Doesn't matter what kind of science fiction you're into, if you like the genre, you know there are some really wonderful options, and a few less than wonderful ones as well. We all know it, and can tell when we get bamboozled by a bad one.
So you know what you like and what you don't like, and you can tell almost immediately when you get to watching. I'm just the same way — easy to know if it's sci fi that's "for me" or maybe not so much for me. But why? That's the real question. I know when I'm not digging it, but how do I know?
This course helps you figure it out. Professor Gary K. Wolfe has the download, and can make sure you know what to look for when looking for great science fiction. I mean, I think Blade Runner is great science fiction, no matter what format we're talking about. But now I'm going to learn why. I can't wait.
I'm not saying I always need wonderful science fiction that is sublime at every turn. But I wouldn't mind if it that were the case. Who would, really?
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