You can achieve dream control. Lucid dreaming has been discussed on MeFi before. LD4all is a site that I highly recommend, as it takes you step-by-step through the learning process; from remembering your dreams through gaining control and even into more esoteric subjects. As a researcher in the field, I'm interested in both the empirical views and those more artistic in nature.
With his book of short stories entitled Solarcon-6, Wiley Wiggins has become the newest member of a growing community of writers offering their work for free download and distribution under a Creative Commons license. For those unfamiliar with Mr. Wiggins, he is most recognizable as a lead actor in Richard Linklater's films Dazed and Confused and Waking Life.
If I see one more ad for K-Pax, I'm going to snap. 2001, with the exception of Waking Life, has been an awful year for movies. And having this tired rehash of both Starman and The Fisher King (oh, Jeff, we can't always be The Dude, now can we?) being foisted on me is not helping. Are there any movies that you're looking forward to? Any you're actively loathing? Discuss.