Category Archives: Media Madness

Books, movies, and television – comments, opinions, and reviews

Another One Bites the Dust

This week another science fiction franchise fell silent after years of keeping us entertained with its sense of wonder. It had launched its third incarnation two seasons ago with an excellent cast of characters and actors to its credit. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Immortal by Gene Doucette

Immortals have been a fixture of science fiction for some time.  My earliest exposure was through a series that ran from 1969 to 1971 called The Immortal.  The science in the series was quite limited and most of the action … Continue reading

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Science Fiction: Seriously?

Say the words “science fiction” and most people conjure up an image of teenage boys wearing Star Trek costumes and speaking Klingon while playing World of Warcraft on the internet. Science fiction is a serious literary genre that focuses on … Continue reading

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Ad Astra

I love science fiction.  And over the years, a number of movies have won my admiration for their message as much as their technical prowess.  Some may seem laughable by today’s standards, but they were magnificent when they debuted.  These … Continue reading

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Update On My Reading Backlog

I managed to make some progress along the lines of my unfinished book list. I have completely given up on finishing Procrastination by J Burka and L Yuen because it is no longer relevant. I found My Life by Bill Clinton to … Continue reading

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My Favorite Books

I don’t know where to begin.  The earliest book that I fell in love with is the classic Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll.  I followed this two-in-one with C S Lewis’ series The … Continue reading

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My First Books

When I was very young, I lived with my grandparents.  We were dirt poor, living off subsistence checks, subsistence farming and charitable donations from the Salvation Army.  Publications like Little Golden Books and Doctor Seuss books were beyond our means, … Continue reading

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