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« on: December 16, 2008, 05:31:40 PM »

http://hugo-sb.way-nifty.com/hugo_sb/2008/11/philipk-dick-do.html

Who wouldn't want a new PKD book?
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« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2008, 05:32:42 PM »

Phillip K. Dick is the man!
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« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2008, 09:15:09 AM »

Truly - I would recommend his books to anyone who likes sci-fi.  Most folks probably have no idea how many movies have been made from his writings.
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« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2008, 05:30:42 PM »

Truly - I would recommend his books to anyone who likes sci-fi.  Most folks probably have no idea how many movies have been made from his writings.

Agreed. Total Recall, Blade Runner, A Scanner Darkly, and Minority Report.
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« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2008, 05:41:39 PM »

And more!  (Thanks to http://www.philipkdick.com/films_intro.html)

Completed Films:

Blade Runner  (1982)
Based on "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?"

Screamers  (1995)
Based on "Second Variety"

Total Recall  (1990)
Based on "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale"

Confessions d'un Barjo  (French, 1992)
Based on "Confessions of a Crap Artist"

Impostor  (2001)
Based on "Impostor."

Minority Report  (2002)
Based on "The Minority Report."

Paycheck  (December 25, 2003)
Based on "Paycheck."

A Scanner Darkly  (July 7, 2006)
Based on "A Scanner Darkly"

Next (April 27, 2007)
Based on "The Golden Man"
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« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2008, 12:15:28 AM »

What a badass.
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« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2008, 09:08:37 PM »

EIGHTY? Jesus.

I wouldnt be surprised if he actually had just downloaded his consciousness into the internet 15 years ago and decided to live forever writing amazing stories.
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