TMTYR Episode #46: There Are No The’s (Arrival)

arrivalposterThis time out, the Pounders discuss the new film Arrival and “Story of Your Life,” the Nebula-winning Ted Chiang novella on which it’s based.

Go see this movie! It’s awesome!

Pounder Rankings!:

Colin:

  • Story
  • Movie

James:

  • Story
  • Movie

Seth:

  • Movie
  • Story

(But it’s pretty close on all counts)

Notes:

Zencastr!
https://zencastr.com

Ted Chiang interviews:
http://www.indiebound.org/author-interviews/chiangted
https://electricliterature.com/the-legendary-ted-chiang-on-seeing-his-stories-adapted-for-the-screen-and-the-ever-expanding-916a9530e598#.x3a6212z0

Creating the Heptapod language:
https://www.wired.com/2016/11/arrivals-designers-crafted-mesmerizing-alien-alphabet/
https://www.engadget.com/2016/11/14/dissecting-the-alien-language-in-arrival/

Stephen Wolfram on the science of Arrival:
http://blog.stephenwolfram.com/2016/11/quick-how-might-the-alien-spacecraft-work/

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