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Ray Bradbury

Dandelion Wine

David Sable | Posted 11.03.2012 | Media
David Sable

One of my favorite books about summer and its rites and rituals is Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury. I highly recommend it, no matter if you are, like me, ending summer or if you are in a part of the world where summer and its joys are looming.

Marcus Baram

Ray Bradbury's FBI File | Marcus Baram | Posted 08.28.2012 | Books

Late science-fiction legend Ray Bradbury was actively investigated by the FBI during the 1960s for suspected Communist leanings, according to FBI file...

Remembering Ray Bradbury

Sam Weller | Posted 09.15.2012 | Books
Sam Weller

There, on a gracious green corner lot in West Los Angeles, where the mature palm trees rustle in the night wind and beads of dew gather on the ice plant, you can't miss it. The house. Even in the moonlight, the color, is unmistakable. The big, rambling house, is painted dandelion yellow.

Marc Zicree's Sci-Fi Spectacle, Space Command, Blasts Off

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.28.2012 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Zicree's Space Command has already gone where no film project has gone before, setting a record as the fastest film ever funded on Kickstarter.

Ray Bradbury and the Lyricism of the Strange

Brad Schreiber | Posted 08.20.2012 | Entertainment
Brad Schreiber

You don't imitate someone like Ray Bradbury. And you don't edit him. At best, you adapt him and you hew as closely as possible to his lyricism of the strange.

The New Media Film Festival Returns to L.A. This Week

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.14.2012 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Now in its third year, The New Media Film Festival, the event that Culture Rehab called 'Sundance for the Facebook crowd' returns to the Landmark Cinema on West Pico.

Goodbye Ray Bradbury, My Friend

Todd Klick | Posted 08.14.2012 | Books
Todd Klick

After a week's reflection on Ray's passing, gratefulness has replaced my stinging tears. The beauty of being a writer is that our thoughts -- the most intimate part of ourselves -- can live on through the ink in our printed words.

8 Greatest Ray Bradbury Adaptations by EC Comics

Brian Cronin | Posted 08.14.2012 | Books
Brian Cronin

Here are the eight best adaptatons EC Comics did of Bradbury's short stories. The eight stories (all under ten pages long) are in chronological order from when they were first released.

Ray Bradbury, 1921-2012

Jay Neugeboren | Posted 08.11.2012 | Books
Jay Neugeboren

Martha Foley, who was editor of the annual Best American Short Stories, received a telegram in 1945 from Bradbury in which he stated that under no circumstances would he ever allow a story of his to be printed in her anthology.

Bradbury Lives!

Kimberly Butler | Posted 08.10.2012 | Books
Kimberly Butler

I would like to think that when we escape our earthly imprisonment, all the answers of the universe are revealed to us. I can see Ray, singing the body electric, dancing amongst the stars, reveling in the glory of it all.

Ray Bradbury Said He Dated Bo Derek and Wrote Fahrenheit 451 in Nine Days

Tanya Jo Miller | Posted 08.08.2012 | Books
Tanya Jo Miller

Bradbury had one of those big personalities where it's hard to tell fact from fiction, and I found it didn't matter much where the line blurred, because his stories had the feeling of legend anyway.

READ: Ray Bradbury R.I.P. Tweets By Scientists, Sci-Fi Fans

Posted 06.07.2012 | Science

Ray Bradbury may be dead, but the twitterverse is alive with fond remembrances of the celebrated author, whose books include "Dandelion Wine" and scie...

NASA Video Tribute To Ray Bradbury

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 06.07.2012 | Home

In November 1971, authors Ray Bradbury and Arthur C. Clarke joined scientists Carl Sagan and Bruce Murray for a panel discussion at Caltech. The occas...

At What Temperature Does a Kindle Burn? Remembering Ray Bradbury

Sandip Roy | Posted 08.07.2012 | Books
Sandip Roy

When I discovered Ray Bradbury I thought he was imagining the future. Now I realize he is part of my past.

An Unlikely Group Of Nerds Remembers Ray Bradbury

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 06.07.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- If there's one place where Ray Bradbury's legacy is tangibly omnipresent, it's the Electronic Entertainment Expo. While he denounced v...

In Memory of Ray Bradbury, the 10 Best Science Fiction Films

John Farr | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

As Ray Bradbury understood, we humans are innately fascinated by the unknown and by what may lie in the future. With contemporary society in the state it's in, the idea of aliens, time warps and alternate realities can seem downright appealing -- a welcome escape. These ten features provide all that, and more.

10 Greatest Stories Written By Ray Bradbury

Craig W. Anderson | Posted 08.06.2012 | Books
Craig W. Anderson

Ray Bradbury's career included short stories, novellas, novels, radio, film, television and theater. If there ever was a renaissance writer, it was Bradbury. Here are my favorites.

Ray Bradbury Did Not Die Today

Leslie Irish Evans | Posted 08.06.2012 | Books
Leslie Irish Evans

Had you asked me a week ago if I liked Ray Bradbury, I would have said "Yes, of course." But it's today, reflecting upon his reported "death." that I am most fully moved by the power of his work.

Future Tense: Mourning the Political Ray Bradbury

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Ray Bradbury saw the science-fiction aspects of our world. The implications of that are profound. It reminds us that our society, our economy, our world, is a product of human action.

13 Ray Bradbury Quotes

Posted 08.06.2012 | Books

Ray Bradbury, the author of such literary science fiction classics as "Fahrenheit 451," "The Martian Chronicles" and "Dandelion Wine" has died today a...

Remembering Ray Bradbury's Movies

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.06.2012 | Entertainment

Legendary science-fiction author Ray Bradbury passed away Wednesday morning in Los Angeles. Bradbury, who was 91, leaves behind a legacy that extends ...

Ray Bradbury Dies At 91

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao and Gazelle Emami | Posted 06.07.2012 | Books

Author Ray Bradbury died Wednesday morning in Los Angeles at the age of 91, reports io9. Bradbury's family and biographer Sam Weller confirmed the new...

Is Your Psycho Killer Just...Psycho?

Dennis Palumbo | Posted 06.25.2012 | Books
Dennis Palumbo

The next time you begin conceptualizing your crime story's villain, don't be afraid to mine your own feelings. Down deep, below the surface. It's where the motherlode of characterization, and all the narrative gold that results, lies hidden.

'Hey Nineteen': I Can Relate

Hank Bordowitz | Posted 04.27.2012 | Fifty
Hank Bordowitz

This morning's edition reminded me of the great Steely Dan tune "Hey Nineteen": "Hey Nineteen, that's 'Retha Franklin/She don't remember the queen of soul ...." Every cultural reference I made fell on uncomprehending ears.

PHOTOS: Jonathan Franzen And Other Authors Who Hate EBooks

Posted 01.31.2012 | Books

Jonathan Franzen has spoken out against the rise of eBooks at a literary festival in Cartagena, Colombia. According to the Daily Telegraph, the aut...