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Fahrenheit 451

“The books are to remind us what asses and fool we are. They’re Caesar’s praetorian guard, whispering as the parade roars down the avenue, “Remember, Caesar, thou art mortal.” Most of us can’t rush around, talking to everyone, know all the cities of the world, we haven’t time, money or that many friends.

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5 Books That Made an Impression in 2017

As 2017 slowly fades away, let’s take a look at 5 books I read last year that made an impression on me – good or bad. 493 more words


For the love of books: Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451 foresees a world in which books are outlawed and TV rules over all. In the midst of all this emerges an unlikely hero: Guy Montag. 404 more words


Pirate Books & Patereros: the Pirate's Version of Fahrenheit 451

Following close upon the heels of my last post, here’s an excuse to riff a bit more on the  the use of click-bait, plus correct some recent misunderstandings about pirates and the books they might or might not have read, plus speculate on what they might have done with them, and why–and also learn a little bit about breech-loading swivel guns. 2,150 more words

First 'Fahrenheit 451' Images Reveal Michael B. Jordan & Michael Shannon in the HBO Adaptation

Every major movie or TV company seems to be jumping into the studio game these days. First it was Netflix, then Amazon, Hulu and now HBO, the brand known for  276 more words


Fahrenheit 451 (2018) Teaser Trailer

HBO Films presents Fahrenheit 451. In a terrifying care-free future, a young man, Guy Montag, whose job as a fireman is to burn all books, questions his actions after meeting a young girl…and begins to rebel against society. 9 more words