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     Carl Sagan, Stephen Hawking and Arthur C. Clarke Interview

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Stephen Hawking, Arthur C. Clarke and Carl Sagan (via satellite) discuss the Big Bang theory, God, our existence as well as the possibility of extraterrestrial life. < < < more > > > less < < <



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     Authors@Google: Christopher Hitchens

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Author Christopher Hitchens discusses his book "God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything" as a part of the Authors@Google series. The author of Why Orwell Matters and Letters to a Young Contrarian, Christopher Hitchens is a Vanity Fair contributing editor, a Slate columnist, and a regular contributor to The Atlantic Monthl ... < < < more > > > less < < <



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     Neil Stephenson visits Google HQ, discusses his Books

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Snow Crash author discusses his newest book @ Google HQ. Lecture as part of the Authors@google series. Talks about his "interesting" endings. Anyone who's read Snow Crash will know what they are talking about. < < < more > > > less < < <



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     Authors@Google: Salman Rushdie

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The Authors@Google program was thrilled to welcome renowned authors Salman Rushdie to Google's New York office to discuss his new book "The Enchantress of Florence". Salman Rushdie is the multi-award-winning author of, amongst others, "Midnight's Children", "Shalimar the Clown", "The Satanic Verses", and "Shame". Rushdie is currentl ... < < < more > > > less < < <



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     Christopher Hitchens on the Satanic Verses Controversy -1989

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The Satanic Verses controversy concerns Salman Rushdie's novel The Satanic Verses. In particular it involves the novel's alleged blasphemy or unbelief; the 1989 fatwa issued by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini ordering Muslims to kill Rushdie; and the killings, attempted killings, and bombings that resulted from Muslim anger over the novel. ... < < < more > > > less < < <



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     THX 1138: A Look Back

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It seems paradoxical that THX 1138 should still be such a little known film given Lucas’s later success and fame, but in fact the earlier movie has been completely overlooked thanks to Star Wars. Star Wars so overshadows and overwhelms George Lucas’s career that even few of his fans know or have watched his earlier THX 1138, and even f ... < < < more > > > less < < <



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     Richard Feynman - The Pleasure Of Finding Things Out

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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out was filmed in 1981 and will delight and inspire anyone who would like to share something of the joys of scientific discovery. Feynman is a master storyteller, and his tales -- about childhood, Los Alamos, or how he won a Nobel Prize -- are a vivid and entertaining insight into the mind of a great scie ... < < < more > > > less < < <



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     Authors@Google: Steven Levy, author of IN THE PLEX

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Steven Levy spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on April 19, 2011 about his new book In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives. Steven Levy is in conversation with Matt Cutts and is introduced by Karen Wickre. About the book: Written with full cooperation from top management at Google, this is the story behind th ... < < < more > > > less < < <



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     Steven Levy, author of THE PLEX, a look inside Google

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Steven Levy, senior writer for Wired magazine, talks about how Google operates and the impact it has had. Levy was given full access to the company for two years and interviewed hundreds of current and former employees for the book. Hosted by the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. < < < more > > > less < < <



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     Alfred Hitchcock BBC Documentary: Reputations

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This BBC documentary was broadcast in two parts in 1999, and focuses on the important parts of Hitchcock's career. Part 1 begins with his early life and work experience at the German studio UFA, which moves into his first features such as The Lodger, Sabotage, and The 39 Steps. It then moves into his initial Hollywood work, with cl ... < < < more > > > less < < <



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     24 Live another day poster

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The Bauer Power Hour was back this summer, albeit half of it, but is was great. It was like seeing old friends again,, very enjoyable, the show was in top form... I will just pretend seasons 6, 7, and 8 never took place... but that's just me! < < < more > > > less < < <



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     Comic-Con 2010 Joss Whedon & J. J. Abrams Panel

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Joss Whedon & J.J. Abrams talk to fans at Comic-Con 2010. Joss Whedon is also known as god of the nerds, having created Firefly and Serenity, Buffy, co-writer of Toy Story, and director of The Avengers, among others. He also placed the entire DC comics Universe on suicide watch. J.J. Abrams is best known for lens flares, the S ... < < < more > > > less < < <



#joss whedon #jj abrams #star trek #spock #super 8 #kirk #marvel #the avengers #chewbacca lives #iron man #star wars #bad robot #mutant enemy #scifi #disney

     Ray Bradbury interview by the Paris Review

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Masterpiece Fahrenheit 451 scifi author and literary god Ray Bradbury interview in 2010: Excerpts: In all, Bradbury has written more than fifty books, including The Illustrated Man, Dandelion Wine, Something Wicked This Way Comes, and his 2009 story collection, We’ll Always Have Paris. He has worked often in television and film, ... < < < more > > > less < < <

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     Cyberpunk author William Gibson interview

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Excerpts from the article: William Gibson published his first novel, the hallucinatory cyberpunk hacker thriller Neuromancer, in 1984. Neuromancer, famously, gave us the term ­cyberspace and the vision of the Internet as a lawless, spellbinding realm. And, with its two sequels, Count Zero (1986) and Mona Lisa Overdrive (1988), it ... < < < more > > > less < < <

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     Orson Welles, Filming 'Othello'

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Orson Welles discusses his film version of "Othello" from 1952. "FILMING OTHELLO was Orson Welles last completed film, and regrettably it never received any formal distribution in America. It was a project proposed to Welles by a West German Television station, although four years elapsed from the time Welles began work on the proj ... < < < more > > > less < < <



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     Citizen Kane Anatomy Of A Classic

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This is the documentary hosted by Barry Norman that can be found on the Region 2 "Citizen Kane" DVD. < < < more > > > less < < <



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     The Complete Citizen Kane - Documentary

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Created as an Arena BBC television Special, this documentary includes interviews with Orson Welles from BBC interviews in 1960 and 1982. It also includes an interview with Pauline Kael discussing her controversial "Raising Kane" article. < < < more > > > less < < <



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     BBC Arena - The Orson Welles Story

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From the 1982 BBC "Arena" television series in which Orson Welles discusses his life in film. This is the full 2 hour 44 minute version completely uncut and including film excerpts. < < < more > > > less < < <



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     Ebertfest 2012 Q&A: CITIZEN KANE (w/ Roger Ebert commentary)

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     The Battle Over Citizen Kane

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From AMERICAN EXPERIENCE; ---------------------------- It was a clash of the titans. William Randolph Hearst, the lord and ruler of San Simeon. And Orson Welles, the ambitious young man with a golden touch, who set out to dethrone him. It was a fight from which neither man ever fully recovered. Photo of Orson Welles Long before ... < < < more > > > less < < <



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