I happened to catch a news bit on the Penn State scandal where it was said that one of the children who came forward was being bullied in school for getting Joe Paterno fired. The bullying was so bad that he had to be taken out of school. This is a horrible state of affairs, which is reflected so well in the overall culture of our country.
Taking out your anger on the victim who blew the whistle, at great risk to himself, because you are mad at them for destroying your illusions
Updated November 27th, 2011 at 06:44 PM by Gkarlives
Just finishing off one that's been in the pile for far too long, but read in a couple of days: Pierre Pevel's Cardinal Blades:
Lots of fun: very fast pace, but surprisingly not as much about dragons as I'd expected.
Great cover from the great Jon Sullivan too.
Review for Stephen King's 11.22.63 about done too.
I've wanted to find the perfect form for telling stories for some time. I noticed some times of scenes and sequences worked better as text, some worked better as images, and some worked better with a combination of both. Traditional prose, novels, short stories, and novellas are perfect for the first type of scenes, and comic books are perfect for the second and third type. But what about stories with all three? Almost every story
By the way, I wish to apologize to anyone who feels I place to much polotics into a site that should mostly be about our shared passion, SFF.
I do love the genre very, very much and some of my ideas have been shaped by the minds and ideas that are part of my favorite books. However, as I have gained my own voice over the years, this site has been the first place where I could really express my thoughts. Rest assured that I am an avid reader of SFF and am still writing stories.
If the Republican led congress is so focused on debt reduction, why are they not proposing equal cuts in their own entitlements such as their own medical coverage? If they want people to take them seriously, they should be willing to give up all of their benefits and live like the people they don't beleive deserve benefits.
Why should tax payers foot the bill when they are getting paid so well and getting help from their rich backers? Why not demand that their medical benefits be
Updated November 23rd, 2011 at 06:31 AM by Gkarlives