19 August 2015

Things I should learn if I want to lead a life like in movies

I mean, seriously, how often do heroes and villains in fiction get to gasp, “It’s Morse code!” and then decode it? Interstellar was one of the most recent and most annoying examples of this trope.

1 comment:

Jenny Davidson said...

It was also in SEVENEVES, though I think Stephenson managed to give a psychologically plausible explanation of why the character would have known it!