Tuesday, April 2, 2013
2 April 2013
Michael Fassbinder b. 1977
Clark Gregg b. 1962
Joan D. Vinge b. 1948
(won 1981 Hugo for The Snow Queen)
Sir Alec Guinness b. 1914 died 8/5/2000
Even though I am a huge Whedonverse fan, Sir Alec Guinness is the Ace of Spades and spades are trump. There's no way to beat him. He didn't love the role of Obi-Wan, but I loved pretty much his whole career, so I use this picture from earlier in his career, looking like a lovable cad.
Movie premieres Clash of the Titans released, 2010
In the year 2000!
Cancer, the common cold, and tooth decay will all be conquered; the revolutionary new problem in medical research will be to accomplish "regeneration," i.e., to enable a man to grow a new leg, rather than fit him with an artificial limb.
Predictor: Robert A. Heinlein in 1950
Reality: Since baseball season has begun, Ridiculous Bob gets a line in the box score.
4 at-bats, 0 hits, 3 strikeouts, grounds into double play.
Looking one day ahead... INTO THE FUTURE!
Wednesday is John Elfreth Watkins day. Tomorrow, he continues to discuss agriculture and food processes, again with only partial success.
Join me then... IN THE FUTURE!