The Life of Adam (2015)

A follow-up to his 2014 documentary We Need to Talk About Sandy Hook, writer and director Peter Klein’s The Life of Adam (2015) scrutinizes the person, or character, called Adam Lanza – the alleged shooter in the Sandy Hook incident/story. Did Adam Lanza really exist? Is there any verifiable evidence to prove that such a…

Book Review: The Mind’s Sky

Raising interesting questions out of prevailing scientific research and in relevance to human history and culture isn’t a skill every science writer exhibits; but Tim Ferris surely does. His book The Mind’s Sky: Human Intelligence in a Cosmic Context (Bantam Book, 1993) engages the reader by employing this very skill to connect dots starting from…

Blood Trap (2016) – Not Just Red Paint

Alberto Sciamma’s Blood Trap (2016) is somewhat of a different style of horror movie—not entirely an innovation but pretty interesting. It combines action, and horror, mystery with humor with elements of surprise and the bizarre. The film shows a group of six criminals, including a lesbian couple, entering an old mansion to abduct a young…

My Hibachi Grill Adventure

by Ann Harrison On March 17, 2016, my mother and I, along with some of the ladies from our church had a fun and tasty dining experience at Hibachi Grill, located behind the Krystal Restaurant in Cordele Georgia. This outing was an experience I will never forget. First of all, when we arrived, we asked…

We Need to Talk About Sandy Hook (2014)

Was the shooting at Sandy Hook school in Newtown, CT, a real incident or an elaborate hoax? This film has some important material to question the authenticity of the Sandy Hook shooting, or the Sandy Hook hoax, as many now remember it. Peter Klein’s nearly 3-hour long documentary We Need to Talk About Sandy Hook…

Book Review: The Worth of War

War is hell – we keep hearing this reaction to the word “war”, particularly from those who have witnessed the horrors of war first-hand. Yet, as Benjamin Ginsberg’s The Worth of War (Prometheus Books, 2014) explores, war is a much bigger phenomenon with more sides to it than death and destruction. Ginsberg, a professor of…

‘Chance Encounter’ by Tony Medeiros

by Leonore H. Dvorkin This second novel from the talented Tony Medeiros is a Cinderella story with a twist. The well-to-do narrator, Joseph Perry, has big dreams for Carolyn Laplante, the intriguing young housecleaner he observes at a café one morning as she tries to drum up business. It takes him a while to find…