THE PREPOSTEROUS BOLLOX OF THE SITUATION

A collection of stuff, things, nonsense, rants, raves, pretties, sillies, and gee-gaws from Rev. Hugo Nebula, Ordained Minister of the Church of the SubGenius. (And boobs. Sometimes there are boobs. Just like in real life.) Thank you for reading.
 

 

 

 

 
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"I was sold on J. G. Ballard’s High Rise (1975) after the first ten words: “Later, as he sat on his balcony eating the dog…”

I didn’t care what the second half of that sentence would turn out to be; I was already there, sitting on the balcony. It’s not that I don’t like dogs, really, but more that here was a book that clearly had no qualms about its world, had the confidence to disarm probably half of its possible readers with the bleak and unnerving image of a human casually eating a dog on a balcony. If this is where Ballard began, I knew there would be hell to pay in what came after…”

ayearinthecountry:

TRAILS AND INFLUENCES FROM THE A YEAR IN THE COUNTRY PROJECT.

(via A Year In The Country: Day #195/365: World On A Wire; a curiously prescient Simulacron)

70sscifiart:

Interface trilogy cover art by Peter Andrew Jones, 1977.

(via darkmechanic)

"Author Daniel Keyes, 86, died June 15, 2014. Keyes is best known for his classic SF story “Flowers for Algernon” (F&SF, 1959), the bestselling 1966 novel expansion, and the film version Charly (1968)…"

sea-change:

MARY FUCKING SHELLEY.  ’oh, i’m a nineteen year old female in a world where females are basically valued only as mothers, grieving over the loss of my child, disowned by my father, in dire financial straights, stuck in a country that’s not my own, ignored and cheated on by my husband, and belittled by my husband’s friends?  how am i going to deal with this?  WHY DON’T I COMPLETELY CHANGE THE RULES OF LITERATURE, MOTHERFUCKERS?  AND WHILE I’M AT IT, I’LL SIMULTANEOUSLY INVENT AN ENTIRE NEW GENRE, AND WRITE THE FIRST NON-RELIGIOUS CREATION MYTH.’

(via o-atlas)

cypulchre:

retro-pulp and spaghetti-western style posters by Timothy Anderson

ARTIST NAME IS TIMOTHY ANDERSON, guys.

(via fuckyeahpkd)

eatsleepdraw:

created as a book cover for “All Summer In A Day” 

fuckyeahpkd:

RADIO FREE ALBEMUTH OFFICIAL MAIN TRAILER (2014) (by RFAMovie)

the long-awaited movie will be released on june 27th

boomerstarkiller67:

"Dune" artwork by John Schoenherr

(via adogs-breakfast)

Not every science fiction story is meant to predict the future, but some of them have forecast future events with incredible accuracy. This timeline sketches out some of the most exciting examples of times that science fiction became fact…”

(via All The Times Science Fiction Became Science Fact In One Chart)