On June 5th, we lost one of the most cherished writers of genre fiction. Ray Bradbury, who brought us The Martian Chronicles, Something Wicked This Way Comes, and of course, Fahrenheit 451, has said everything he well ever say. Except one more thing ...
What happens when you have a beloved fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery writer match wits with a comedian and TV star who happens to be, well, a master of wit? You have lightning in a bottle made of win.
Dystopia may be on its way, but at least we can laugh about it. With governments cracking down on websites that traffic in illegal content, one witty software developer has a novel idea—we're blocking sites anyway, so why not honor Fahrenheit 451 author Ray Bradbury in the process.
Ray Bradbury didn't live to see NASA's Curiosity Rover land on the surface of Mars, but there's no doubt the Martian Chronicles author would have loved to watch humanity's continued exploration of the Red Planet. Now, on what would have been the sci-fi legend's 92nd birthday, NASA's making Bradbury a permanent part of its Martian odyssey.
We know Ray Bradbury best as the good-natured grand master of science fiction who brought joy to millions with his stories for decades. But in the 1960s, accusations that he was a Communist sympathizer led to an investigation by the FBI. So what did the Feds find?
The late, great Ray Bradbury wrote some of the most amazing works of sci-fi literature in history. Since his passing this morning, his fans have honored the acclaimed author across social media in the most flattering way possible—with his own words.