William Gibson has been called the father of cyberpunk and coined the
term "cyberspace" back when Internet was little more than a twinkle in DARPA's eye.
That's enough to mean that he's probably developed a fan base devout
enough to build shrines in his honor, or at least commemorative iPad
if you ask Gibson himself -- like one audience member did during a
Brookline Booksmith reading at the Coolidge Corner Theatre last year --
it still doesn't make him a celebrity.
broke doesn't have to be boring. Check
out these events, all free of charge:
OGLETREE | The Presumption of Guilt: The
Arrest of Henry Louis Gates and Race, Class, and Crime in America
discussion and signing | July 1 @ 7 pm | Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass Ave,
Seth Grahame-Smith speaks at the Brattle Theatre
Ever wonder why Honest Abe always wore that tall stovepipe hat?
All the better to conceal his wooden vampire-killing stake, my dear. In
his most recent book, Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter, critically
acclaimed author Seth Grahame-Smith recounts the "true story" of our
nation's 16th president.