like John Berg and Bob Cato. In the LP era the album cover was a complementary … Continue reading

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the lost decade: a hang five for prosperity

Socially, politically and economically, we are entering uncharted waters. We appear to be at the cusp on some major transformations. The issues are rather complex, seemingly beyond the comprehension¬† of the present crew of economic advisers. The result is a … Continue reading

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