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Recession and The Architects of Fear

There are stimulus plans, and then there are stimulus plans. In one of the strangest intersections between the fantastic in popular culture and politics, an economist is drawing upon the idea of alien invasion to get us out of the recession. As an opinion piece in The Week writes: There's no shortage of ideas on […]

The Outer Limits Anniversary

Today is the anniversary of the debut of The Outer Limits in 1963. This was part of a great collection of television programs that focused on tales of the fantastic, and although The Outer Limits did not capture my imagination with the intensity that The Twilight Zone did, I still remember getting scared to death […]

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