Category Archives: Literature

Life Finds A Way: Celebrating the Jurassic Park Franchise #1: Dr. Alan Grant.

When we first meet Dr. Alan Grant in the film Jurassic Park, we have learned form a conversation between InGen’s Lawyer Donald Generro and another paleontologist working in an Amber mine that the company really wants him to come down … Continue reading

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No Regrets?

Paging through a High School Year Book inevitably among the many messages from the graduating class you’ll see two words “no regrets.” Whether we are 18, or 88, we all long to live a life filled with “ No regrets.” … Continue reading

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Why Star Wars is a Perfect Fit for a December Release

Along with Spielberg’s Jaws, the entire concept of the summer blockbuster owes it’s existence to Star Wars. I can still remember the fun of cosplaying as Anakin Skywalker while my best friend went as Palpatine for the release of Revenge … Continue reading

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HUMOR: 2016 US Presidential Election Write-in Candidate Options

Yes, it’s that time again. A presidential election year in the Good ol’ US of A! For those of you unaware ( doubtful, but if it were possible, oh how I’d envy you), this year has been perhaps the most … Continue reading

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These Are The Voyages: A Celebration of Star Trek #1: Captain James T. Kirk

Anytime you have a wild, and seemingly hostile environment around you, it is natural for the storytellers of that time to populate those places with heroes. Whether it’s Jason, Odysseus,  Captain Nemo, Ishmael,  or Horatio Hornblower with the sea or … Continue reading

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Beyond the Wardrobe: Celebrating the Chronicles of Narnia: Part 8: Aslan

When Digory, Polly and the small group with them first arrived in Narnia in The Magician’s Nephew, there was nothing but void. Digory wondered if they had fallen into Charn in nightfall, but Jadis knew otherwise and moaned that it … Continue reading

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Beyond The Wardrobe: Celebrating the Chronicles of Narnia: Part 7: Jadis The White Witch

It is easy to dismiss fantasy literature as childish drivel. In a story that can often be filled with magic, mystery, and mythical beasts it is easy to see the genre as nothing more than an escape from real life. … Continue reading

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