Alien Invasion

19 Mar 19

The New York Times–bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, Jon Ronson writes about the dark, uncanny sides of humanity with clarity and humor. Lost at Sea reveals how deep our collective craziness lies, even in the most mundane circumstances. Ronson investigates the strange things we’re willing to believe in, from lifelike robots programmed with our […]

19 Mar 19
PUZZLED PAGAN PRESENTS

  Boy, it sure has been a slow year for movies so far, huh? We’ve had a couple of really great movies, and it seems like things are going to start kicking into high gear shortly, but so far the first three months have been kind of weak, especially out here in the apparently artistically […]

19 Mar 19
Cinema Spotlight

I’m a day behind posting this week’s Box Office Breakdown, but the show must go on. Last week Marvel scored a huge payday with the release of the latest standalone film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Captain Marvel”. It was a huge shot in the arm for what has been a relatively underwhelming start to […]

19 Mar 19
Rabblerouserruminations's Weblog

President Donald Trump recently issued his first veto since taking office. He did so in order to use more funds to build the wall, along with other border security measures after Congress gave him a (relatively) measly amount to secure our border in the face of massive invasions via caravans on the Southern border. That […]

19 Mar 19
Tinted Edges

Collection of science fiction short stories Content warning: suicide I received a copy of this book courtesy of the author. “Time Crawlers” by Varun Sayal is a collection of six science fiction short stories. The stories cover a range of themes from a subtle alien invasion (Eclipse), suicide for entertainment (Death by Crowd), a bureaucracy-obsessed […]

19 Mar 19
Orlando Scoop

Go ahead, jump around: The world’s biggest bounce house will balloon to soaring heights in Boca Raton this weekend, and it’s packing basketball hoops, a nightclub and other bounce-worthy diversions. At 11,400 square feet, this candy-colored behemoth of inflatable ingenuity will rise March 22-24 at Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park in Boca Raton, and […]

19 Mar 19
Literary Hub

Every major step of my life started with cherry blossoms, as it does for most Japanese people. Japan is a nation where, contrary to Western habit, many significant beginnings occur in April, when the school and government years start and companies welcome their new recruits. When I was beginning nursery school in the central-Honshu city […]

19 Mar 19
Ju Blencowe’s blogg

It was such a privilege to speak on the BBC Radio London Saturday Breakfast Show with my friends Carrie and David Grant alongside Francesca Happe, Neuroscientist  and Sarah-Jane Critchley, educator in autism. It’s surreal being around people who know about autism because as a newly diagnosed woman I’m like a sponge wanting to soak it […]