If 'The Right Stuff' was a dark soviet comedy it'd be 'Omon Ra'


Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/04/11/if-the-right-stuff-was-a-d.html


absurdist adventure in the Soviet space program.


I’m not saying it was Tralfamadorians…


Someone’s messing with me, right? https://xkcd.com/1015/


Mmm. So it goes.


I’ll be looking that one up.

Another great sci-fi absurdist novel is “Bill, The Galactic Hero”, by Harry Harrison.


The distinction between Russian Comedies and Russian Tragedies always seemed to be kind of arbitrary to me.


Damn i was wishing it was a film, have to add it to my long list of things to read


Hi Ho!


My vote is for The Starcrossed by Ben Bova.


On a related note:

No mention of Yuri’s Night on BB? :disappointed:


Buddha’s Little Finger is an amazing Buddhist exegesis.

My favorite of his writings is a short story called Hermit and Six-Toes.


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