In 1951, Ray Bradbury published Fahrenheit 451, a futuristic novel in which books are burned, and the citizenry occupies itself by watching hours of TV on wall-to-wall sets. Contrary to popular belief, Bradbury says Fahrenheit 451 wasn’t about censorship or McCarthyism. It was about how TV undermines interest in reading and learning.
‘A penny costs 2 cents to make—the sad part is, by government standards, that’s a bargain’
"I know this sounds weird stumbling coming out of a club ... but I actually have a brain."
Helicopters capture aerial view of the hurricane's destruction.
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