It took nine seasons for the Woodward Shakespeare Festival (Fresno, CA) to finally mount a production of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, one of my favorite plays. I have taught it many times to high school students and I know the text … Continue reading
(Warning: This post contains SPOILERS regarding the film Prometheus) Prometheus, a Titan from Greek mythology, is a fascinating and important figure who appears frequently in literature as one who overreaches in a quest for scientific knowledge. Mary Shelley famously adapted … Continue reading
Every fall, television networks release many promising new shows for public viewing. Few, however, survive longer than a single season. Last fall, I was looking forward to Prime Suspect, an American version of the British series, one of my all-time … Continue reading
I am fascinated with time travel stories. Many, such as Back to the Future, deal with paradoxes like accidentally preventing your parents from meeting. Others, like Stephen King’s 11/22/63 or TV’s Quantum Leap, with an attempt to change the past … Continue reading
Stephen King takes us down an unfamiliar path, this time through a time portal, in his latest novel 11/22/63. Jake Epping, a divorced high school English teacher, becomes an unlikely hero when he is moved to tears as he reads … Continue reading
Rob Lopez of Forsaken Stars, and member of the Fresno Sci-fi & Fantasy Writers group, interviewed me! Check it out HERE.