On today's episode of Koko's Atheneum, we review #lovecraftcountry by Matt Ruff. Lovecraft country is an adventure that spans from the enslavement era in the USA to around the end of the Jim crow era. Its littered with nods to the old literature of HP Lovecraft.
Also several nods to real history that Black folks have had to deal with living in the united states.
On today's episode of Koko's Atheneum, lets switch it up a little. In
honor of 168 years since #fredrickdouglass made his historic speech
"What to the Slave is the Fourth of July", we're discussing, What to the
(American) Negro is #sciencefiction and #futurism.
Discussing this topic through the lens of the 3 books discussed on this
channel so far. Aftermath by Levar Burton, 2001 by Arthur C. Clarke and
Jazzy Melanin By Carol Barnes
On today's episode of Koko's atheneum, we review Aftermath by
#levarburton. This book is for sure in my top 10, I don't know where it
places but its there.
*powerful Black women
Aftermath is a fun read, that hasn't been recognized like it should. Did
you know that Levar Burton wrote a legit scifi book in the late 90's
Some spoilers tag because the book is over 50 years old, and has been
made into a movie, and was copied by countless games, books and movies.
Trust me, its already been spoiled for ya )
On today's episode of Koko's Atheneum, we review 2001: A Space Oddysey
by #arthurcclarke. I've known about this book for decades and owned it
for years. I never read it though, because I wanted to savor what I just
knew was gonna be a fun sci-fi adventure. Was I correct in my
prediction of greatness?