Can You Dig It? (or why on earth am I nostalgic for the 1970s?)

2018-08-05T20:19:54+00:00

The 1970s was a time of unparalleled growth and prosperity that brought forth a cultural and artistic renaissance that still influences our society to this day. Everything I just said is verifiably untrue, a blatant lie. But that is the beauty of nostalgia, the past is made perfect not by [...]

Can You Dig It? (or why on earth am I nostalgic for the 1970s?)2018-08-05T20:19:54+00:00

This Harmonious Order of Things: Boethius: The Big Ideas (Excursus I)

2018-07-25T20:06:11+00:00

Whenever I am feeling down, or confused, or overwhelmed by the particular situation I find myself in I turn to philosophy. And yes, I do recognize how pretentious that statement sounds - but regardless it is still very true. Reading philosophy allows me to see things on a grander scale. [...]

This Harmonious Order of Things: Boethius: The Big Ideas (Excursus I)2018-07-25T20:06:11+00:00

Dr. Who Meets Bond: The King Kong Show: Kong Hits IV

2018-05-07T12:00:26+00:00

So this entry in the Kong project is the one I am (or was) least familiar with; that is I don’t remember seeing this as a child. But it feels familiar somehow, like I should have seen it. It has a “played in syndication for the majority of the 70s [...]

Dr. Who Meets Bond: The King Kong Show: Kong Hits IV2018-05-07T12:00:26+00:00

Memory Cheats

2018-04-30T09:31:00+00:00

The past is not romantic. It is not an adventure. It is not a drama. It is neither a comedy nor tragedy. It is not a movie. It is not any of these things. But memory cheats. Memory will take fragments of events, disjointed and vague and merge them with hints [...]

Memory Cheats2018-04-30T09:31:00+00:00

War of the Worlds: 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See

2018-04-20T12:00:13+00:00

The 1953 film War of the Worlds, produced by George Pal and directed by Byron Haskin, is probably the most recognized adaptation of H.G. Wells’ 1898 novel and is considered to be a classic in the genre. I consider it the best 1950s B-movie ever made. There have been many adaptations of War [...]

War of the Worlds: 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See2018-04-20T12:00:13+00:00
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