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But it's a science meme

and it's for research (well demonstrating evolution in cyber space could count as research) and besides it's from Thus Spake Zuska , so how can I not do it?

So here goes: first, the rules:

There are a set of questions below that are all of the form, "The best [subgenre] [medium] in [genre] is...". Copy the questions, and before answering them, you may modify them in a limited way, carrying out no more than two of these operations:
You can leave them exactly as is.
You can delete any one question.
You can mutate either the genre, medium, or subgenre of any one question. For instance, you could change "The best time travel novel in SF/Fantasy is..." to "The best time travel novel in Westerns is...", or "The best time travel movie in SF/Fantasy is...", or "The best romance novel in SF/Fantasy is...".
You can add a completely new question of your choice to the end of the list, as long as it is still in the form "The best [subgenre] [medium] in [genre] is...".
You must have at least one question in your set, or you've gone extinct, and you must be able to answer it yourself, or you're not viable.

Then answer your possibly mutant set of questions. Please do include a link back to the blog you got them from, to simplify tracing the ancestry, and include these instructions.

Finally, pass it along to any number of your fellow bloggers. Remember, though, your success as a Darwinian replicator is going to be measured by the propagation of your variants, which is going to be a function of both the interest your well-honed questions generate and the number of successful attempts at reproducing them.

My great-great-great-great-grandparent is Pharyngula.
My great-great-great-grandparent is
Metamagician and the Hellfire Club.
My great-great-grandparent is
Flying Trilobite.
My great-grandparent is
A Blog Around the Clock.
My grandparent is
Primate Diaries.
My parent is
Thus Spake Zuska .

Ok here are the questions and my answers:

The best time feminist novel in SF/Fantasy is: Wonder Woman

The best scary movie in scientific dystopias is: The Handmaid's Tale .

The best sexy song in pop music is: You Are Too Beautiful by John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman

The best cult novel in beat fiction is: The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac.

The best high-carb food in Slavic cooking is the potato pierogie.

Over to you:


Wayfarer Scientista