Science fiction “classic” errors and Bimbos are People, too.

Don’t let “science fiction” put you off a good story. Early science fiction was in the hands of scientists. Now it’s in the hands of the writers. Scientists knew science but they did not know people. Writers – good writers – know people.

It’s okay, I’m not going to slap down the early sci-fi works, and I’m certainly not going to knock down the classics (I could lose friends really fast that way and I don’t want to). So, let’s switch from books to movies and I can continue down the “why I got into science fiction” path.

Please note, my recollection are the recollections of a kid looking for adventure. So, while people may adore the mechanics and nostalgia of early films and television (and books), as a kid living it with nothing better available, I did not appreciate its art [continue reading…].