The Last Movie Stars: Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

The Last Movie Stars: Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

The Last Movie Stars I consider Paul Newman to be one of the best actors ever. Ethan Hawke produced this six-episode documentary about Paul Newman and his wife, Joanne Woodward during the pandemic. After watching it, I have mixed feelings about such a deep dive into...
On Writing and the Business of Writing– some thoughts

On Writing and the Business of Writing– some thoughts

Writing I recently read an essay about exposing MFA students too much to the business of publishing and being a writer. The theory put forth was that too much of that could stifle a student’s creativity. It was titled On Writing and the Business of Writing, so...
GAIA GPS does it right

GAIA GPS does it right

Gaia I’m a big fan of Gaia GPS software. I have it on my computer, my phone and my iPad. I use the latter two in my Jeep Gladiator when I head out to wander. As you cans see, I bring up two maps in my ‘cockpit’. Using Carplay, I Put Gaia on the screen from my iPhone,...
Star Trek SNW- Started Strong, Then Lost Me

Star Trek SNW- Started Strong, Then Lost Me

Pictured: (L-R) Celia Rose Gooding as Uhura, Melissa Navia as Ortegas, Ethan Peck as Spock, Bruce Horak as Hemmer, Anson Mount as Pike, Rebecca Romijn as Una, Jess Bush as Chapel, Christina Chong as La’an and Baby Olusanmokun as M’Benga in the official key art of the...
Westworld: Still Going Strong

Westworld: Still Going Strong

Westworld I’ve watched the first three episodes of the new season (4) and am happy to report the show is still running strong with solid writing and the exploration into what it means to be human—and sentient machine. This season, the writers have flipped the entire...