“Mankind was born on Earth. It was never meant to die here.” Cooper – Interstellar My wife and I are both incredible fans of science fiction films, and were thrilled when Interstellar, the November 2014 release directed by Christopher Nolan, was recently released on DVD. If you’re the type of person who loves […]Read more "Interstellar – Best Movie (with a Bad Message) Ever"
In 1919, pulp fiction writer Johnston McCulley introduced the world to Zorro, one of the many masked marvels who has graced the pages of our most beloved comic strips. The name “Zorro,” which is the Spanish word for “fox,” captures the crafty skill and sly cunning of Don Diego de la Vega, a wealthy nobleman […]Read more "Z: Zorro and the Danger of Hiding Behind a Mask"
You know things are bad when your own film crew tells you a movie is going to be a disaster… yet George Lucas persisted with his Star Wars project. The first film was released on May 25, 1977, and the galaxy has never been the same. All six of the Star Wars films were nominated […]Read more "S: “Star Wars” – A Glance and a Giveaway!"
Novels and films across all genres have described man’s quest to find an elusive source of eternal youth. Whether it is the Holy Grail, the Fountain of Youth, or an inventive medical procedure, we’ve made it pretty clear that we’d do just about anything to stay forever young. One of the most beautiful and imaginative […]Read more "N: “Neverland” and the Beauty of Growing Up"
SURFACE LAUNCH: T-MINUS 6 MINUTES. The computer’s voice was unnervingly calm as red warning lights flashed throughout the Sea-Lab. My heart slammed against my pressure suit as I raced through the narrow durasteel corridors. “Come in, O’Connell,” the mission directors’s gruff voice crackled in my earpiece. “This is Lieutenant Ross. I’m almost to […]Read more "Christian Flash Weekly – “Countdown”"
“Life is either a great adventure or nothing.” Helen Keller “One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.” William Feather When we hear the name “John Williams,” we often think of the epic musical scores this Hollywood film composer has provided for blockbuster films […]Read more "Finding Adventure in the Everyday – John Williams’ “The Mission”"
“The road goes ever on and on, down from the door where it began, Now far ahead the road has gone, And I must follow, if I can.” J.R.R. Tolkien – The Hobbit While I was growing up, my siblings and I often dreamed of finding great adventure in life. This led us […]Read more "Finding Adventure by Stepping Into the Unknown"
I don’t know which is scarier… the T-Rex or my former hair style! :Ob Just a few short years ago, I surprised my wife with a last-minute weekend getaway to New York for our anniversary. It felt so adventurous to just throw some clothes in a backpack, hop on a plane, and go see […]Read more "Throwback Thursday – Escape to New York!"
Novels and films across all genres have described man’s quest to find an elusive source of eternal youth. Whether it is the Holy Grail, the Fountain of Youth, or an inventive medical procedure, we’ve made it pretty clear that we’d do just about anything to stay forever young. One of the most beautiful and […]Read more "N: Neverland is a Nightmare – The Beauty of Growing Up"
Mars One, a privately funded Dutch project, plans to send the first group of humans to the Planet Mars in the year 2023. Due to the physiological changes this trip would make to one’s body and the length of time it takes to get there, however, this will be a one-way trip. Right now […]Read more "M: Martian Sunset – How Far Would You Go to See It?"