Man In The High Castle Is Wildly Different From The Book But Still Great


Amazon Prime has premiered its pilot of The Man In the High Castle. And good lord, we hope they make more, because it's great. Here's everything you need to know about the new series along with how it's different from Philip K. Dick's novel. » 1/16/15 9:45am 1/16/15 9:45am

First Footage From Philip K Dick's Man In The High Castle Looks Good 

Amazon has released the pilot for their series translation of Philip K Dick's novel Man In The High Castle, set in an alternate universe where Germany and Japan won World War II. We were nervous at first, but so far, it looks great. » 1/15/15 2:46pm 1/15/15 2:46pm

Here Are the 1960s Science Fiction Novels Everyone Should Read

First they tried to drag us back to the 1960s with Austin Powers. Now they're doing it again with Men in Black III, whose plot time-jumps to the 1969 Apollo launch. But why go back to this world-changing decade with bad science fiction when you could mainline the good stuff? Here is a book list that will introduce… » 5/24/12 12:30pm 5/24/12 12:30pm

1970s French art from classic science fiction books

Here are some gorgeous illustrations from the French science fiction compilation Club Du Livre D'Anticipation. Check out the works of Robert Heinlein and Philip K. Dick depicted by French artists like Moebius. » 11/07/10 9:55am 11/07/10 9:55am

Ridley Scott goes back to Philip K. Dick for The Man In The High Castle

Ridley Scott is going back to the man who gave him one of his greatest movies, Blade Runner. What would the world look like if we'd lost World War II? Scott's Man in the High Castle miniseries will show us. » 10/07/10 5:30pm 10/07/10 5:30pm

Could The Man in the High Castle See Things Coming From a Distance?

Philip K. Dick's 1963 Hugo-winning novel is an alternate, Nazi-filled version of what's now our past. But was it an accurate prediction of our present circumstances, too? » 2/14/10 2:00pm 2/14/10 2:00pm

The Alternate Reality Of Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dick had a plan to bridge "mainstream experimental literature" and science fiction in 1962, he said in a 1975 interview. I can't help wondering what books would look like now if he'd succeeded. » 2/20/09 9:10pm 2/20/09 9:10pm

Dress Like the Inside of a Philip K. Dick Character's Mind

MAKE: points to a new electro-fashion item: shirts that display randomly-generated I-Ching Hexagrams from the Book of Changes. Those who've read Philip K. Dick's classic alternate-history novel The Man in the High Castle know that the I-Ching makes many appearances there: it takes place partly in California after the… » 1/11/08 9:46am 1/11/08 9:46am