Welcome to 2018. It is time once again to make a new years resolution! First, I do want to 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 … [Read more...] about Happy 2018! Here is my annual new years resolution
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I've recently taken an interest in studying the Bible … but perhaps not in the way you expect. While many people around the world study the content of the Christian Bible (both the old and new testaments) I find that I am equally fascinated by the translation, printing, and … [Read more...] about The Very Meta Bible Study
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. If you have a parent or grandparent who suffers from Alzheimer's … [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. Say what you will about seventies … [Read more...] about Scifi fans mourn the passing of Richard Hatch
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. Hurt's career spanned some … [Read more...] about Legendary actor John Hurt 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. It feels like I make the same promise to myself every year, that I will create … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday: Particleshock is six years old