HBO’s ‘Raised By Wolves’ Review

In September 2020, HBO released a new science fiction series entitled Raised By Wolves. The creator is Aaron Guzikowski, and the executive producer is Ridley Scott, most famously known for the Alien movies. Scott also directed the first two episodes. Over the past two days, I watched all ten episodes of the first season. HereContinue reading “HBO’s ‘Raised By Wolves’ Review”

HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel ‘House of the Dragon’ Announces Some Cast Members, But Should We Be Excited?

I am a fan of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, and I am eagerly awaiting the sixth book, Winds of Winter. Like many, I was also glued to my television for every new episode of Game of Thrones, which was a fantastic adaptation of the novel series to television right upContinue reading “HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel ‘House of the Dragon’ Announces Some Cast Members, But Should We Be Excited?”

3 Reasons Why We Love Mythical Creatures

A common element in storytelling, and fantasy storytelling in particular, is mythical creatures. Dragons, fairies, unicorns, centaurs, and werewolves are just some of the mythical creatures we are accustomed to seeing. In today’s article, I want to take a quick look at why we enjoy these creatures in our stories. A Manifestation of Magic IContinue reading “3 Reasons Why We Love Mythical Creatures”

The Newest Mass Market Paperback Covers for The Wheel of Time Are Just Plain Awful

I began my journey with The Wheel of Time series several years ago. I remember having to go to the bookstore every few days to buy the next book. The covers for the books were each uniquely different, depicting beautifully illustrated scenes with a classic fantasy art style. I was purchasing the mass market paperbackContinue reading “The Newest Mass Market Paperback Covers for The Wheel of Time Are Just Plain Awful”

Has Disney Finally Abandoned the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy?

A couple days ago was Disney’s Investor Day, which saw the company announce more future Star Wars projects than I think I have ever witnessed at one single moment in time. Here is a list of all the new announced projects I could find: Rogue Squadron (Feature Film) Ahsoka (Disney+ Series) Rangers of the NewContinue reading “Has Disney Finally Abandoned the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy?”

The True Chosen One of Star Wars

The Star Wars franchise, at its heart, is an epic tale of good versus evil. The light side fights against the dark side. The Jedi fight against the Sith. The Rebels fight against the Galactic Empire. The Resistance fights against the First Order. You get the idea. On top of the good versus evil themeContinue reading “The True Chosen One of Star Wars”

Science Fiction Becomes Reality – Secret Government Space Programs and a Galactic Federation

On Monday, news broke in American media about an Israeli former space security chief seeming to confirm the existence of extraterrestrials. It looks like the article was first published in English by the Jerusalem Post. The story was also picked up by more mainstream American news sources, including NBC. The man behind the story, HaimContinue reading “Science Fiction Becomes Reality – Secret Government Space Programs and a Galactic Federation”

Book Review: The Lies of Locke Lamora (No Spoilers)

The Lies of Locke Lamora is the first novel in the Gentleman Bastards series authored by Scott Lynch. The book was first published in 2006, but I only recently heard about this book while watching a YouTube video recommending fantasy books. While this book is technically classified in the fantasy genre, it is not aContinue reading “Book Review: The Lies of Locke Lamora (No Spoilers)”

Monday Musings: A Quick Dive Into The #MondayMotivation Trend

I cannot remember a time when I did not wake up on a Monday morning at least a little disappointed the weekend had come to an end and another week of either work, school, or both was about to begin. It is an interesting phenomenon that the second day of each week seems to manifestContinue reading “Monday Musings: A Quick Dive Into The #MondayMotivation Trend”

The Duality of Revenge

“Revenge is a dish best served cold.” You have probably heard this expression at least once in your life. The meaning behind it being that the best kind of revenge is that which comes a long time after the initial harm. Revenge that is served when the target of the revenge has grown complacent andContinue reading “The Duality of Revenge”