Thursday, August 19, 2010
Beating a dead horse
So reading over everyone else's posts, it's kind of funny to see how many of us started loving SciFi because of our exposure to Star Wars. My mom is kind of a Star Wars nerd, so we've been watching the movies at my house since I was little, playing different video games based on it, and she always has some random fact about it. I love watching scifi movies, and love reading scifi books even more. I love James Rollins, who wrote Amazonia, which I mentioned in class. I've also read Sandstorm by him (another novel about antimatter in Saudi Arabia), and am looking forward to reading more by him. My favorite scifi movie is probably Starship Troopers, embarrassingly enough. As for what defines what science fiction is, i agree most with the "what if?" aspect, and the advanced or alternate technology.