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Dune at 50: Good Night, Don’t Let the Sandworms Bite

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Dune 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,...
Dune at 50: Fine Food & Drink on a Desert Planet

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Dune 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...
Dune at 50: Don’t Fear the Sequels

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Dune 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...
Dune at 50: Crossover or Cross-Series Contamination?

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Dune 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...
Dune at 50: Enduring Mysteries

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Dune 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...
Dune at 50: A Newbie’s Guide

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Dune 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...

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Dune at 50: Dune Gets Real

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Dune 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...
Dune at 50: Saucy Taboos and Mundane Evolutions

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Dune 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...
Dune at 50: Pop Culture Is Hooked on Spice

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Dune 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...

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Dune at 50: Movies, Miniseries, and Missed Opportunities

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Dune 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...

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Dune at 50: Great Prequels and Sequels That Expand Dune’s Universe

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Dune 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...
Dune at 50: Common Misconceptions About Frank Herbert’s Classic

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Dune 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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