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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Arriving May 2016: The Divine Madness of Philip K. Dick by Kyle Arnold

I’m really looking forward to this book. From the description at Amazon.com and probably the back cover of the book also: “Widely recognized as one of the most inventive science fiction writers of all time, Philip K. Dick is an author whose literary sophistication elevated the sci-fi genre into the storytelling powerhouse it is today. […]

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Minority Report Television Series Premiere

Arriving a few months before the highly anticipated television adaptation of The Man in the High Castle, Minority Report appears on FOX Networks Mondays starting Fall 2015. The first episode premiered on September 21st. The television series is an adaptation of the film Minority Report directed by Steven Spielberg which is an adaptation of the […]

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