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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

The Writer's Club Phoenix

Last weeks challenge at KSP Writer’s Circle was interesting.  We listened to some music; that I later found out was “The Phoenix” from “War of the Worlds”, and then had to write a piece inspired by it.  

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Firehouse Radio Players Ep4 - The War of the Worlds (October 29, 2016)

Firehouse Radio Players Ep4 – The War of the Worlds (October 29, 2016)

Episode dropped November 20th 2016

We interrupt this program to bring you this breaking news bulletin – The Firehouse Radio Players excited to present the infamous radio drama The War of The Worlds.* The legendary show staged in 1938 by Orson Welles and The Mercury Theater On The Air comes to life again. 86 more words


"Mars ain't the kind of place to raise the kids": War of the Worlds and Cinema

To coincide with the “Being Human” events celebrating the 150th birthday of HG Wells I thought I’d dust off an old essay I wrote about the Tripods from… 4,313 more words


End Times

Luke 21:5-19

Click here to view a video of this sermon.

On October 30th, 1938, a news bulletin was announced in the United States on the radio (the most popular media medium of the day). 1,845 more words


Arrival (Movie 2016)

3 Kernels

When I woke up this morning, I didn’t want to think about much of anything.  I just wanted to go to the show and do one thing – forget about the post-presidential election insanity. 523 more words