by Chris Gray Sci-fi fans across the world were saddened when prolific author Ray Bradbury died Tuesday, Wired magazine reported. The typewriter-loving Bradbury was 91 and lived in Los Angeles. Bradbury was best-known for writing that set the standard for post-WWII science fiction such as Fahrenhe ... More >>
National Lampoon CoversAmong Don Ivan Punchatz's most familiar works is the cover for the November 1974 National Lampoon.Spent the better part of the morning looking at the artwork of Don Ivan Punchatz, the New Jersey-born illustrator and TCU adjunct design professor for 40 years who died last Th ... More >>
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2001 sans robots and flying cars
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