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Snowpiercer And The Rise Of Cli-Fi

Note: I know that not everyone has seen Snowpiercer, but if you do get some free time this weekend, catch it on Netflix because it’s a brilliant and intense film (a whole new spin on Netflix and ‘chill’)!   One of the reasons I&#… Continue reading

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Snowpiercer And The Rise Of Cli-Fi

Note: I know that not everyone has seen Snowpiercer, but if you do get some free time this weekend, catch it on Netflix because it’s a brilliant and intense film (a whole new spin on Netflix and ‘chill’)!   One of the reasons I&#… Continue reading

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A Treatise on Science Fiction and Children’s Books

My favorite children’s story is The Giving Tree. For those of you who have never experienced the true joy that is The Giving Tree, it is a beautiful story written by Shel Silverstein about a young boy who is friends with a tree.  This book is, hands down, my favorite children’s book of all time, […] Continue reading

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