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J. G. Ballard

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James Graham Ballard (15 November 193019 April 2009) was an English novelist, short story writer, and essayist who first became associated with the New Wave of science fiction for his post-apocalyptic novels such as The Wind from Nowhere (1961) and The Drowned World (1962). [1]

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A User's Guide to the Millennium

A User's Guide To The Millennium: Essays And Reviews is a collection of writings by the British author J. G. Ballard.

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Acceptance in lieu

Acceptance in lieu (AiL) is a provision in British tax law under which inheritance tax debts can be written off in exchange for the acquisition of objects of national importance.

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Adventures in Modern Recording

Adventures in Modern Recording is the second and final studio album by British synthpop duo The Buggles, released in 1981 on Carrere Records.

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Alex Garland

Alexander Medawar Garland (born 26 May 1970) is an English novelist, screenwriter, film producer and director.

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Alfred Jarry

Alfred Jarry (8 September 1873 – 1 November 1907) was a French symbolist writer who is best known for his play Ubu Roi (1896).

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Algis Budrys

Algirdas Jonas "Algis" Budrys (January 9, 1931 – June 9, 2008) was a Lithuanian-American science fiction author, editor, and critic.

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Ambit (magazine)

Ambit is a quarterly literary periodical published in the United Kingdom.

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Aparelho Voador a Baixa Altitude

Aparelho Voador a Baixa Altitude (literally, "Flying machines at low altitude") is a Portuguese film from Swedish director Solveig Nordlund.

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Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction

Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction is a subgenre of science fiction, science fantasy or horror in which the Earth's technological civilization is collapsing or has collapsed.

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Avant-garde

The avant-garde (from French, "advance guard" or "vanguard", literally "fore-guard") are people or works that are experimental, radical, or unorthodox with respect to art, culture, or society.

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BBC Four

BBC Four is a British television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation and available to digital television viewers on Freeview, IPTV, satellite, and cable.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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Bea Ballard

Bea Ballard (born 29 May 1959) is a British television executive producer.

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Ben Wheatley

Ben Wheatley (born 1972) is an English director of feature films, TV comedy shows, adverts and idents, animated shorts and internet ads.

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Booker Prize

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Booker–McConnell Prize and commonly known simply as the Booker Prize) is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel written in the English language and published in the UK.

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Bookselling

Bookselling is the commercial trading of books which is the retail and distribution end of the publishing process.

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Brian Aldiss

Brian Wilson Aldiss, OBE (18 August 1925 – 19 August 2017) was an English writer and anthologies editor, best known for science fiction novels and short stories.

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Brian McHale

Brian G. McHale is a US academic and literary theorist who writes on a range of fiction and poetics, mainly relating to postmodernism and narrative theory.

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Brighton

Brighton is a seaside resort on the south coast of England which is part of the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, 47 miles (75 km) south of London.

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British Council

The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities.

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British Library

The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and the largest national library in the world by number of items catalogued.

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Bruce Sterling

Michael Bruce Sterling (born April 14, 1954) is an American science fiction author known for his novels and work on the Mirrorshades anthology.

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Bruce Woolley

Bruce Woolley (born 11 November 1953) is an English musician, songwriter, and record producer.

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Calico Printers' Association

The Calico Printers' Association Ltd was a British textile company founded in 1899, from the amalgamation of 46 textile printing companies and 13 textile merchants.

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China Miéville

China Tom Miéville (born 6 September 1972) is an English fantasy fiction author, comic writer, political activist and academic.

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Chiswick

Chiswick is a district of west London, England.

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Christian Bale

Christian Charles Philip Bale (born 30 January 1974) is an English actor and producer.

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Christopher Priest (novelist)

Christopher Priest (born 14 July 1943) is a British novelist and science fiction writer.

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Chronopolis and Other Stories

Chronopolis and Other Stories is a 1971 collection of science fiction stories by British writer J. G. Ballard.

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City Journal (New York City)

City Journal is a quarterly magazine published by the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, a conservative think tank based in New York City.

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Closer (Joy Division album)

Closer is the second and final studio album by English rock band Joy Division.

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Cocaine Nights

Cocaine Nights is a 1996 novel by J. G. Ballard.

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Collage

Collage (from the coller., "to glue") is a technique of an art production, primarily used in the visual arts, where the artwork is made from an assemblage of different forms, thus creating a new whole.

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Collins English Dictionary

The Collins English Dictionary is a printed and online dictionary of English.

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Commonwealth Foundation prizes

Commonwealth Foundation presented a number of prizes between 1987 and 2011.

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Concrete Island

Concrete Island is a novel by British writer J. G. Ballard, first published in 1974.

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Crash (1996 film)

Crash is a 1996 psychological thriller film written and directed by David Cronenberg based on J. G. Ballard's 1973 novel of the same name.

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Crash (J. G. Ballard novel)

Crash is a novel by English author J. G. Ballard, first published in 1973.

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Crime fiction

Crime fiction is the literary genre that fictionalises crimes, their detection, criminals, and their motives.

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Cyberpunk

Cyberpunk is a subgenre of science fiction in a futuristic setting that tends to focus on a "combination of lowlife and high tech" featuring advanced technological and scientific achievements, such as artificial intelligence and cybernetics, juxtaposed with a degree of breakdown or radical change in the social order.

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Daily Mail

The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust and published in London.

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David Cronenberg

David Paul Cronenberg, (born March 15, 1943) is a Canadian director, screenwriter and actor.

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David Pringle

David Pringle (born 1 March 1950) is a Scottish science fiction editor.

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De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) is a public university in the city of Leicester, England.

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Death drive

In classical Freudian psychoanalytic theory, the death drive (Todestrieb) is the drive toward death and self-destruction.

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Deseret News

The Deseret News is a newspaper published in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.

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Diane Johnson

Diane Johnson (born April 28, 1934) is an American novelist and essayist whose satirical novels often feature American heroines living abroad in contemporary France.

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Dictionary of National Biography

The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.

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Don DeLillo

Donald Richard "Don" DeLillo (born November 20, 1936) is an American novelist, playwright and essayist.

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Donald Houston

Donald Daniel Houston (6 November 1923 – 13 October 1991) was a Welsh actor whose first two films—The Blue Lagoon (1949) with Jean Simmons, and A Run for Your Money (1949) with Alec Guinness—were highly successful.

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Doubleday (publisher)

Doubleday is an American publishing company founded as Doubleday & McClure Company in 1897 that by 1947 was the largest in the United States.

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Down in the Park

"Down in the Park" is a 1979 song by the English band Tubeway Army.

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Drowned World/Substitute for Love

"Drowned World/Substitute for Love" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna for her seventh studio album, Ray of Light (1998).

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Dystopia

A dystopia (from the Greek δυσ- "bad" and τόπος "place"; alternatively, cacotopia,Cacotopia (from κακός kakos "bad") was the term used by Jeremy Bentham in his 19th century works kakotopia, or simply anti-utopia) is a community or society that is undesirable or frightening.

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Electronic music

Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.

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Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun is a 1984 novel by English writer J. G. Ballard; it was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

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Empire of the Sun (film)

Empire of the Sun is a 1987 American epic coming-of-age war film based on J. G. Ballard's semi-autobiographical novel of the same name.

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English PEN

English PEN is the founding centre of PEN International, the worldwide writers’ association.

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Entropy

In statistical mechanics, entropy is an extensive property of a thermodynamic system.

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Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist.

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Eros (concept)

Eros (or; ἔρως érōs "love" or "desire") is one of the four ancient Greco-Christian terms which can be rendered into English as "love".

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Experimental literature

Experimental literature refers to written work—usually fiction or poetry—that emphasizes innovation, most especially in technique.

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Extreme Metaphors

Extreme Metaphors is a collection of interviews with the British writer J. G. Ballard, edited by Simon Sellars and Dan O'Hara, and published in 2012.

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Frankfurt Book Fair

The Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF; Frankfurter Buchmesse) is the world's largest trade fair for books, based both on the number of publishing companies represented, and the number of visitors.

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Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-speaking Bohemian Jewish novelist and short story writer, widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature.

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Gabrielle Drake

Gabrielle Drake (born 30 March 1944) is a British actress.

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Gary Numan

Gary Anthony James Webb (born 8 March 1958), known professionally as Gary Numan, is an English singer, songwriter, composer, musician and record producer.

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Golden PEN Award

The Golden PEN Award is a literary award established in 1993 by English PEN given annually to a British writer for "a Lifetime's Distinguished Service to Literature".

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Guardian First Book Award

The Guardian First Book Award was a literary award presented by The Guardian newspaper.

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Harley Cokeliss

Harley Cokeliss (born 1945) is an American director, producer, writer and actor born in San Diego.

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HarperCollins

HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. is one of the world's largest publishing companies and is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster.

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Harry Ransom Center

The Harry Ransom Center is an archive, library and museum at the University of Texas at Austin, USA, specializing in the collection of literary and cultural artifacts from the United States and Europe for the purpose of advancing the study of the arts and humanities.

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Hawkwind

Hawkwind are an English rock band and one of the earliest space rock groups.

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Hello America

Hello America is a science fiction novel by British writer J. G. Ballard, first published in 1981.

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Hermit

A hermit (adjectival form: eremitic or hermitic) is a person who lives in seclusion from society, usually for religious reasons.

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High-Rise (film)

High-Rise is a 2015 British dystopian drama directed by Ben Wheatley, starring Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, and Elisabeth Moss.

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High-Rise (novel)

High-Rise is a 1975 novel by British writer J. G. Ballard.

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High-rise building

A high-rise building is a tall building, as opposed to a low-rise building and is defined by its height differently in various jurisdictions.

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Holograph

A holograph is a document written entirely in the handwriting of the person whose signature it bears.

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Holy Trinity Church, Shanghai

Holy Trinity Church, Shanghai, is a Protestant church in Huangpu District of Shanghai, China.

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Home (2003 film)

Home is a paranoid, darkly comic, hour-long television film made by the BBC and directed by Richard Curson Smith.

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Imperial College London

Imperial College London (officially Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom.

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Industrial music

Industrial music is a fusion genre of electronic and experimental music which draws on harsh, transgressive or provocative sounds and themes.

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Inheritance tax

A tax paid by a person who inherits money or property or a levy on the estate (money and property) of a person who has died.

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Institute for Research in Art and Technology

The Institute for Research in Art and Technology (IRAT, also known as New Arts Lab; Robert Street Arts Lab) was founded in London in 1969 by a group of artists and activists including painter/author Pamela Zoline, video Pioneer John Hopkins, painter Biddy Peppin, film enthusiast David Curtis, arts theorist John Lifton composer Hugh Davies.

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Interzone (magazine)

Interzone is a British fantasy and science fiction magazine.

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James Joyce

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist, short story writer, and poet.

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James Tait Black Memorial Prize

The James Tait Black Memorial Prizes are literary prizes awarded for literature written in the English language.

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Jean Baudrillard

Jean Baudrillard (27 July 1929 – 6 March 2007) was a French sociologist, philosopher, cultural theorist, political commentator, and photographer.

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Jean Genet

Jean Genet (–) was a French novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, and political activist.

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John Carnell

Edward John Carnell (8 April 1912 – 23 March 1972), known to his friends as either Ted or John, was a British science fiction editor known for editing New Worlds in 1946 then from 1949 to 1963.

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John Clute

John Frederick Clute (born 12 September 1940) is a Canadian-born author and critic specializing in science fiction (also SF, sf) and fantasy literature who has lived in both England and the United States since 1969.

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John Foxx

John Foxx (born Dennis Leigh, 26 September 1947) is an English singer, artist, photographer and teacher.

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John Gray (philosopher)

John Nicholas Gray (born 17 April 1948) is an English political philosopher with interests in analytic philosophy and the history of ideas.

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Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Allen Lethem (LEE-thum, born February 19, 1964) is an American novelist, essayist, and short story writer.

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Jonathan Waxman (physician)

Professor Jonathan Waxman (born 1951), founder and president of Prostate Cancer UK, is the Flow Foundation Professor of Oncology at Imperial College, London, and author of four novels including The Elephant in the Room.

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Joy Division

Joy Division were an English rock band formed in 1976 in Salford, Greater Manchester.

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Ken MacLeod

Kenneth Macrae MacLeod (born 2 August 1954) is a Scottish science fiction writer.

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King's College, Cambridge

King's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England.

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Kingdom Come (Ballard novel)

Kingdom Come is a 2006 novel by the British writer J.G. Ballard.

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Klaxons

Klaxons were an English band, based in London.

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Lee Killough

Karen Lee Killough (born 1942) is an American veterinary radiographer and writer of science fiction mystery novels under the name Lee Killough.

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Literary topos

Topos (from τόπος 'place' abbreviated from τόπος κοινός tópos koinós, 'common place'; pl. topoi), in Latin locus (from locus communis), referred in the context of classical Greek rhetoric to a standardised method of constructing or treating an argument.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London Evening Standard

The London Evening Standard (or simply Evening Standard) is a local, free daily newspaper, published Monday to Friday in tabloid format in London.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Low-Flying Aircraft and Other Stories

Low-Flying Aircraft and Other Stories is a collection of science fiction short stories by British writer J. G. Ballard published in 1976.

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Lunghua Civilian Assembly Centre

Lunghua Civil Assembly Centre was one of the internment camps eventually established by the Empire of Japan in Shanghai for European and American citizens, who had been resident under Japanese occupation since December 1941.

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Madonna (entertainer)

Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.

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Manchester

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.

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Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers are a Welsh rock band, formed in 1986 in Blackwood, Caerphilly and consisting of James Dean Bradfield (lead vocals, lead guitar), Nicky Wire (bass guitar, lyrics) and Sean Moore (drums, percussion, soundscapes).

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Marshall McLuhan

Herbert Marshall McLuhan (July 21, 1911December 31, 1980) was a Canadian professor, philosopher, and public intellectual.

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Martin Amis

Martin Louis Amis (born 25 August 1949) is a British novelist, essayist and memoirist.

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Mass media

The mass media is a diversified collection of media technologies that reach a large audience via mass communication.

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Memories of the Space Age

Memories of the Space Age is a collection of science fiction stories by British writer J.G. Ballard.

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Metamatic

Metamatic is an album by John Foxx, released in 1980.

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Metastasis

Metastasis is a pathogenic agent's spread from an initial or primary site to a different or secondary site within the host's body; it is typically spoken of as such spread by a cancerous tumor.

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Michael Moorcock

Michael John Moorcock (born 18 December 1939) is an English writer and musician, primarily of science fiction and fantasy, who has also published literary novels.

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Millennium People

Millennium People is a novel by British writer J. G. Ballard, published in 2003.

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Minus One

"Minus One" is a short story by British author J. G. Ballard; it was first published in the June 1963 edition of Science Fantasy (Volume 20, Number 59).

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Miracles of Life

Miracles of Life is an autobiography written by British writer J. G. Ballard and published in 2008.

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Mirrorshades

Mirrorshades: The Cyberpunk Anthology (1986) is a cyberpunk short story collection, edited by American writer Bruce Sterling.

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Miss the Girl

"Miss the Girl" is a song recorded by English band the Creatures (aka singer Siouxsie Sioux and drummer Budgie).

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Modernity

Modernity, a topic in the humanities and social sciences, is both a historical period (the modern era), as well as the ensemble of particular socio-cultural norms, attitudes and practices that arose in the wake of Renaissance, in the "Age of Reason" of 17th-century thought and the 18th-century "Enlightenment".

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Moose Jaw

Moose Jaw is the fourth largest city in Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Myths of the Near Future

Myths of the Near Future is a collection of science fiction short stories by British writer J. G. Ballard, first published in 1982.

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New Wave science fiction

The New Wave is a movement in science fiction produced in the 1960s and 1970s and characterized by a high degree of experimentation, both in form and in content, a "literary" or artistic sensibility, and a focus on "soft" as opposed to hard science.

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New Worlds (magazine)

New Worlds was a British science fiction magazine that began in 1936 as a fanzine called Novae Terrae.

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Obscene Publications Acts

Since 1857, a series of obscenity laws known as the Obscene Publications Acts have governed what can be published in England and Wales.

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Obscenity

An obscenity is any utterance or act that strongly offends the prevalent morality of the time.

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Oncology

Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.

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Passport to Eternity

Passport to Eternity is a collection of science fiction short stories by British writer J. G. Ballard.

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Pastiche

A pastiche is a work of visual art, literature, theatre, or music that imitates the style or character of the work of one or more other artists.

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Paul Delvaux

Paul Delvaux (23 September 1897 – 20 July 1994) was a Belgian painter famous for his paintings of female nudes.

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Philistinism

In the fields of philosophy and æsthetics, the derogatory term philistinism describes “the manners, habits, and character, or mode of thinking of a philistine”, manifested as an anti-intellectual social attitude that undervalues and despises art and beauty, intellect and spirituality.

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Phototropism

Phototropism is the growth of an organism which responds to a light stimulus.

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Plymouth

Plymouth is a city situated on the south coast of Devon, England, approximately south-west of Exeter and west-south-west of London.

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Pop art

Pop art is an art movement that emerged in Britain and the United States during the mid- to late-1950s.

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Post-punk

Post-punk (originally called new musick) is a broad type of rock music that emerged from the punk movement of the 1970s, in which artists departed from the simplicity and traditionalism of punk rock to adopt a variety of avant-garde sensibilities.

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Postmodernism

Postmodernism is a broad movement that developed in the mid- to late-20th century across philosophy, the arts, architecture, and criticism and that marked a departure from modernism.

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Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the development of cancer in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system.

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Psychiatry

Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of mental disorders.

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Psychoanalysis

Psychoanalysis is a set of theories and therapeutic techniques related to the study of the unconscious mind, which together form a method of treatment for mental-health disorders.

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PXR5

PXR5 is the ninth studio album by Hawkwind, released in 1979.

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Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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RE/Search

RE/Search Publications is an American magazine and book publisher, based in San Francisco, founded by its editor V. Vale in 1980.

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Roger Zelazny

Roger Joseph Zelazny (May 13, 1937 – June 14, 1995) was an American poet and writer of fantasy and science fiction short stories and novels, best known for The Chronicles of Amber.

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Roxy Music

Roxy Music were an English rock band formed in 1970 by Bryan Ferry, who became the band's lead vocalist and chief songwriter, and bassist Graham Simpson.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Canadian Air Force

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF; Aviation royale canadienne, ARC) is the air force of Canada.

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Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL), formally incorporated as Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, is a public research university and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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Running Wild (novella)

Running Wild is a novella by British writer J. G. Ballard, first published in 1988.

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Ruritania

Ruritania is a fictional country in central Europe which forms the setting for three books by Anthony Hope: The Prisoner of Zenda (1894), The Heart of Princess Osra (1896), and Rupert of Hentzau (1898).

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Rushing to Paradise

Rushing to Paradise is a novel by British author J. G. Ballard, first published in 1994.

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Salvador Dalí

Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marquess of Dalí de Púbol (11 May 190423 January 1989), known professionally as Salvador Dalí, was a prominent Spanish surrealist born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain.

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Samuel R. Delany

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Science Fantasy (magazine)

Science Fantasy, which also appeared under the titles Impulse and SF Impulse, was a British fantasy and science fiction magazine, launched in 1950 by Nova Publications as a companion to Nova's New Worlds.

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Science fiction

Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.

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Science fiction convention

Science fiction conventions are gatherings of fans of the speculative fiction genre, science fiction.

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Science fiction magazine

A science fiction magazine is a publication that offers primarily science fiction, either in a hard copy periodical format or on the Internet.

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Science Fiction Studies

Science Fiction Studies (SFS) is an academic journal founded in 1973 by R. D. Mullen.

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Second Sino-Japanese War

The Second Sino-Japanese War was a military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan from July 7, 1937, to September 2, 1945.

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Sexual fetishism

Sexual fetishism or erotic fetishism is a sexual fixation on a nonliving object or nongenital body part.

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Shanghai International Settlement

The Shanghai International Settlement originated from the 1863 merger of the British and American enclaves in Shanghai, parts of the Qing Empire held extraterritorially under the terms of a series of Unequal Treaties.

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Shepperton

Shepperton is a suburban village in the borough of Spelthorne, in the county of Surrey in England, southwest of Charing Cross, London, bounded by the Thames to the south and much of the east and which is in the northwest bisected by the M3 motorway.

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Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud (born Sigismund Schlomo Freud; 6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst.

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Simulacra and Simulation

Simulacra and Simulation (Simulacres et Simulation) is a 1981 philosophical treatise by Jean Baudrillard, in which he seeks to examine the relationships among reality, symbols, and society, in particular the significations and symbolism of culture and media that are involved in constructing an understanding of shared existence.

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Social control

Social control is a concept within the disciplines of the social sciences.

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Solveig Nordlund

Solveig Nordlund (Stockholm, June 9, 1943) is a Swedish-Portuguese filmmaker.

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Steven Spielberg

Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker.

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Super-Cannes

Super-Cannes is a novel by the British author J. G. Ballard, published in 2000.

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Surrealism

Surrealism is a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s, and is best known for its visual artworks and writings.

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Symphorophilia

Symphorophilia is a paraphilia in which sexual arousal involves staging and watching a tragedy, such as a fire or a traffic accident.

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Tabloid journalism

Tabloid journalism is a style of journalism that emphasizes sensational crime stories, gossip columns about celebrities and sports stars, extreme political views from one perspective, junk food news, and astrology.

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Technology

Technology ("science of craft", from Greek τέχνη, techne, "art, skill, cunning of hand"; and -λογία, -logia) is first robustly defined by Jacob Bigelow in 1829 as: "...principles, processes, and nomenclatures of the more conspicuous arts, particularly those which involve applications of science, and which may be considered useful, by promoting the benefit of society, together with the emolument of those who pursue them".

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Terry Dowling

Terence William (Terry) Dowling (born 21 March 1947), is an Australian writer and journalist.

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The 4-Dimensional Nightmare

The Four-Dimensional Nightmare is a collection of science fiction short stories by British writer J. G. Ballard, published in 1963 by Victor Gollancz.

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The Atrocity Exhibition

The Atrocity Exhibition is an experimental collection of linked stories or "condensed novels" by British writer J. G. Ballard.

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The Buggles

The Buggles were an English new wave band formed in London, England in 1977 by singer and bassist Trevor Horn and keyboardist Geoffrey Downes.

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The Bund

The Bund or Waitan (Shanghainese: nga3thae1) is a waterfront area in central Shanghai.

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The Burning World (novel)

The Burning World is a 1964 science fiction novel by British author J. G. Ballard.

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The Church (band)

The Church are an Australian psychedelic rock band formed in Sydney in 1980.

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The Complete Short Stories of J. G. Ballard: Volume 1

The Complete Short Stories of J. G. Ballard: Volume 1 is a short-story collection by J. G. Ballard, published in 2006.

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The Complete Short Stories of J. G. Ballard: Volume 2

The Complete Short Stories of J. G. Ballard: Volume 2 is a short-story collection by J. G. Ballard, published in 2006.

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The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard

The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard is a short-story collection by J. G. Ballard, published in 2009 by W. W. Norton & Company.

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The Comsat Angels

The Comsat Angels were an English post-punk band from Sheffield England, initially active from 1978 to 1995.

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The Creatures

The Creatures were a band formed in 1981 by Siouxsie and the Banshees members Siouxsie Sioux and Budgie.

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The Crystal World

The Crystal World is a science fiction novel by English author J. G. Ballard, published in 1966.

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The Day of Creation

The Day of Creation is a 1987 novel by British writer J. G. Ballard.

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The Day of Forever

The Day of Forever is a collection of science fiction short stories by British writer J. G. Ballard.

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The Disaster Area

The Disaster Area is a collection of science fiction short stories by British author J. G. Ballard.

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The Drowned World

The Drowned World is a 1962 science fiction novel by British writer J. G. Ballard.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Holy Bible (album)

The Holy Bible is the third studio album by Welsh alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers.

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The Human League

The Human League are an English synth-pop band formed in Sheffield in 1977.

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The Impossible Man

The Impossible Man and other Stories is a 1966 collection of science fiction short stories by J. G. Ballard.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British online newspaper.

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The Kindness of Women

The Kindness of Women is a 1991 novel by British author J.G. Ballard, a sequel to his 1984 novel Empire of the Sun, which drew on the author's boyhood in Shanghai during World War II, presenting a lightly fictionalized treatment of Ballard's life from Shanghai through to adulthood in England, culminating with the making of Steven Spielberg's 1987 film Empire of the Sun.

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The Leys School

The Leys School is a co-educational Independent school in Cambridge, England.

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The New York Review of Books

The New York Review of Books (or NYREV or NYRB) is a semi-monthly magazine with articles on literature, culture, economics, science and current affairs.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.

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The Normal

The Normal is the recording artist name used by English music producer Daniel Miller, a film editor at the time, who is best known as the founder of the record label Mute Records.

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The Ocean and the Sun

The Ocean and the Sun is the third album by experimental rock band, The Sound of Animals Fighting.

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The Overloaded Man

The Overloaded Man is a collection of science fiction stories by British writer J. G. Ballard, first published in 1967 as a paperback by Panther Books.

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The Paris Review

The Paris Review is a quarterly English language literary magazine established in Paris in 1953 by Harold L. Humes, Peter Matthiessen, and George Plimpton.

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The Sound of Animals Fighting

The Sound of Animals Fighting was an American rock supergroup founded by Rich Balling of Rx Bandits. They released a trilogy of records between 2004 and 2008, and performed only four live shows, following their second release in 2006. The band's live lineup consisted of 12 different musicians. The band would often employ the use of animal masks to conceal their identity.

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The Sound-Sweep

"The Sound-Sweep" is a short story by British writer J.G. Ballard.

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The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.

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The Terminal Beach

The Terminal Beach is a collection of science fiction short stories by British author J. G. Ballard, published in 1964.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.

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The Times Literary Supplement

The Times Literary Supplement (or TLS, on the front page from 1969) is a weekly literary review published in London by News UK, a subsidiary of News Corp.

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The Unlimited Dream Company

The Unlimited Dream Company is a novel by British writer J. G. Ballard, first published in 1979.

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The Venus Hunters

The Venus Hunters is a collection of short stories by British writer J. G. Ballard, first published in 1980 as a paperback by Panther Books, and reprinted as a hardback in 1986 by Victor Gollancz.

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The Wind from Nowhere

The Wind from Nowhere is a science fiction novel by English author J.G. Ballard.

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Theodore Dalrymple

Anthony Malcolm Daniels (born 11 October 1949), who generally uses the pen name Theodore Dalrymple, is an English writer and retired prison doctor and psychiatrist.

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Thomas M. Disch

Thomas Michael Disch (February 2, 1940 – July 4, 2008) was an American science fiction author and poet.

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Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education (THE), formerly The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a weekly magazine based in London, reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education.

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Transgressive fiction

Transgressive fiction is a genre of literature which focuses on characters who feel confined by the norms and expectations of society and who break free of those confines in unusual or illicit ways.

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Trevor Horn

Trevor Charles Horn (born 15 July 1949) is an English bassist, singer, songwriter, music producer, and recording studio and label owner.

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University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin (UT, UT Austin, or Texas) is a public research university and the flagship institution of the University of Texas System.

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Utopian and dystopian fiction

The utopia and its opposite, the dystopia, are genres of speculative fiction that explore social and political structures.

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V. Vale

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Val Guest

Valmond Maurice "Val" Guest (11 December 1911 – 10 May 2006) was an English film director and screenwriter.

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Van Ikin

Van Ikin (born 25 November 1951) is an academic and science fiction writer and editor.

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Varsity (Cambridge)

Varsity is the oldest of Cambridge University's main student newspapers.

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Vermilion Sands

Vermilion Sands is a collection of science fiction short stories by British writer J. G. Ballard, first published in 1971.

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Video Killed the Radio Star

"Video Killed the Radio Star" is a song written by Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes and Bruce Woolley in 1978.

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War Fever

War Fever is a collection of short stories by J. G. Ballard, first published in 1990 by Collins.

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Warm Leatherette

"Warm Leatherette" is a song by Daniel Miller's project The Normal, released in 1978.

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Warren Ellis

Warren Girard Ellis (born 16 February 1968) is an English comic-book writer, novelist, and screenwriter.

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When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth is a 1970 British prehistoric monster film from Hammer Film Productions.

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Why I Want to Fuck Ronald Reagan

Why I Want to Fuck Ronald Reagan is a short work by dystopian English author J.G. Ballard, first published as a pamphlet by the Unicorn Bookshop, Brighton, in 1968.

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Will Self

William Woodard Self (born 26 September 1961) is an English novelist, journalist, political commentator and television personality.

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William S. Burroughs

William Seward Burroughs II (February 5, 1914 – August 2, 1997) was an American writer and visual artist.

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Yacht (band)

YACHT (stylized as YACHT, Y△CHT or Y▲CHT) is an American dance-pop band from Portland, Oregon, currently based in Los Angeles, California.

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1965 in television

The year 1965 in television involved some significant events.

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1971 in television

The year 1971 involved some significant events in television.

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1980 Republican National Convention

The 1980 National Convention of the Republican Party of the United States convened at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan, from July 14 to July 17, 1980.

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1991 in television

1991 in television may refer to.

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2003 in television

2003 in television may refer to.

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2HB

"2HB" is a song written by Bryan Ferry and first recorded by Roxy Music for their 1972 debut album, Roxy Music.

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