This 1967 novel opens a wide, picturesque window onto life in the Roman Empire in the 5th Century. Curiously, if not eerily, the view is a mirror to our own time. The window the novel provides for us to peer through are the sharply intelligent eyes of Alypius, the young, sensitive friend of Saint Augustine … Continue reading The Converts – A Book Recommendation
NFL great Burgess Owens places the blame where it belongs... https://youtu.be/taXvjHsHYao
https://youtu.be/KYJhBNwwvok I briefly covered one of the incidents to which Richard Paolinelli alludes HERE.
The High Crusade is a delightful book, one of my all-time favorites. I've often thought of officially reviewing it myself but I've never gotten around to it. The closest I've come is recommend it among others in my Galactic Christendom: A Short History post a couple of months back. No worries. I recently came across a … Continue reading The High Crusade – A Book Recomendation
Ever wonder how plated armor is put on? I have ever since beginning the second novel in The Holy Terran Empire space opera series. Below is one of the succinct videos on the subject. https://youtu.be/sEuhKRhrvRM
SCRIPT SHADOW offers some advice on making dialogue lively and interesting. It is offered to writers of scripts but I believe it equally useful to all of us.
https://youtu.be/lrla4PzOEuE When I saw the movie Forrest Gump years ago and first watched those scenes where the actor Tom Hanks' titular character was spliced into historic footage I thought, "Aww hell, it won't be too long before this technology is put into the service of propaganda." People being scrubbed from official records, erased … Continue reading Deep Fakes for the Deep State
Phillip K Dick has to have the distinction of being the science fiction writer with the most movies made from his works. Blade Runner, Minority Report and Total Recall are probably the best known of the lot. The Pre-Persons, the short story you can read by clicking the link below, has never been adapted into … Continue reading Phillip K Dick’s ‘The Pre-Persons’
Click the BitChute link below to see a short video of yours truly shaking a leg at our parish picnic. My partner, and better dancer, is my lovely editor and dearest friend, Georgette Suskie. https://www.bitchute.com/video/jzf0k98To7Q4/