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Science Fiction's Golden Age

Dedication to L. Ron Hubbard’s Battlefield Earth

In 1983, L. Ron Hubbard gave his last public interview to the Rocky Mountain News upon publication of Battlefield Earth. He was asked, “What, really, was that period now described as “the golden age of science fiction?”

John W. Campbell

Conspiracy for a Better World Snapshot: John W. Campbell, Jr.

This is next in my series on L. Ron Hubbard’s dedication in Battlefield Earth to “all the merry crew” of what became known as America’s Golden Age of Science Fiction. And as Hubbard stated, “They are all worth rereading, every one.” And one prominent name is John W. Campbell, Jr.

Thor and Terl go at it at SD Comic Con 2017

Superheroes and Star Wars Characters Stand with Terl at Comic Con

Terl returned to San Diego Comic Con 2017 and found good company with superheroes as well as Star Wars characters Chewbacca and a baby Ewok and more.

Arthur C. Clarke

Conspiracy for a Better World Snapshot: Arthur C. Clarke

This is my second blog in a series on L. Ron Hubbard’s dedication in Battlefield Earth to “all the merry crew” of what became known as America’s Golden Age of Science Fiction. And as Hubbard stated, “They are all worth rereading, every one.” And one prominent name is Arthur C. Clarke.

Let's Celebrate

This Is How We Celebrate Excellence in Marketing

Nearly 40 guests gathered at the L. Ron Hubbard Theatre to celebrate Battlefield Earth winning an Audie in the category of Excellence in Marketing, one of the top categories for this award bestowed by the Audio Publishers Association.

Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein – the Conspiracy for a Better World

Ron Hubbard dedicated Battlefield Earth to Robert A. Heinlein, A. E. van Vogt, John W. Campbell, Jr. and “all the merry crew” of what became known as America’s Golden Age of Science Fiction. The full list is over 80 names long! And as Hubbard stated, “They are all worth rereading, every one.”

Voyager spacecraft NASA

What If Sci Fi Writers Really Did Have It Right On Aliens?

The announcement by NASA that Voyager 1 is in interstellar space while Voyager 2 is in the Heliosheath and soon to leave our solar system, 40 years after Voyager’s flights began, poses an interesting proposition.

STEM Education

Battlefield Earth – Epic

Epic in its current use seems to mean a sort of meld of awesome (i.e., neat-o) and outstanding. Epic: “telling a story about a hero or about exciting events or adventures very great” or “large and usually difficult or impressive” This is the meaning that was in my mind after reading Battlefield Earth.

Rocket launch from NASA

Alien Invasion: Is Earth Prepared? (Part 3 of 3)

This is a three-part article written by Jim Marrs, the author of the New York Times bestseller “Alien Agenda.” The final in the series discusses “Is Earth Prepared?”

Flying saucers over a farm

Alien Invasion: Is Earth Prepared? (Part 2 of 3)

This is a three-part article written by Jim Marrs, the author of the New York Times bestseller “Alien Agenda.” Part 2: What If They Really Exist? Today, the topic of alien invasion is taken more seriously. A controversial book purporting to be a genuine report from the early 1960s by a “Special Study Group” connected to the federal government entitled “Report from Iron Mountain on the Possibility and Desirability of Peace” looked into …