Category Archive: Science Fiction

The Movie Is Probably Better

I can’t wait to see The Martian starring Matt Damon, because I’m positive it is going to be better than the book of the same name by Andy Weir. I decided to read… Continue reading

Ender’s Game : A Prime Example of How Books Are Better Than Movies

Just over a decade ago, my husband and I worked downtown in the city and commuted together.  We were young, childless, and had more money than we knew what to do with.  As… Continue reading

Dune: A Concoction of Myth

I watched a movie from 1984 last night.  These were the highlights: Patrick Stewart with a mullet, clumsy fight scenes meant to be exciting and fast-paced, Sting as a villain with clown hair,… Continue reading

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: A Smelly Book Full of Clichés

Why do mass market paperback books smell so funny? I could barely hold my copy of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy up to my face because of the awful aroma emanating from… Continue reading