Specialist: Philip K. Dick

From the quiz on 2/5/17.

  1. Which American actor plays replicant-hunter Rick Deckard in the 1982 film Blade Runner (adapted from Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?)? Harrison Ford

  2. Which 1962 Philip K. Dick novel is an alternative history in which the Axis powers have won the Second World War? The Man in the High Castle

  3. What colour was the beam of light that allegedly visited and imparted arcane information to Philip K. Dick in 1974, and which directly inspired his 1981 novel VALIS? Pink

  4. In the short story The Minority Report, what name is given to the mutants who foresee all crime before it is perpetrated? Precogs

  5. Of what are Hubrizine (in We Can Build You), KR-3 (in Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said), CAN-D and CHEW-Z (in The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch) and Slow Death (in A Scanner Darkly) all examples? Drugs


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