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Science Fiction Classic Books, Foundation and Battlefield Earth

With the new Apple TV series for the Foundation coming out, I dug into what makes must-read classic science fiction, using Battlefield Earth and Foundation.

Creating SF Cult Classics

The Irony of Negative Reviews: Creating SF Cult Classics

How movies that were critically reviewed upon release have become cult classics, such as “2001: A Space Odyssey,” “Blade Runner” or “Battlefield Earth.”

Button camera from Battlefield Earth

Cameras of Future Past

Science fiction has pushed technology to reach the impossible. Sci-fi cameras are at the forefront with 45% of the world’s population owning one—don’t you?

Gift for Dad Who Wants Nothing

Gifts for a Dad Who Wants Nothing

With Father’s Day right around the corner, it can be especially tough to find gifts for a dad who wants nothing. If he is a reader, this is a sure winner.

Voyager spacecraft

Was It a Mistake to Broadcast Earth Coordinates on Voyager?

Was it a mistake to put Earth’s coordinates on the space probes Voyager 1 and 2? According to the science fiction novel, Battlefield Earth, by L. Ron Hubbard, the answer is yes.

Are aliens real?

Are Aliens Real: And Will They Be Good or Bad for Us?

We wanted to know what people thought of the existence of alien life. We also checked for what Stephen Hawking, Jim Marrs, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Elon Musk had to say.

Jonnie Goodboy Tyler

Dune and Battlefield Earth—Heroes: The Force that Drives Sci-Fi

Some of the most loved heroes are from epic sci-fi classics and Paul Atreides (Dune) and Jonnie Goodboy Tyler (Battlefield Earth) arguably set the mold.

Interstellar travel through a wormhole

Interstellar Travel: The Agony and the Ecstasy

Interstellar travel: the distance and time involved make it impossible to boldly go where no one has gone before! Will science fiction help crack the code?

UFOs in Washington DC, 1952

UFO Sightings: A Peaceful Union or a Battlefield Earth?

Big government maintains that there are no such things as intelligent alien life forms, while evidence to the contrary abounds. There are 2,625 reported UFO sightings in 2000, 3,069 reported sightings in 2010 and 4,881 in 2017—all listed with the National UFO Reporting Center.

Space Aliens

My Top 10 Space Aliens

With so many space aliens (scary to comical), listing my top 10 was almost impossible. If you like aliens, you’ll love these short clips and trailers.