Monthly Archives: August 2016

“Just like that he’ll change his mind.”

Gene Wilder passed away yesterday. He was a comic genius who will forever be remembered for films like Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein and Willy Wonka. But even in smaller, less known films, he shined.

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Cargo | Finalist of Tropfest Australia 2013 – YouTube

A student once asked me to find a zombie film where the zombies had a character arc. Here ya go.

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Magic – Live and otherwise

14095822_10154399304143665_5366482407314087398_nSo… A few months back, say around May or June, I got an offer to cover Magic Live for Magic Magazine. The problem of course was that the baby, who had yet to be born, was due July 1st and going off to Vegas for a magic convention with a 6 week old at home didn’t particularly strike me as the best idea in the world. But I really wanted to go. But 6 week old baby.  Continue reading

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Must remember this…

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And here’s Dan Harmon’s much longer way of saying the same thing.

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Finding a New Way | David Magazine

Advances in Treatments Have Resulted in Better Outcomes and Quality of Life for Patients.

My latest story for David Magazine – it really is Brain Surgery!

Source: Finding a New Way | David Magazine

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An Ancient Device Too Advanced to Be Real Gives Up Its Secrets at Last | Big Think

I’ve long been fascinated by the Antikythera mechanism and what it could have been used for, how it was built, etc. Now, an interesting article, An Ancient Device Too Advanced to Be Real Gives Up Its Secrets at Last, gives some possible insight.

To be fair, though, I’m also fascinated by the Nazca Lines in Peru, I once did a diorama project on my explanations for the Bermuda Triangle, and have gone looking for The Loch Ness Monster (not in any organized official way, but I did take a tour boat out onto the water). Pretty much any unexplained phenomenon is okay in my book (and I’m really excited out new cable package included The History Channel in English!)

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