Science Fiction Takeover!
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“Reunion” by Arthur C. Clarke, read by Pamela Lambert.
The writer of “2001: A Space Odyssey”, Clarke presents a different tale of an advanced extraterrestrial race who once visited Earth eons ago and presents mankind with a startling offer.
“2BR02B” by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., read by Stephen Rourke
In the future, no one dies of old age and everyone is happy but those seeking to opt out of the Golden Age can pay a visit to the Federal Bureau of Termination.
“Button, Button” by Richard Mathison. Read by Toby Wilson, Emily Murray, Chris Edwards and Cleo Zani.
A couple with money problems is visited by a strange man who offers them a Faustian bargain which is hard to resist.
“The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas” by Ursula K. le Guin, read by Anna Botsford.
A spectacular Utopia owes it’s entire existence to a dark secret. All the residents of Omelas know of it and can choose to remain or leave the city forever.
“They’re Made Out of Meat” by Terry Bisson, read by Chris Edwards and Cleo Zani.
Alien explorers discover a small planet circling an average star and discover something very peculiar about its inhabitants.
*This program is supported in part by a grant from the Harwich, Brewster and Falmouth local cultural councils, local agencies supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.