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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Movies Watched Update 5/31/17

2017 is shaping up to be a great year for me watching movies. I’ve already seen a few theatrical releases, I have a few more planned, and I keep taking classes where we watch movies and talk about them. Let’s look at some of the films I’ve watched recently (April and May). 2017’s Power Rangers […]

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Current Reading Update 5/23/17

Wow, has that much time since my last post passed already? Clearly, my life is not moving into a state of relaxation over the summer. Anyway, I thought some people might be interested in discussing some of what I’ve been reading lately. Rick Riordan’s Trials of Apollo  – Yes, a third Percy Jackson Camp Half-Blood […]

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