Stop With the “Parsec” Argument!

I know it's been covered before, but every time a post pops up comparing all the sci-fi captains and their ships, someone always points out the a parsec is a unit of distance, not time, as in "The Millennium Falcon made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs." Look, this has been covered many, … Continue reading Stop With the “Parsec” Argument!

Just a quick note…

I have decided that I am going to make a real push to get time with as many celebrities/guests as I can as I travel to and cover these various conventions, whether it's 30 seconds or 30 minutes. I've spent an inordinate amount of time convincing myself that I'm not worth their time, but have … Continue reading Just a quick note…

“Collateral Beauty” – Review **Some Spoilers**

From IMDB: Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty. Directed by: David Frankel Written by: Allan Loeb Cast: Will Smith, Edward Norton, … Continue reading “Collateral Beauty” – Review **Some Spoilers**

“Arrival” – Review

Wow. I got to see an advanced screening of Arrival last night. Starring Amy Adams (Man of Steel, BvS), Jeremy Renner (Avengers), and Forrest Whitaker (Last King of Scotland), it was directed by Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners, Sicario). Arrival is based on a short story, “Story of Your Life,” by Ted Chiang, who also helped shape … Continue reading “Arrival” – Review

It’s amazing what you find–

--when you start rooting around in old documents. I stumbled across this aborted, quasi-philosophical vignette and had no idea what it's purpose was. So here. You read it. ~~~~~ In the beginning, there was nothing. That was before you, your friends, your mom, your day, your stupid Chihuahua or your pompous Siamese cat. Even before … Continue reading It’s amazing what you find–