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Episode 77: Literature Lessons: Science Romance (audio product)

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Let’s look 100 years into the future to see what 2012 will bring!

A pneumatic tube messaging craze will sweep the country! Science will find the cure for racism: all babies born in 2012 will be white! Automatons will do all domestic chores! Women will stay in the kitchen for the fun of it! Man will teach dogs and cats to talk! Will learn that they never really had much to say! The Idle Red Hands, a radio program about Marxism, will win best show of the year!

In this Literature Lesson, we look at the science fiction of Verne, Wells, and Burroughs. Despite having an outline that includes colonialism, eugenics and xenophobia, we’re actually surprised when the show gets dark.

 
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This title was added to our catalog on July 24, 2012.
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Idle Red Hands
Idle Red Hands
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