Welcome to 2018. I wish everyone a happy new year. 2017 was a tense and tumultuous ride. Let us all do our part to make the coming year a better one. Here in the Untied States, let us vote to install responsible leadership with a focus on the needs of our nation and it's people. … [Read more...] about Happy New Year. Here is my annual Resolution.
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Farewell Adam West, the finest Batman ever to grace a television or movie screen. Yes, of course it was campy deadpan humor … it was the late 60’s. He was a Batman who used the technology of the day to solve crimes. Adam West's Batman was close to the "the detective" than … [Read more...] about Farewell Adam West, Finest of all the Batmen
Caring for an elderly family member with dementia is hard. I write about rockets, robots, and rayguns. I do not write about personal subjects. Not usually. This isn't science fiction. This isn't fun ... or funny. … [Read more...] about Dealing with an elderly family member
Stage and screen actor Richard Hatch passed away in February 7, 20017. He may be best known, at least to people my age, as Captain Apollo from the original 1978 Battlestar Galactica. That's certainly how I was introduced to him. … [Read more...] about Rest in peace Richard Hatch – a true loss for science fiction
I was saddened to learn that the legendary actor John Hurt passed away a the age of 77. I'm not much of a eulogist. There's nothing I can write here that adequately describe how significant a loss Mr. Hurt's passing will be to the world of cinema. … [Read more...] about John Hurt: legendary actor passes away at 77
So it's time again to make a New Years Resolution. Once again we’ve managed to complete an orbit of the star we call Sol. On this completely statistical occasion, it is customary that we resolve to alter our behavior in some way. Ostensibly we do this because the new year is … [Read more...] about My New Years resolution for the year 2017
Another year has gone by in what feels like only a matter of weeks. This marks the sixth anniversary of PARTICLESHOCK.com and regretfully I haven't made much progress blogging on a regular basis. … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday: Particleshock is six years old
I’ve just finally gotten around to seeing Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice and I was reminded once again that, at least In Zack Snyder’s imagining, Kryptonian technology is very organic … and moist. … [Read more...] about On the Topic of Kryptonian Technology