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Random thought

The number of movies I’ve seen based on Philip K. Dick books makes it difficult to find an unsullied PKD reading experience.

On the plus side, the A Scanner Darkly movie made little sense to me, so maybe that’s the way to go.

I heard Obama gave a speech at Notre Dame. How’d that go?

I’m going on vacation tomorrow to the land of the wood paneled K-Mart. I will hopefully have a report on the continuing struggle of the immigrant proletariat against the bourgeoisie’s corrupt tourist economy.

Needless to say, serious thoughts are scarce.

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  1. prowler
    May 23, 2009 at 4:01 am | #1

    have you read ubik? that’s next on my list. the man in the high castle was pretty great.

    i thought a scanner darkly made perfect sense, and i understand it’s quite faithful to the book

  2. May 23, 2009 at 1:14 pm | #2

    I’ve just read some of his short stories. Ubik looks interesting.

    I don’t know what it was about A Scanner Darkly. It wasn’t bad, I just seemed to miss the point.

  3. Fate One
    June 12, 2009 at 3:00 pm | #3

    I haven’t read a whole lot of PKD but I found A Scanner Darkly to be really good.. but the movie was just confusing and not very good.

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