Catholic FAQ


Help support Catholic Answers!

Latest Threads
newest posts



Go Back   Catholic Answers Forums > Forums > Catholic Living > Popular Media
 

Welcome to Catholic Answers Forums, the largest Catholic Community on the Web.

Here you can join over 400,000 members from around the world discussing all things Catholic. Membership is open to all, Catholic and non-Catholic alike, who seek the Truth with Charity.

To gain full access, you must register for a FREE account. Registered members are able to:
  • Submit questions about the faith to experts from Catholic Answers
  • Participate in all forum discussions
  • Communicate privately with Catholics from around the world
  • Plus join a prayer group, read with the Book Club, and much more.
Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. So join our community today!

Have a question about registration or your account log-in? Just contact our Support Hotline.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search Thread Display
  #1  
Old Jun 7, '12, 7:06 am
didymus's Avatar
didymus didymus is online now
Senior Member
Radio Club Member
 
Join Date: April 5, 2005
Posts: 7,687
Religion: Catholic
Default Ray bradbury video

From a symposium before the launch of the Mariner 9 launch in 1971, also included Arthur C Clarke and Carl Sagan.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...v=EBtZjbTDTDk#!
__________________


data, n., plural of anecdote (q.v.)

Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old Jun 7, '12, 10:12 am
Bill Dodds Bill Dodds is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: April 14, 2011
Posts: 106
Religion: Catholic
Default Re: Ray bradbury video

And for those who are writers or hope to become writers:

http://billdodds.blogspot.com/2012/0...severance.html
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old Jun 7, '12, 10:35 am
SurlyMermaid's Avatar
SurlyMermaid SurlyMermaid is offline
Regular Member
 
Join Date: October 31, 2011
Posts: 1,300
Default Re: Ray bradbury video

Thanks for this thread. He was always a favorite in our family.
__________________
“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.”
― Mother Teresa


http://convertconvent.blogspot.com
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old Jun 7, '12, 9:43 pm
Arizona Mike Arizona Mike is offline
Regular Member
 
Join Date: May 28, 2011
Posts: 2,038
Religion: Catholic
Default Re: Ray bradbury video

I met Ray Bradbury in Pasadena back at a book-signing for his book "Zen and the Art of Writing." He was sitting at the signing table wearing a white suit (much like the Ice Cream Suit in his short story) and a tie festooned with small jack-o-lanterns, just like you would hope Ray Bradbury would be dressed, and was enjoying a bottle of cold Mexican beer on a hot summer day.

When I got to the front of the line and gave him my copy of his book to sign, I shook his hand and told him how much I had always enjoyed his writing, and that his books were the ones that had started me on a lifelong path of reading. He held my hand a long time and looked up at me and said he really appreciated what I just said, and that he was glad he was able to do that. He actually looked like he was a little choked-up. (I've heard from others that he was very affected by what readers said to him.)

I'll always remember and enjoy his writing, everything from "The Illustrated Man" to "The Halloween Tree" (one of my favorite books), and his wonderful dark fantasy, like "The October Country" and "Something Wicked This Way Comes."

If you get a chance, read his short story "The Man," one of the best science fiction stories about Christianity.

As a side note, perhaps my least favorite film based on the Gospel is "King of Kings," yet I always thought the narration, by an uncredited Orson Welles, was quite good and lyrical. I later learned that it was written by an (also uncredited) Bradbury.

Ray Bradbury will be much missed. May God bless and keep him.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Go Back   Catholic Answers Forums > Forums > Catholic Living > Popular Media

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search Thread
Search Thread:

Advanced Search
Display

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump



Prayer Intentions

Most Active Groups
8035Meet and talk,talk talk
Last by: Greenfields
4822CAF Prayer Warriors Support Group
Last by: Irishmom2
4288Devotion to the Sorrowful Mother
Last by: James_OPL
4027OCD/Scrupulosity Group
Last by: fencersmother
3811SOLITUDE
Last by: tuscany
3367Let's empty Purgatory
Last by: James_OPL
3184Catholic Vegetarians & Vegans
Last by: libralion
3146Poems and Reflections
Last by: PathWalker
2962For seniors and shut- ins
Last by: SERVENT FOR GOD
2688Petitions Before the Blessed Sacrament
Last by: grateful_child



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:09 am.

Home RSS Feeds - Home - Archive - Top

Copyright © 2004-2013, Catholic Answers.