Ben Adams asks:
John Chambers, the Hollywood special effects artist involved in the CIA operation, has won both the Intelligence Star AND an Oscar during his lifetime.…
What are some other interesting combinations of awards in widely disparate fields?
There are a bunch of great suggestions, including one from Belinkie:
Kris Kristopherson, because he has lived pretty much the greatest life a man has ever lived, has a G3RSVoTY (Grammy, Golden Globe, Rhodes Scholarship, Veteran of the Year).
Even though this thread was for a contest, and the barrier to entry was pretty low (Snitty: “I would like to win free things.“), the discussion got pretty interesting, with mentions of Minority Report, Siri, Fringe, SeaQuest DSV, and Johnny Mnemonic.
Lee criticizes some of the world-building in the new show Revolution (what would really happen if electricity “stopped working”, but adds:
I will say that I’m enjoying the show when treating it as a thought experiment on law and order and the use of violence as a societal control mechanism. More on that in a future post/podcast episode, methinks.
(Sounds like there’s a podcast he might like.)
One more thing: We’ve gotten a little better with our response time on article submissions. If you have an idea you’d like to pitch, or if you have one that fell through the cracks (we’re not proud of it, but it’s happened), now would be a great time to get in touch.
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