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Mountains of the Moon (1989) - reviewed by George

A film about Richard Burton (Patrick Bergin) and John Hanning Speke (Iain Glen) as they search Africa for the source of the Nile treats us to a sort of non-fictional “King Solomon’s Mines”. 636 more words


Burton and Speke

Harrison, William. Burton and Speke. New York: St. Martin’s, 1982.

Reason read: September is National Curiosity Month. What better way to satisfy curiosity than to go exploring the source of the Nile? 405 more words

Book Reviews

Time Spent With the Harvard Classics - Holinshed's Chronicles

We have previously taken a broad overview of the work called Holinshed’s Chronicles.  Today we will take a further look at this with respect to William Harrison’s input and with particular emphasis on Elizabethan punishments. 122 more words

Thought For The Day
  • The tendency of power to increase itself, particularly when excercised by a single individual . . . would terminate n virtual monarchy.” ~William Harrison, Inaugural Address, March 4, 1841
William Harrison

Original v Remake Weekend - Rollerball (2002)

Director: John McTiernan

Writer: Larry Ferguson, John Pogue (Screenplay) William Harrison (Original Screenplay)

Starring: Chris Klein, Jean Reno, LL Cool J, Rebecca Romijn, Naveen Andrews Oleg Takarov… 678 more words


Original v Remake Weekend - Rollerball (1975)

Director: Norman Jewison

Writer: William Harrison (Screenplay)

Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, John Beck, Moses Gunn, Pamela Hensley


Plot: In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game. 562 more words


@VincennesU @johnmellencamp June 10

My daily post theme for 2017 is on Colleges and Universities.

The plan for starting my blog back in 2014 was at the urging of fellow coaching colleagues to share posts on leadership and/or motivation. 362 more words

Universities And Colleges