H G Wells

Type: Person
Name: H G Wells
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Real Life The Purge Hoaxes Hit The Woodlands Social Media

Going viral. The day before Halloween in 1938, a rather young Orson Wells took to the radio airwaves and scared the living hell out of people. The broadcast was part of a re-enactment of the H.G. Wells book War of the Worlds , but innocent unsuspecting ... [Published Houston Press - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Turning back time

What if time travel is not just some fantastical myth conjured by recklessly imaginative mindsbut a stark real possibility? Coordinators take a leap into the unknownEver fantasized about the things you would do if you just turn back the dials of the clock ... [Published The Statesman - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Get real with Louisville ‘Purge’ lessons learned

We survived the “Louisville Purge” — but not with our dignity entirely intact.Last Friday, unless you were reading a good book, engaging in a fruitful hobby or unplugging from all your outlets, news and otherwise, you were told, reminded, warned — pick ... [Published Georgetown News-Graphic - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Letter to the Editor: American Dream is slowly dying

H.G. Wells wrote in The New World Order: “This new and complete Revolution we contemplate can be defined in a very few words. It is … outright world-socialism, scientifically planned and directed.” If H.G. were still alive today, he would be delighted ... [Published Hickory Daily Record - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Hoisted from the Non-Internet from 80 Years Ago: H G Wells: “It seems to me that I am more to the Left than you, Mr Stalin”: Weekend Reading

H.G. Wells: “It seems to me that I am more to the Left than you, Mr Stalin” : "In 1934, Wells arrived in Moscow... ...to meet a group of Soviet writers. While there Stalin granted him an interview.... His deferential conversation was criticised by ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Sci-fi Artwork Sparks Interest in Science

Over 100 years after Martians landed on the outskirts of London in H G Wells’s famous novel War of the Worlds, London last week played host to an interplanetary gathering like no other at the World Science Fiction Convention or Worldcon. The convention ... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Sir Malcolm Campbell-inspired Pizza Express and five other restaurants that pay homage to famous faces

With the news that , Vibe sought out other pubs and restaurants in south east London and north Kent which pay homage to famous faces.Have we missed somewhere? Let us know and we’ll add it to the list. Tweet @JimNewsShopper or leave a comment below.Heroes ... [Published This is Local London - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

War of the Worlds at Stanford

Stanford Repertory Theater ’s War of the Worlds is a playful mastery of the ideas of reality and performativity, realism and illusionism juxtaposed with the amazing talents of the Stanford Theater and Performance department.The play is a recreation of ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Stanford Rep presents still relevant ‘War of the Worlds’

COURTESY STANFORD REPERTORY THEATERFrom left, Weston Gaylord, Courtney Walsh and Tom Freeland appear in Stanford Repertory Theater’s “War of the Worlds,” based on works by Orson Welles and H.G. Wells.Orson Welles’ infamous “War of the Worlds” radio play ... [Published San Francisco Examiner - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

"The writer H. G. Wells is often credited with coining the description of the conflict as 'the war that will end war'..."

"... the title of an essay that became a jingoistic catchphrase, 'the war to end all wars.' As the conflict drew to a close, a more cynical view overtook that sentiment when David Lloyd George, the British prime minister at the time, is said to have ... [Published Althouse - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 2 reports

World War One remembered: they sacrificed their lives for us

First it was used hopefully – then, in later years, increasingly cynically.Now of course we know, with a century’s hindsight and bitter experience, that the ‘Great War’ was not, as HG Wells was the first to term it, “the war to end war”.But 100 years ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 04 2014]
Entities: War, World War I, H G Wells
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

HG Wells War of the Words Exhibition needs volunteers for Sandgate, Folkestone venue

The H G Wells' exhibition 'War of the Words' at 82 Sandgate High Street will open on Friday 1st August but organisers are still looking for more volunteers to work in the exhibition. Training will be given although a knowledge of computer usage would ... [Published Hawkinge Gazette - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: H G Wells, War, Invention

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Sci-fi Artwork Sparks Interest in Science [Published New Indian Express - Aug 20 2014]
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Sir Malcolm Campbell-inspired Pizza Express and... [Published This is Local London - Aug 18 2014]
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We Need Dystopias Now More Than Ever [Published Motherboard Magazine - Aug 15 2014]
Fictional Dystopia and Nuclear Optimism [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - Aug 14 2014]
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Fictional Dystopia and Nuclear Optimism [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - Aug 14 2014]
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