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  • Capt. Xerox 12:13 pm on December 27, 2016 Permalink
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    Walter Cronkite interviews science fiction authors Arthur C. Clarke and Robert A. Heinlein during Apollo 11. https://t.co/GixILmuEhe

     
  • Capt. Xerox 8:59 pm on November 7, 2016 Permalink
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    The Starship Troopers reboot is said to be more faithful to Robert Heinlein's original book, but is that a good idea? https://t.co/suPzPMWCAz

     
    • Lazarus 9:29 pm on November 7, 2016 Permalink | Log in to Reply

      The movie was such a huge difference in tone and message from the novel, it was a bit of a shock. But I confess I still enjoy it for its cheesiness (although Heinlein must have rolled in his grave the day it was released). I just watched Starship Troopers II last Saturday. Not as good but at least it is a much darker movie. Cookie cutter plot, but at least the bugs were creepy. Still keeping an eye out for ST III movie.

  • Capt. Xerox 10:29 pm on June 11, 2016 Permalink
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    No author had more influence on The Original Star Trek than Robert Heinlein. https://t.co/wmPqfzZD7t

     
  • Capt. Xerox 10:31 am on March 4, 2015 Permalink
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    Could we be seeing a TV adaptation of Heinlein's The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress? I'd love to see one! http://t.co/npXI1IwuNv

     
  • Capt. Xerox 11:26 am on April 3, 2014 Permalink
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    I never knew that Robert A. Heinlein’s Stranger in a Strange Land spawned a real church. People are weird. http://t.co/HuIf9d4nWE

     
    • Lazarus 4:13 pm on April 5, 2014 Permalink | Log in to Reply

      Great find BTW cap. I was mesmerized by this church when I saw your post and read most of the article and even perused the church’s website. Heinlein would have been amused at all the politics and breakups that occurred with this Church over the years.

    • Jeffrey Allan Boman 4:04 pm on April 5, 2014 Permalink | Log in to Reply

      This is one of my favorite books, but realizing that it helped inspire Charles Manson is disturbing. That like Scientology it inspired a ‘religion’ is bad too.

      • Lazarus 4:11 pm on April 5, 2014 Permalink | Log in to Reply

        Don’t let it bother you. Manson was (is) a nutcase and just because he found inspiration in something does not mean that something should in any way be blamed. He idolized the Beatles, but that wasn’t their fault.

  • Capt. Xerox 10:42 pm on December 16, 2013 Permalink
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    I wonder what Iranians will think of Heinlein now that a Persian edition of Starship Troopers has been released. http://ow.ly/rKCsB 

     
  • Capt. Xerox 2:11 pm on August 19, 2013 Permalink
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    If you’re not familiar with Heinlein’s juveniles, then here’s a good overview. http://ow.ly/o2wU7

     
  • Capt. Xerox 5:11 pm on August 8, 2012 Permalink
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    I wonder how big the market is for the 46-volume, leather-bound collection of all of Robert Heinlein’s work. http://t.co/HLI6ME80

     
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