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January 2017

January 2017

I’m a little behind on things here…but that might be a running theme this year when it comes to posting.

Books Read

First read this month was Escape from Mr. 536 more words

Books

Song of the Week: Omen - Be My Wench

Tired of crushing your enemies, seeing them driven before you and all that? Why not let off some steam with Omen’s Be My Wench? This is top metal cobblers, it’s got a chorus that you’ll never get out of your head and it’s also got the kind of raunchy lyrics that most po-faced modern bands wouldn’t touch with a bargepole. 33 more words

Genre

Purple Rain: A Traditional Musical with an Anti-Traditional Score

West Side Story. Singin’ in the Rain. My Fair Lady. Ask any film fan for a classic example of the Hollywood musical, and these are the ideas that first come to mind. 728 more words

Film

The Big Book Box of happiness

If you are reading this and still not aware of book boxes in India, go check my post on the growing number of book subscription boxes in our country, curated with love for all bibliophiles. 329 more words

Books

L.O.V.E. Machine 

I’m generally not a fan of cover bands or tribute bands. In all my time I’ve purposely seen three that I can think of – a Bon Jovi tribute in the early days of the wife and I, a Metallica tribute and a band who played rock covers. 437 more words

USA

The study of science protects from being manipulated

Science is a set of ordered and coherent knowledge. Subjects like chemistry, physics, biology and natural sciences are all disciplines dealing with the phenomena of the sensible world for descriptive and interpretive purposes. 540 more words

People Blog

Dune Re-Watch of Glory

Dune is one of my favorite sci-fi novels of all time.  I picked it up as a kid and I’ve probably read it a dozen times since.  572 more words

Movies