We’ve all heard the guy who played the original #CaptainKirk brag [and even create a 2-hour TV documentary film] about #How_William Shatner_Changed_The World. It’s a tongue-in-cheek peek at the many common technologies that their real world inventors say were first inspired by the Star Trek franchise. What was on that tablet that so fascinated Mr.…… Continue reading Do sci-fi authors tap into a universal mind?
The Forgotten Room by Lincoln Child gives initial vibes that it’s heading toward the supernatural, perhaps with a ghostly presence that’s responsible for the gruesome suicide of a senior researcher at a stuffy think tank on the coastline of Newport, Rhode Island. The main character Jeremy Logan was a prof at the Lux research institute years…… Continue reading Slow start but clever ending for The Forgotten Room
The word’s out. Rotten Tomatoes gives DC’s band of nasties thumbs down. Tomatoes Quote – “Critics Consensus: #Suicide_Squad boasts a talented cast and a little more humor than previous DCEU efforts, but they aren’t enough to save the disappointing end result from a muddled plot, thinly written characters, and choppy directing.” https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/suicide_squad_2016/ The #Tomatometer went splat with…… Continue reading Suicide Squad – DC takes another header?
Is there anyone else out there who’s jumping up and down because #DC_Comics finally seems to be getting its shit together in the world of moving pictures. The just-released official trailer for #Suicide_Squad https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmRih_VtVAs and glimpses we’ve had of the upcoming Batman v Superman flick https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WWzgGyAH6Y and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fis-9Zqu2Ro quickens the pulse of this ardent DC…… Continue reading Can Suicide Squad breathe screen life into DC
Horrors! Millions and millions of tweets were stifled or caught mid chirp today (Jan. 19, 2016) with a #Twitter_outage reported across all of its platforms beginning 8:20 am GMT and still sending me blank pages some six hours or so later at 9 am. EST. The news left the 232 million regular #Twitter users #tweetless_in_Seattle,…… Continue reading Horrors! #Twitterdown
Author Rod De Bowes tweaks the old Chariots of the Gods theme about aliens seeding life on Earth and turns it into a thriller. Seed Of The Gods is mostly a gripping, intelligent and well written novel that twists from an archeological mystery into an action thriller and then something else. Professor Hiram May is in Peru…… Continue reading Seed of the Gods tweaks ‘Chariots’ theme
I was watching the TV show Cash Cab and a thought came to me that I could write about a taxi cab that takes passengers through time. After all, with Uber eating their lunch, cab companies have to come up with a new angle. Now that I’ve fired up this blog, I’m thinking I can…… Continue reading Random storylines for Dark Matters