publication date: Monday, December 21, 2015 (part of Winter 2016)

category: Literature

clue: Blade Runner, Total Recall, and Minority Report were all based on works by this dickish author.

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, and Stan Iwanchuk


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Steve West turns 58 today.