November 4, 2022

On this day in 1970 David Bowie released his third studio album, The Man Who Sold the World, in the United States. (See above.)

First Draft: The Decency Deficit.

The Rude Pundit: They Once Blew Up a Classroom Over Textbooks, So, Yeah, There Will Be Violence.

The Paris Review: Encounters with Ghosts.

Attention Avengers fans! On this date in 1977, the story of Dr. David Banner — physician, scientist — searching for a way to tap into the hidden strengths that all humans have, finally made it to live-action television. Unfortunately, there was an tragic accident in the lab. Heard but not seen in every episode was Ted Cassidy, who narrated the opening credits of The Incredible Hulk TV series, and voiced The Hulk until his death in 1979.

Round Up by driftglass of the Professional Left Podcast and Science Fiction University

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