Welles Meets Wells

…to discuss the “panic” occasioned by Orson Welles’s radio adaptation of H.G. Wells’s War of the Worlds.

What two contemporary figures could possibly fill these roles today?

Via Slate.com.

(Apologies for slow/nonexistent blogging, but I have been spending 10 hours a day online working a freelance gig that is so calamitously banal that I have not been able to dredge up the energy to surf/write fun stuff.)

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2 Responses to Welles Meets Wells

  1. Lars Walker says:

    Well, if Salma Hayek were to do a film version of “The Road to Serfdom”…


  2. Barry Arrington says:

    HG Wells was a British socialist proponent of eugenics who hated the Catholic church. Orson Welles was a blowhard leftist Hollywood type. I’m thinking Richard Dawkins and Alec Baldwin.


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