My Favorite Movies #74 – Arrival

Arrival 2016 Directed by Denis Villeneuve Netflix says... Confronted by a mass landing of alien vessels around the globe, military leaders seek the help of brilliant linguist Louise Banks in an effort to communicate with the extraterrestrials and determine their intentions. Have you seen this one? It is kind of brilliant. But it can also be … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #74 – Arrival

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The Silverfish Scenario

Ugh... Silverfish... Is there a more disgusting thing in all of creation? Probably. But, at the moment, I'm not capable of thinking of one. You know what a silverfish is, right? They're those bugs that basically look like pocket sized alien monsters. I'm sorry, something with that many legs is just unnatural. Last night, prior … Continue reading The Silverfish Scenario

Six Fictional Presidents I Would Rather See Win This Year’s Election

Look, I generally make it a point to avoid talking about politics on my blog. But I can confidently say that I am struggling with this year's presidential election. For reasons which are my own, I have a very difficult time supporting either of the major party candidates. For anyone who knows me even a … Continue reading Six Fictional Presidents I Would Rather See Win This Year’s Election

So Many Questions, Part III

Welcome to the third of a five part series of questions. If you missed the first two parts, 1-20 are here and 21-40 are here. Enjoy! 41. Write the first sentence of your obituary. Aaron Lee Peck, bestselling author and inventor of the thing that changed the face of western civilization, died at the age … Continue reading So Many Questions, Part III

The Power of Six

Title: The Power of Six Author: Pittacus Lore Published: 2011 I actually finished reading this a few weeks ago. I've just been playing catch up when it comes to posting these book reviews. There's a lot going on. But this post isn't about how much I've been slacking on getting blog posts written and posted … Continue reading The Power of Six

I Am Number Four

Title: I Am Number Four Author: Pittacus Lore Published: 2010 I've been reading this book for a while now. I know that, for the most part, when it takes a long time to read a book, it means that the book isn't holding my attention. It isn't causing me to turn page after page to … Continue reading I Am Number Four

Tribe

I've never been known as a patient man. I was sick of waiting for an answer and I grew irritated. I quickly packed my bag and slung it over my shoulder. Without looking back, I walked out of my home and out of my village. I wasn't sure if I would ever see my people … Continue reading Tribe