Monday 11 November 2013

1983 - 1985 Collaborations in Computing magazies

Around the time Michael Crichton was creating his first computer game, Amazon, he also expressed his interest and views about computing through four articles and an interview for the magazine Creative Computing, and and article in Compute!.

Creative Computing Vol. 9 No. 3 - March 1983:

Creative Computing Vol. 10 No. 6 - June 1984:

Creative Computing Vol. 10 No. 11 - November 1984:

Creative Computing Vol. 11 No. 2 - February 1985:

Creative Computing Magazine
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Compute! Vol. 7 No 2 - February 1985:

Sunday 10 November 2013

1971 & 1988 - 1991 Playboy Magazine

Michael Crichton also caught the eye of the mens' Playboy Magazine. They published a novel of his in installments, short stories, these articles and an interview. The articles he wrote for Playboy are the following:

The High Cost of Fame (1971)

This was a contribution of an emerging author in a written "symposium" on how he was dealing with the fame he harnessed with The Andromeda Strain.

The following three constitute a marriage-life self-help trilogy published over a four-year time span.

Panic in the Sheets (Jan 1988)               Men´s hearts (Feb 1989)                     How to argue (Dec 1991)