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bless the maker
at 50: Good Night, Don’t Let the Sandworms Bite
Dune has never been good at endings.. According to one interview, Frank Herbert originally planned it as a single massive book. Publishers like sequels,...
i love spicy food
at 50: Fine Food & Drink on a Desert Planet
Previously on Dune at 50, we talked about prequels and sequels, cross-series tie-ins, and pop culture references. Oh, and there’s was the time...
at 50: Don’t Fear the Sequels
A lot of newly-minted Dune fans walk out of the first book with one thing on their mind: more, please. Sometimes, though, there’s a little asterisk...
at 50: Crossover or Cross-Series Contamination?
Science fiction fans love to speculate. When presented with a fully realized world stocked with alien creatures and futuristic concepts, the first thing we...
see its path
at 50: Enduring Mysteries
When you write an epic science fiction novel, you ask a lot of questions. If you do your job right, you answer enough of them to leave your readers...
at 50: A Newbie’s Guide
Dune. It’s that book about spice or whatever, right? Yes, random person I met on the sidewalk. It’s that book about spice. Also it’s...
at 50: Dune Gets Real
As much as I hate to admit it, Dune isn’t real. There are no giant sandworms. There is no spice melange. No Ixians, no Reverend Mothers...
at 50: Saucy Taboos and Mundane Evolutions
One of the elements that makes Dune so gripping is its familiarity. Frank Herbert went to great lengths to accurately portray cultural evolution across...
at 50: Pop Culture Is Hooked on Spice
Last month we took a look at Dune’s attempts to leap out of the world of literature. This month, we’re going to talk about how that’s...
by will alone
at 50: Movies, Miniseries, and Missed Opportunities
Six core novels, two direct sequels, six prequels, and nearly a dozen interquels and short stories: As far as most people are concerned, that’s the...
in all things a pattern
at 50: Great Prequels and Sequels That Expand Dune’s Universe
Frank Herbert’s Dune casts a long shadow over the genre, one no author has had a more difficult time emerging from than his son, Brian Herbert. In...
spice must flow
at 50: Common Misconceptions About Frank Herbert’s Classic
Editor’s note: Frank Herbert’s Dune, space opera’s answer to The Lord of the Rings and possibly the most influential work of science...
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