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  • Resnick thankfully addresses that issue more openly in Starship: Flagship, particularly regarding a situation that involves the fair treatment of prisoners.

    REVIEW: Starship: Flagship by Mike Resnick

  • Sometimes, that vision clashes with the original material (as in Starship Troopers, where Paul Verhoeven used over-the-top parody to make a film that had the opposite message of the novel -- and for the record, I liked the film better than the book).

    MIND MELD: What Makes a Successful SciFi/Fantasy Book Adaptation? Why Do Some Fail?

  • There are other examples, and to be fair the Earth society in Starship Troopers can be interpreted as a democratic society of a kind, but since Starship Troopers is one of Heinlein's most controversial stories it bears mentioning.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • We still find polemics against authoritarianism, the Bugs in Starship Troopers comes directly to mind, but you also often find examples praising of other authoritative regimes, the Earth of Starship Troopers comes to mind.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • REVIEW SUMMARY: Continuing the story and characters started in Starship: Mutiny, Mike Resnick turns in a quality effort.

    December 2006

  • Now, if you'll excuse a tiny spoiler, in Starship: Pirate, one of the characters introduces the crew of the Teddy R. to a wildly popular, presumably alien game called "bilsang," said to be as "a game that makes chess and toprench look like kid's games."

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Though military service is not compulsory in Starship Troopers, it is highly respected and valued by the society, because it is in this way that an individual expresses his active involvement in the society/nation in which he lives.

    Fascism and Starship Troopers, Once More « Hyperpat’s HyperDay

  • I am not anticipating any great improvement in Starship Troopers 2, considering the use of “propaganda” commercials.

    » Starship Troopers 2: More of the same? heinleinblog

  • More bullets were fired in Starship Troopers than in any other movie made.

    Entertainment Tidbits….

  • Juan Rico in Starship Troopers is Filipino, but you have to read the book carefully to notice it.

    » Racism and race relations heinleinblog

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