More Legos Than I Expected to Find Today

Yufang and I set out for Borders Books and Music earlier today, because they sent out 40% off one item coupons by email. I had planned on picking up one or two PKD books that I need to read for my exams. Yufang, however, pointed out to me that they had some large Lego Star Wars sets available there such as the 7674 V-19 Torrent and the 8019 Republic Attack Shuttle. The amount of savings on these two sets blasted any prearranged plans that I had for books! The Republic Attack Shuttle was a remarkable find, because I had lost an opportunity to buy one used on craigslist a few weeks ago for $30. This was a few dollars more, but it’s new and it saved me the two hour round trip time to get it for that price. The other two sets, 8086 Droid Tri-Fighter and the Lego Atlantis 8056 Monster Crab Clash I picked up at Target, because they were on sale and had pieces that I wanted for a particle accelerator diorama that I am planning. Now, I need to finish my exams so that I can put these pieces to use. In the meantime, Yufang has assured me that she will assemble them on my behalf. Such a thoughtful wife, heh.

I am a professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY whose teaching includes composition and technical communication, and research focuses on 20th/21st-century American culture, science fiction, neuroscience, and digital technology.

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3 comments on “More Legos Than I Expected to Find Today
  1. msmiao says:

    I’m just trying to help you. So happy that you recognized it. :D

  2. Jeb says:

    Sweet! Gratz on the find. :)

  3. Jason Ellis says:

    Hey Jeb,

    Long time, no see! Thanks for stopping by and commenting. I’ll probably be down in Brunswick over the Summer, and I hope that we can hang out. Talk to you later.

    -Jason

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Who is Dynamic Subspace?

Dr. Jason W. Ellis shares his interdisciplinary research and pedagogy on DynamicSubspace.net. Its focus includes the exploration of science, technology, and cultural issues through science fiction and neuroscientific approaches. It includes vintage computing, LEGO, and other wonderful things, too.

He is an Assistant Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY (City Tech) where he teaches college writing, technical communication, and science fiction.

He holds a Ph.D. in English from Kent State University, M.A. in Science Fiction Studies from the University of Liverpool, and B.S. in Science, Technology, and Culture from Georgia Tech.

He welcomes questions, comments, and inquiries for collaboration via email at jellis at citytech dot cuny dot edu or Twitter @dynamicsubspace.

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