Amish S. Dave, MD, PhD
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UPCOMING BOOKS/MOVIES/GAMES/TV SHOWS

"Game of Thrones Season 5 - April 12, 2015
"Avengers: Age of Ultron - May 1, 2015
"Mad Max: Fury Road - May 15, 2015
"Mission Impossible 5: Rogue Nation - July 31, 2015
"The Martian - Oct 2, 2015
"Halo 5: Guardians - Oct 27, 2015
"Spectre (next Bond film) - Nov 6, 2015
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (movie) - Nov 20, 2015
"Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens - Dec 18, 2015
"X-Files (miniseries) - Jan 24, 2016
"Dancer's Lament: A Novel of the Malazan Empire (Path to Ascendancy) - Feb 25, 2016
"Fall of Light (The Kharkanas Trilogy Book 2) - April 19, 2016
"Star Citizen: Squadron 42 (game) - 2016
"Game of Thrones: Season 6 - April 24, 2016
"Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice - Mar 23, 2016
"Captain America: Civil War - May 6, 2016
"Xmen: Apocalypse - May 27, 2016
"Warcraft movie - June 10, 2016
"Independence Day: Resurgence - June 24, 2016
"Star Trek Beyond - July 22, 2016
"Star Wars: Rogue One - Dec 16, 2016
"Guardians of Galaxy 2 - May 5, 2017
"Thor: Ragnarok - Nov 3, 2017
"Star Wars VIII - Dec 15, 2017
"Avengers: Infinity War, Part 1 - May 4, 2018
"Captain Marvel - Nov 2, 2018
"Avengers: Infinity War, Part 2 - May 3, 2019
"The Incredibles 2 - 2019
"The Winds of Winter", book 6 of 'A Song of Ice and Fire' by George R.R. Martin - ?, 201?

SOME FAVORITE QUOTES

"There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves Orcs." - John Rogers
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana (Santayana's Law of Repetitive Consequences)
"The Republican solution to everything is a noun, a verb, and a tax cut for the rich." - ???
"I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him." - Mark Twain
"To achieve the impossible dream, try going to sleep." - Joan Klempner
"The war situation has developed not necessarily to Japan's advantage." - Japanese Emperor Hirohito, on Aug. 14, 1945
"Ah, this is obviously some strange use of the word 'safe' that I wasn't previously aware of." - Douglas Adams
"The sea squirt, when young, seeks a rock to which it can anchor itself. Once it finds a rock, it will stay there the rest of its life. When it has been anchored, it no longer needs its brain, so it eats it. Sort of like getting tenure..." - molly ball
"Does the name Pavlov ring a bell?"
"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man." - George Bernard Shaw
"An old man asks a beautiful young woman if she'd sleep with him for a million dollars. When she says yes, he asks if she'd sleep with him for five dollars, and indignant, she exclaims 'What do you think I am?' The guy then says, 'We've already established what you are, madam, now we're just haggling over the price.'" - either George Bernard Shaw or Winston Churchill
"Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep insights can be winnowed from deep nonsense." - Carl Sagan
"If God had really intended men to fly, he'd make it easier to get to the airport." - George Winters
"The men the American public admire most extravagantly are the most daring liars; the men they detest most violently are those who try to tell them the truth." - H. L. Mencken
"It's no longer a question of staying healthy. It's a question of finding a sickness you like." - Jackie Mason
"I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life." - Rita Rudner
"It is well to remember that the whole universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others." - John Andrew Holmes
"It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it.." - Upton Sinclair
"Well, I had just been told by Andrew Card that America was under attack. And I was collecting my thoughts." - George W. Bush, telling Larry King why he sat in an elementary school classroom for seven minutes on the morning of Sept 11, 2001.
"Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple." - Barry Switzer
"In theory there is no difference between theory and practice; in practice, there is." - Chuck Reid
"For every complex problem, there is an answer that is short, simple and wrong." - H. L. Mencken
"Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits." - Mark Twain
"What is to give light must endure burning." - Viktor Frankl
"If you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.." - Nietzsche
"Remember, there are people alive today who remember a time when man could not fly, radio did not exist, and 'antibiotic' was not an English word." - Henry Spencer
"Your work is both true and original. Unfortunately, the parts that are true are not original, and the parts that are original are not true." - Edgar Allan Poe
"It has not escaped our notice that the specific pairing we have postulated immediately suggests a possible copying mechanism for the genetic material." - Watson and Crick
"First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win." - Gandhi
"Irony can be pretty ironic sometimes." - Buck Murdock (William Shatner) in Airplane II - The Sequel
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school" - Albert Einstein
"If you can keep your head while all others about you are losing theirs - perhaps you don't understand the seriousness of the situation" - Kipling
"Programming is a race between programmers, who try and make more and more idiot-proof software, and universe, which produces more and more remarkable idiots. Until now, universe leads the race" - Rich Cook
"When failure is not an option, success can get expensive." - Peter Stibrany
"It is not the human being numbering the highest amount of years who has lived most, but that one who has most sensed his life." - Jean Jacques Rousseau
"In God we trust, all others bring data." - On a plaque in the Mission Evaluation Room at Johnson Space Center, NASA
"This isn't right. This isn't even wrong." - physicist Wolfgang Pauli commenting on a hopelessly defective paper submitted for publication
"If the human mind was simple enough to understand, we'd be too simple to understand it." - Emerson Pugh
"Do not condemn the judgement of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong." - Dandemis
"Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics." - Fletcher Knebel
"My parents only had one argument in forty-five years. It lasted forty-three years." - Cathy Ladman
"I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by." - Douglas Adams
"Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside." - Alexander Pope
"The two most common elements in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity." - Harlan Ellison