The Screwfly Solution James Tiptree Jr James Tiptree Jr "The Screwfly Solution" is a 1977 science fiction short story by Raccoona Sheldon, a pen name for psychologist Alice Sheldon, who was better known by her other nom de plume, James Tiptree, Jr. By toning down the ham-fisted sociopolitical satire of that episode, the director invokes a distinctly darker tone here. 'The Screwfly Solution' is a refreshing rebound for Joe Dante, whose Season 1 "Masters of Horror" entry ('Homecoming') did very little for me. It is unexplained, although the perpetrators claim God told them to do it. A scientist (played by Jason Priestly) attempts to figure out what to do about this, while his wife heads to Canada in an attempt to escape the whole mess. The Screwfly Solution (2006): television film: season 2, episode 7 of the series Masters of Horror Xenophilia (2011) – based on the lives and works of Tiptree and Connie Converse ; arranged and choreographed by Maia Ramnath ; produced by the aerial dance and theater troupe Constellation Moving Company, performed at the Theater for the New City , presented November 10–13, 2011. Read online. It received the Nebula Award for Best Novelette (1978) and has been adapted into a television film. "The Screwfly Solution" este o povestire științifico-fantastică & horror din 1977 de Raccoona Sheldon, un pseudonim al scriitoarei Alice Sheldon, mai bine cunoscută sub pseudonimul James Tiptree, Jr. A primit Premiul Nebula pentru cea mai bună nuveletă, a fost nominalizată la Premiul Hugo pentru cea mai bună nuveletă și a fost adaptată într-un episod Masters of Horror. "Masters of Horror" The Screwfly Solution (TV Episode 2006) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. At first this homicidal misogyny seems religious in nature, spread by fundamentalist groups called 'The Sons Of Adam'. It begins with a terrifying rash of isolated homicides around the world, normal male sexual urges have suddenly transformed into violent rage. Written by Sam Hamm (BATMAN, HOMECOMING) from the award-winning short story by James Tiptree Jr. The Screwfly Solution plays like a Stephen King story, but with a little bit more sci-fi than he usually indulges in. The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon, has brought Tiptree back into the limelight in recent months (Niall at Torque Control has an excellent list of Tiptree-related links, including several stories), but because it was only this last week that I finally got around to reading Her Smoke Rose Up Forever, which collects eighteen of Tiptree's short stories, including, yes, "The Screwfly Solution". The Screwfly Solution tells the story of a world where violence towards women becomes epidemic, and spreads in patterns like an infectious disease. Around the world, males start killing females. The young man sitting at 2° N, 75° W sent a casually venomous glance up at the nonfunctional shoofly ventilador Variant Title of: The Screwfly Solution (by James Tiptree, Jr. ) [may list more publications, awards, reviews, votes and covers] Type: SHORTFICTION View The Screwfly Solution.pdf from WRITING 39B at University of California, Irvine.