Fighting Fire with Fire

Fighting Fire with Fire

The recently released movie, Only The Brave, interested me for a number of reasons.  First, over the stunning Seattle summer we had a couple of weeks with uncharacteristically hazy skies, the result of massive wildfires burning both to our north in British Columbia...
Get “Amped” with Techo Thrillers

Get “Amped” with Techo Thrillers

I’m a fan of Brian K. Larson’s Salvage-5 series of Science Fiction adventures and have reviewed them in a previous blog post.  In the first book of that series, mention is made of the lead character, Colonel Tucker Petersen’s son, Bennie, who has...
Suburban Bourbon

Suburban Bourbon

September has been named “Bourbon Heritage Month” so it’s a great excuse to celebrate by drinking as much great bourbon as you can! One of our friends is a “Bourbon Connoisseur”.  Most of the rest of us are willing to drink anything...
The Lighter Side of SciFi

The Lighter Side of SciFi

Aliens, epic battles, graphic worlds and doomsday lurking in every black hole! Science fiction these days can be downright scary!  I ought to know – I write some of it!     I grew up on Lost in Space, My Favorite Martian and the original Star Trek.  None of...
Binge Worthy TV

Binge Worthy TV

Orphan Black Orphan Black is a BBC production.  The show is categorized as “Science Fiction” even though the only element which makes it so is that the “science” behind the premise of the story is currently still “fiction”.  No aliens, spaceships or other planets....

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