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2016 "Year of the Jackpot"?
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Author:  RobertPearson [ Thu Nov 12, 2015 1:28 pm ]
Post subject:  2016 "Year of the Jackpot"?

Well, we can hope:

The Alarming Signposts that this Could Be a Crazy Year

Quote:
I was fifteen, it was 1968, and seeking refuge from adolescence and the turmoil of the times, I often curled up with science fiction. When your world spins apart, you can find some respite in alternate worlds. And so I did – until one story wrenched me back to the chaotic present. It was “The Year of the Jackpot,” in which Robert A. Heinlein stunningly foresaw it all. The story had been published in 1952, but it conjured up the annus mirabilis/horribilis that I could see flashing before me every day:

Author:  mostlyclassics [ Thu Nov 12, 2015 2:44 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: 2016 "Year of the Jackpot"?

Indeed, RobertPearson, we do live in interesting times, "interesting" as in the Chinese curse.

Thanks for the link.

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