Blade Runner Versions

The history of the film Blade Runner consists of various subtly different versions or prints of the film. US theatrical release (1982) • Contains the voiceover narration included because the audience testing indicated that there was some confusion in understanding the film • Contains the happy ending with Deckard and Rachel flying over mountainous country […]

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PKD Day 2017: Philip K. Dick and Vast Narrative

The second PKD Day to be held at Birmingham City University, Saturday, April 22nd, 2017. This one-day, interdisciplinary conference will seek to explore the contours of the Dickian vast narrative, examining whether it is fair to talk about a Dick-iverse that is neither connected by narrative continuity (like Lord of the Rings) nor the repetition […]

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Philip K. Dick’s Birthday (And A Present For You!)

Homeopape.com and .net stores are now open. Purchase digital (i.e. not analog) versions of the works of Philip K. Dick or other works related to Philip K. Dick’s life and his writing. For reading, watching or listening on the go with your portable homeopape device.   In a corner of the large room a chime […]

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Second Season Of The Man In The High Castle Now Available On Amazon Prime Video

The entire second season (10 episodes) of The Man In The High Castle is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video (for Amazon Prime Members). The Man in the High Castle won two Emmy Awards for 2016. The description from Amazon.com: After giving Joe the film, Juliana is forced to flee the fury of […]

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New Audiobooks Page And A Contest To Win A Free Audiobook

In celebration of the new Audiobooks page just posted, one of the narrators has partnered with this site to sponsor a contest. The new page is located in the Works In Print menu or can be found here: http://www.philipkdickfans.com/works-in-print/audiobooks/. Ray Greenley (web site, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud) narrated “The Unreconstructed M and Other Stories.” I listened […]

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Biography Coming Soon [Updated]: Pre-order Links For The Other Side of Philip K. Dick

Coming Soon To pre-order visit Amazon.com or Smashwords. Expected to be published later this summer, The Other Side of Philip K. Dick By Maer Wilson is a memoir that tells the story of her ten year friendship with Philip K. Dick from 1972 to 1982. From the description at Maer Wilson’s web site: “What is […]

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Books Recently Published And Coming Soon

Available Now Published June 1, 2016, “The Divine Madness of Philip K. Dick” by Kyle Arnold is available through Amazon.com or your favorite book supplier. The book is a biography shown through the lens of a clinical psychologist. From the description at Amazon.com and probably the back cover of the book also: “In The Divine […]

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Philip K. Dick Award Winners For 2016

The finalists for The Philip K. Dick Award were revealed on Friday, March 25, 2016 at Norwescon 39, in SeaTac, Washington. The award is given to the distinguished original Science Fiction paperback published for the first time in the U.S.A. during the previous year. The Awardees Distinguished Paperback Special citation Apex Ramez Naam Archangel Marguerite […]

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Philip K. Dick Award Nominations For 2016

Six paperback originals published in 2015 were selected for the final ballot of the 2016 Philip K. Dick Award. The Nominees Edge of Dark Brenda Cooper After the Saucers Landed Douglas Lain (R)evolution PJ Manney Apex Ramez Naam Windswept Adam Rakunas Archangel Marguerite Reed The final results will be announced on Friday, March 25, 2016. […]

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The Passing Of David Bowie And Philip K. Dick

David Bowie passed away Sunday (January 10, 2016) at the age of 69. I’m not sure how well known David Bowie’s link to Philip K. Dick is and the importance of Bowie to the novel VALIS. Minor Spoilers Follow The movie that the characters view at roughly the halfway point of the strongly autobiographical novel […]

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On The Occasion Of Philip K. Dick’s 87th Birthday: Presenting The philipkdick.com Archive

To celebrate what would be Philip K. Dick’s 87th birthday (if here were still with us), I have resurrected or archived the former philipkdick.com site in the archive on philipkdickfans.com. The archive of the site can be viewed at http://2013philipkdick.philipkdickfans.com and can also be found on the website archives page. I’m still working through fixing […]

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First Season Of The Man In The High Castle Now Available On Amazon Prime Video

The entire first season (10 episodes) of The Man In The High Castle is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video (for Amazon Prime Members). However, the first episode, “The New World”, is available for anyone to watch for free. This episode premiered first as the pilot episode for the series during Amazon’s 4th […]

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The Man In The High Castle’s First Two Episodes Streamed During Amazon’s Free Preview Weekend

Just under a month before the entire first season of The Man In The High Castle premieres on November 20, 2015, Amazon.com is making the first two episodes available to view during Amazon’s Free Preview Weekend running from October 23, 2015 at 12 am PST through October 25, 2015 at 11:59 pm PST in the […]

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Meanwhile Back At The Philip K. Dick Festival Web Site…

I have completed some major revisions to the Philip K. Dick Festival web site. Since the Philip K. Dick Festival is dormant for the time being, I decided to also add the other festivals, conferences, conventions, etc. to the site so it could be a central location to find out about all large gatherings of […]

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