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The Battling Psychiatrists of Awake, The Long Goodbye, and “A Wild Surmise”

In Chapter Thirty-One of Raymond Chandler’s The Long Goodbye (1953), Marlowe nurses a hangover with a drink and some light reading.  The story he chooses would likely interest most Kuttner and Moore fans: “Ordinarily I was not a morning drinker…But … Continue reading

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Waveries at Chicon 7 (Sept. 2012)

Just returned from Chicon 7, at which there were a number of waverlies and panels worthy of mention. Learning to Be Dangerous: A wide-ranging discussion of the subversive sf of the past and the role it might play in the … Continue reading

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“The Waveries,” Fredric Brown, 1945

“The Waveries,” Fredric Brown, 1945 — George Bailey, a radio ad writer, listens to the fulsome ads of his rival while drinking and playing gin rummy with Maisie, a friend. A tapping similar to Morse code interrupts one of the … Continue reading

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