Daily Archives: April 5, 2019

You Have Watched Me Safe In Your Anonymity

For deeply personal reasons, I have long found that I greatly enjoy many of the songs by British synth pop artist Howard Jones [1].  Among those songs is “The Prisoner,” where the singer/songwriter compares being photographed to being imprisoned within … Continue reading

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Book Review: Just A Geek

Just A Geek:  Unflinchingly Honest Tales Of The Search For Life, Love, And Fulfillment Beyond The Starship Enterprise, by Wil Wheaton It is easy to feel bad for child stars, as Wil Wheaton was for his work in “Stand By … Continue reading

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Book Review: Letters Of Note

Letters Of Note:  An Eclectic Collection Of Correspondence Deserving Of A Wider Audience, compiled by Shaun Usher Being a person fond of compiling compendia, it is little surprise that I would enjoy reading them as well, and as someone who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dancing Barefoot

Dancing Barefoot, by Wil Wheaton Like many people, I became familiar with the author first through his rather punchable character Wesley Crusher on Star Trek:  The Next Generation.  As a child star, for that role as well as others (including … Continue reading

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