The confluence of Tivo, the blogosphere, and my otherwise busy schedule have now netted me 4 hours of found time since I can now delete the episodes that I recorded safe in the knowledge that they have so little connection to the the story or the author I enjoyed years ago. Make it three and a half hours, after accounting for the time I did enjoy reading LeGuin’s comments.
Ursula K. Le Guin
on the television version of her Earthsea books: “When I looked over the script, I realized the producers had no understanding of what the books are about and no interest in finding out. All they intended was to use the name Earthsea, and some of the scenes from the books, in a generic McMagic movie with a meaningless plot based on sex and violence