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Surfacing....but just for a moment

Friends, I haven't forgotten you all here during my recent transition back to a pastoral ministry. Things have been a little hectic here, and I'm still not in a place where I can do lengthy, thoughtful posts.So, in the meantime, let me just point you to some Max Headroom-related items of interest.First off, I've been checking out some podcast episodes that discuss our favorite "computer generated" AI talking head.At the top of my playlist (in reverse order of download) is the Retroist Podcast, episode 046. Great discussion of the series and some personal anecdotes that tie in the ABC TV series from 1987 to the pop culture phenomenon that Max was.Next is Autopilot, season 2 episode 11. This is a podcast about old TV shows in general and their pilot episodes in general. Great discussion about the similarities and  differences between the BBC Telefilm "20 Minutes Into The Future" and the American TV series pilot episode "Blipverts."Third is Great…