Day 85: 2020 Pandemic. Suspension of Disbelief

Day 85: 2020 Pandemic. Suspension of Disbelief

As a fiction writer, we often discuss “suspension of disbelief”. What that means is getting the reader so caught up in the story, that they don’t stop and go: “Wait! That’s not real.” As we see General Mattis finally weighing in on matters, it’s another day requiring...
Seven Days In May– A military coup?

Seven Days In May– A military coup?

Seven Days in May is one of those rare things: a movie that is better than the source book. The book isn’t bad, but it’s full of lectures to the reader, while the movie does away with all that exposition and is a fast-paced drama. One of my favorite parts...
The Report and the Sec of State

The Report and the Sec of State

I recently noticed the Secretary of State weighing in on his review of a movie. Which is odd, to say the least. I watched The Report and yes, it is fiction. Thus, why is he weighing in on it? Doesn’t he have more important things to do? It’s also odd since...