Dan Goodman's prediction and politics journal.

Monday, July 05, 2004

Sunday July 4, 2004. Writing: Morning exercise -- Done.

Evening exercise -- Piece on the difficulties someone writing accurate sf about our time would have selling it fifty years ago.

"Well Met, Well Met, My Own True Love" --

"They Might Be Windmills" --

"History Line" --

"Port Useless" --
[June 30] in 1941, Lillian Hellman was murdered by her lover Dashiell Hammett after fighting about her other affairs. In the trial of the century, Hammett is convicted after the jury deliberates for 4 days. In 1942, the play and movie based on their affair, Dash & Lilly, shoots movie couple Ronald Reagan and Ann Sheridan to the upper reaches of Hollywood stardom, and almost wins Reagan the Oscar for Best Actor.
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