Posts Tagged ‘Robert Heinlein’

  • Philip K Dick

    Philip K Dick

    May 11th, 2013 | Writers | journalpulp | No Comments

    He was one strange cat. I don’t always love his literature, but I love his individuality, his originality, his inexhaustible inventiveness, his arrant hatred of authoritarianism, his mad genius: Philip Kindred Dick (nom-de-guerres Richard Phillipps and Jack Dowland), philosophical novelist who bridged the science-fictional and the historical, drug-user, drug-abuser, paranoiac, self-described “acosmic panentheist,” twin brother […]

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  • The Individualistic, The Eccentric, The Cool, The Anachronistic

    September 30th, 2012 | Writers | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    Jean Jacques Rousseau, who categorically believed in the existence of vampires. Persistent legend that the young Leonardo De Vinci was so strong he could — and frequently did — straighten horseshoes with his bare hands. Charles Dickens, a hyper-manic walker who sometimes went twenty-five miles at a headlong pace. A walk? What on earth for? […]

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