The Three Hoarsemen #52 June 25, 2019
We’re right on time, celebrating 50 years of 2001, a year late.

Jupiter and Beyond the Infinite

And we are back (so soon?, the plaintive cries arise) with a look at the ultimate science fiction film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, as a result of Fred’s multi-volume dive into various behind the scenes looks at the film, as well as a biography of Sir Arthur C. Clarke and some side jaunts into interests inspired by Clarke.

Along the way we also delve into comedy and the horror of a remake of the classic. It’s the Ultimate Log of the Ultimate Trip.

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Show Notes

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Source Code:

2001: A Space Odyssey (the movie)

2001: A Space Odyssey (the novel)

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Behind the Scenes:

Jerome Agel (editor): The Making of Kubrick’s 2001

Michael Benson: Space Odyssey—Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, and the Making of a Masterpiece

Piers Bizony: The Making of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey**

Piers Bizony: 2001—Filming the Future

Arthur C. Clarke: The Lost Worlds of 2001

Christopher Frayling: The 2001 File—Harry Lange and the Design of a Landmark Science Fiction Film

Dan Richter: Moonwatcher’s Memoir—A Diary of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Alex North: 2001: A Space Odyssey—The Legendary Lost Score

David G. Stork (editor): HAL’s Legacy—2001’s Computer as Dream and Reality

Various: 2001: A Space Odyssey (full score)

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Sir Arthur C. Clarke:

Neil McAleer: Arthur C. Clarke—Odyssey of a Visionary

Arthur C. Clarke: 2010: Odyssey Two (the excellent sequel)

Arthur C. Clarke: 2061: Odyssey Three (a minor, but solid entry)

Arthur C. Clarke: 3001: The Final Odyssey (a journey too far)

Arthur C. Clarke: The Fountains of Paradise (space elevators)

Arthur C. Clarke: The Songs of Distant Earth (Clarke’s favorite novel)

Arthur C. Clarke: Imperial Earth (pentominoes)

Arthur C. Clarke: The Ghost from Grand Banks (fractals)

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On the Fringe:

Bernal Alpha: Afterwords and Acknowledgments

Bernal Alpha: Sir Arthur C. Clarke

Bernal Alpha: Meccano Dancing

Benoit B. Mandlebrot: The Fractal Geometry of Nature

Solomon W. Golomb: Polyominoes

Solomon W. Golomb: Polyominoes—Puzzles, Patterns, Problems and Packings

Jon Millington: Pentominoes

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Pentomino Set 02

Pentomino Set 03

Pentomino Set 04

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Beyond the Fringe:

Monolith “Action Figure”

2001 Recut

2009: Jupiter And Beyond (The Authorized Version)

Hollywood Remakes 2001: A Space Odyssey

The Crazy Legacy of Jack Kirby’s Forgotten 2001: A Space Odyssey

Turner Classic Movies: 2001: A Space Odyssey

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Bernal Alpha (Fred Kiesche)

Bad Day Studio (Jeff Patterson)