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Practice in Context: Value

(1906) Henrique Alvim Corrêa’s “Martian Gas Cannon, from War of the Worlds” by H G Wells

This illustration has several different values but all within the context of culture. 209 more words

Practice In Context

Jeff Wayne’s Year in Review

The title of this post is a not-so-subtle reference to a prog-rock album released in 1978, Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of the Worlds… 750 more words


Traveling on Christmas Eve

It’s probably the first time I’m traveling on Christmas Eve. Or, at least, the first time I’m traveling alone.

I’m going to Birmingham from London Euston and it baffled me to see how many people were in the train station, traveling so close to Christmas Day. 128 more words


So here is some early sci-fi illustration

I’m not going to say much but this is a nifty article that goes over and showcases the original illustrations used in The War Of The Worlds.  18 more words


War Of The Worlds (2005)

An ordinary working man attempts to protect his two children as they flee an invading Martian force who have set about eradicating the human race. 166 more words


War of the Worlds: Retaliation Kickstarter

I’d like to give a shoutout to John Rust and Mark Gardner’s War of the Worlds: Retaliation Kickstarter.  Not satisfied with letting the common cold wipe out the invading Martians, Earth launches their own assault against the Red Planet.   71 more words

Arrival, Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, and the Deus Ex Machina

The 2016 science fiction film Arrival posits the most obvious questions humanity would face when confronted by a first contact scenario. Can the aliens understand what we are saying? 650 more words