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March 18, 2008

Arthur C. Clarke, RIP

Just tipped by Alice H.

2008: A Space Eulogy.

I always thought he was pretty damn cool.

I have no idea why he was in Sri Lanka. I mean, I know he lived there most of his life. I always liked to think he just decided, hey, this is a cool place, I'll move here. And did.

Hm... I was looking for a real clip... but...

You've all seen this scene anyway. Might as well have some dumb fun with it.

Pizza In Space? Whatev's, sorta related.

Okay... Some Clarke vids. Here's Arthur C. Clarke narrating a Britdoc about crystal skulls, which I just link for the Indy IV tie-in.

And here he is reflecting on his 90th birthday. His last one, this past December.

Update [Dave in Texas]: Have some dumb fun with it? Don't mind if I do. The same scene, if interpreted by David Mamet.

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