Category Archives: Literature
In this episode, I examine one of the most infamous and protracted intellectual-property battles in entertainment history. The war over the rights to James Bond—specifically, the story and script for Thunderball—took over half a century to resolve fully. Luckily, this podcast … Continue reading
I was in the supermarket check-out line last week, and I absent-mindedly glanced at the impulse-buy items as I’ve done hundreds of times. Yet, on this occasion, for some unknown reason, I actually paid attention to what I was seeing. … Continue reading
This is an expanded version of an article that appeared on A New Voice last week, regarding the latest iteration of George Lucas’ venerable franchise . . . How a person feels about Star Wars is probably dependent largely upon when that person … Continue reading
Divining gift ideas gets less fun and more difficult as we get older. One reason for this phenomenon is that people get grandfathered into our gift-giving list for years after we stop seeing them on a regular basis. Of the … Continue reading
I wish I were making this up. Nope.