Reading Railroad Mailbag
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I drove up to Reading, Pennsylvania yesterday to do an event with the Albright College New Liberals. It’s always cool to see new places (they have a pagoda!) and meet new people. I’m heading home today, but I’m glad to see talks and conferences and in-person events making a comeback.
Speaking of which, I am going to be speaking on April 21 at a fundraiser for Ben Bergmann who is running for D.C. Council in Ward 3 on a pro-housing platform. If you’d like to come, we’d love you to buy a ticket before the filing deadline on April 10. Hope to see you there!
Stefen F: Now that Dune has been done, what other classic fiction or sci-fi book would you like to see be made into a blockbuster movie?
I think the answer has to be “The Caves of Steel,” which for my money is by far the most adaptable Isaac Asimov property — like just a pretty normal murder mystery set in the future and featuring robots.
I’d probably update it by casting some of the secondary characters like Enderby and Fastolf as women…
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