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Throwback Thursday: Spyro the Dragon

In this series of posts I want to explore games from my past. In doing so I aim to not only highlight pieces of game history (good or bad), but also examine my personal relationship to gaming. 614 more words

Video Games

Final Cut by Steven Bach

Michael Cimino died last month. He was the film director who won multiple Oscars for The Deer Hunter but then followed it up with Heaven’s Gate… 345 more words

Heaven's Gate

Three men and a camera

What does it mean to be an uncompromising artist? Over the last two weeks, we’ve lost three very different men whose careers feel like a series of case studies in how to approach that unanswerable question. 1,076 more words


Michael Cimino

I was shocked and saddened to learn that Oscar winning filmmaker Michael Cimino passed away on July 2, 2016 at the age of 77. It should go without saying that he will always be remembered for two films: “The Deer Hunter,” one of the best war movies ever made, and “Heaven’s Gate,” one the biggest critical and commercial disasters ever unleashed on moviegoers. 654 more words

Dragon Riders of Pern Movie

I’ve been a fan of Anne McCaffrey’s Dragon Riders of Pern series of books since they were first published. I think I fell in love with the idea of a dragon who was both apart from a character and a part of the character. 240 more words

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"The Shattering Waves" full launch - now out on Nook, Kobo, Smashwords & iTunes

After being available as a pre-order on Kindle, Book Seven of the Year of the Dragon, “The Shattering Waves”, is now available with all other e-book retailers. 135 more words