January 05, 2005

They Didn't Get Red Storm Rising, Either. Go Figure.

People reviews Michael Crichton's latest, State of Fear:

But the hardware outshines the leaden plot, which involves an attempt by environmentalists trying to save the planet and is burdened by Crichton's disquisitions about global warming being a fraud. Padding for this 603-pager comes from graphs and pseudo-brainy dialogue ("I tested that hypothesis and found it heuristically valuable"). Scary? You bet.
--People, January 10, 2005, p. 48

Translation: "It expresses politically incorrect opinions and uses words we don't understand. We don't like it."

Posted by Chris at January 5, 2005 07:01 PM

Category: Media Stupidity

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Posted by: lolita at January 19, 2005 11:01 PM

FWIW, the scientific response to Crichton may be found here.

Posted by: jjens at February 1, 2005 09:31 PM