Into The Future: Z.P.G.

As a society, we were far more concerned about overpopulation of the planet during the 70s than we are now. The publication of Paul Ehrlich’s incendiary bestseller “The Population Bomb” in 1968 is a big reason for the paradigm shift, but it was Hollywood that provided us with the visuals, in lurid detail. Popular sci-fi…… Continue reading Into The Future: Z.P.G.

2017, The Year That Was

Well, here we are. Another year gone. Another wheezes to a start. I’m still sorting through the cobwebs and dead links that characterized the last one. Both literally and figuratively. No, it wasn’t supposed to happen that way, but I’m not one to cry over spilled Grande, Quad, Nonfat, One-Pump, No-Whip, Mocha. Some years are…… Continue reading 2017, The Year That Was

2016, The Year That Was

The never-ending trainwreck. That’s how many have looked back on 2016, and with good reason. From a glut of celebrity deaths to bombings, shootings and terrorist attacks to the presidential upset that shook the world, the repercussions have been seismic. For many, it is considered the worst year ever and it cannot come to an…… Continue reading 2016, The Year That Was

Beastly Desires

Outrageous. That’s the best word I can think of to describe what has to be the most original pseudo-biopic ever committed to celluloid – the 1989 French film, Marquis. In this instance, the worthy depicted is the Marquis De Sade. What makes the film truly interesting is the fact that the characters portrayed, including the…… Continue reading Beastly Desires