Category Archives: Fun Stuff

Like to poke holes in science fiction? Take Princess Elsa’s advice

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A former colleague¬†of mine, every time Star Wars was mentioned (which, since I was in the office, was pretty often) would automatically go into a¬†diatribe that he can’t get into the movie because there’s no sound in space. That the entire saga was ruined for him because he couldn’t get over the fact that TIE fighters and the Millennium Falcon… Read more »

Buffalo-Based Driving School Offering Flying Car Lessons

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  The time travel buzz continues… Stevens Driving School, based in Western New York, announced today that it will be offering a new service – driving lessons for people wanting to make the jump from “normal” vehicles to flying cars, a la Back to the Future II. It’s great to see such forward thinking! People will be able to sign… Read more »

Marty McFly Trending

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Time travel is making a comeback! As I’ve been pitching my time travel trilogy, WILTON’S GOLD, I’ve extended my belief that there will be a revival in time travel interest in 2015. Next year being, of course, the year that Marty McFly visited in Back to the Future II. I’ve been making the case, using every piece of supporting evidence… Read more »

Time Travel is “In”

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In the Spring of 2013, I went to see Star Trek: Into Darkness. As is the case with motion picture marketing now, there were nine (9) previews before the movie started. I happen to like previews, so seeing that green screen come up telling you that your movie isn’t starting just quite yet isn’t a problem (though in general I… Read more »

Google Street View and Novel Settings

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I often mindlessly search Google Street View during conference calls – not the ones where I have to weigh into the conversation, but the ones where I just have to listen in to a presentation. while I hear the presentation. My staff knows this little hobby of mine and usually asks me where I’m going that day. It’s like taking… Read more »

New Short Story – “Black 17”

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Posted my short story “Black 17” today. Hope you’ll take a minute (it’s a really quick read!) to check it out. I like going back to this story because it was my first foray into time travel. My question at the time was, “What if you went back in time to fix something and only ended up screwing it up… Read more »