The most vital and enduring quality of PKDs work is his fantastic imagination, says Hyde. No other writer compares with his wild plot ideas. And his main themes What is real? What is human? explore these questions and enter territory few other writers dare to.
The festival starts at 10 a.m. today at Roys Last Shot (17286 Highway 119 in Rollinsville). From there, it will spread out to various other venues in the Black Hawk/Nederland area, including the Stage Stop Inn (60 Main Street, Rollinsville). Panel discussions, guest speakers, vendors, film screenings, live music and a charity auction of Dick memorabilia will be featured throughout the weekend. Everything is free; for a complete schedule, go to www.philipkdickfestival.com.
Aug. 13-15, 2010