Geek.Kon Panels

The final times for my Geek.Kon 2017 panels are in! Friday, August 25, 9:00 PM (Mendota Room) – History of the End of the World: Trends and Evolution of Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic Stories. Here I will be talking about trends and some of their causes; commercial, social, and scientific. This is a great opportunity to […]

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Commies and Hippies: Fahrenheit 451

(This critique was originally written for course credit at Western Connecticut State university and the format reflects that. However, it is my expectation that the subjects and content appeal to readers of this blog, so here it is! Thank you to Dr. Oscar De Los Santos for your guidance.) Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 examined the […]

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Books Read July Update

Current Reading Update: Mid-July I had planned to post this before the Movies Watched Update as it helps that one make more sense, but apparently I forgot that part of the plan. Here are my books read since my last update, though! Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 – Another preview of the “books and movies I […]

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The Earth Didn’t Stand for the Master: Two Unique Stories with Shared Elements (Farewell to the Master and The Day the Earth Stood Still)

(This critique was originally written for course credit at Western Connecticut State university and the format reflects that. However, it is my expectation that the subjects and content appeal to readers of this blog, so here it is! Thank you to Dr. Oscar De Los Santos for your guidance.) Harry Bates’s 1940 short story Farewell […]

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