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Agent Palmer Commentates on Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr Strangelove a hot-line suspense comedy

On Sept. 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy addressed the United Nations General Assembly in which he can be quoted as saying, “Every man, woman and child lives under a nuclear sword of Damocles, hanging by the slenderest of threads, capable of being cut at any moment by accident or miscalculation or by madness.”

This was three years before his assassination would move the original release date of Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, which was eventually released on Jan. 29, 1964.

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The Nerdist Way by Chris Hardwick is Self Help that Reads like a Friendly Nerd Conversation

Self Help for Nerds from Chris Hardwick in The Nerdist Way

We can all use a little help. Sometimes from our friends, sometimes from ourselves. Whether or not we admit to needing help, to others or to ourselves, will make it all the more apparent that we need it.

For nerds, self-help books are everywhere, because learning comes from everywhere – from video games, from that tabletop dungeon crawl from eight years ago, or from the many experiences in between. A good self-help book for nerds is a bit like the Highlander: “There can be only one.” That one is The Nerdist Way: How to Reach the Next Level (In Real Life) by the Nerdist himself, Chris Hardwick.

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‘Star Wars’ Prediction from Long Time ago Raises Questions about Vision for Final Trilogy

Future Life magazine-August 1980

In the August 1980 issue of Future Life, published just three months after the release of The Empire Strikes Back, a quote appears in the science and science fiction magazine that references Empire as the “‘second act’ of a proposed nine movie Star Wars series.”

This cannot be debated as I physically have a copy of the magazine.

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Interrogations

The Interrogation of Jerry JB Manas

The Thorough Interrogation of Renaissance Man and Author J.B. “Jerry” Manas

The interrogation of J.B. “Jerry” Manas is fascinating for anyone who has an inclination towards writing, although the concepts and advice wound through this can apply to subjects much broader than just writing. Usually, subjects of my interrogations are pliable, but it took this co-author of The Kronos Interference a little while to open up, and when he did… it wasn’t Intel we found inside, it was wisdom.

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