Broken Links and Plane Stupid

I use a plugin to keep a handle on “link rot” called Broken Link Checker, and today I noticed a link on this post, The Man Who Ate the World – by Frederik Pohl was off. Checking the Plane Stupid website, I found this message: Site off-line The Plane Stupid website is currently down for… Continue reading Broken Links and Plane Stupid

The Man Who Ate the World – by Frederik Pohl

Many moons ago I read the short story with the above title. Although not one of Pohl’s best works, it has nevertheless left an obviously lasting impression on me. Written in the mid-fifties, it’s a future tale of consumerism gone mad. In the tale, it’s illegal not to consume as much as possible.  The hero… Continue reading The Man Who Ate the World – by Frederik Pohl