Saturday, 28 May 2016

Dying the good death

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “Something we all aspire to, right? Dying the good death”
annabelfrage.wordpress.com — Us modern people have little exposure to death. Gone are the days when people lived cheek to jowl with their grannies and great.grannies, and so the first exposure most of us get to death is when o…

Bloodline Season 2: 6 Big Things To Know Before Your Netflix Binge

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Bloodline Season 2: 6 Big Things To Know Before Your Netflix Binge: Season 2 of Bloodline doesn't offer the u...”
www.cinemablend.com — Season 2 of Bloodline doesn't offer the up-front foreshadowing of Season 1, instead making audiences just as paranoid as the Rayburn siblings. Here are 6 big things to know before watching.

X-Men: Apocalypse Review

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “X-Men: Apocalypse Review: X-Men: Apocalypse is a decent follow-up to Days of Future Past - albeit one that w...”
screenrant.com — X-Men: Apocalypse is a decent follow-up to Days of Future Past - albeit one that will service longtime series fans more than casual filmgoers.

Tangled Webs

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Tangled Webs: In 2268, the Defiant responded to a distress call in the unexplored Tholian Sector. The crew of...”
www.startrek.com — News - In 2268, the Defiant responded to a distress call in the unexplored Tholian Sector. The Enterprise discovered the ship adrift three weeks later, with signs of insanity aboard.

Black Dog: Dave McKean delves into the dreams of war artist Paul Nash – in pictures

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Black Dog: Dave McKean delves into the dreams of war artist Paul Nash – in pictures: As part of the first wor...”
www.theguardian.com — Comic book artist Dave McKean – most known for his cover art for Neil Gaiman’s Sandman series – has produced a graphic-novel biography of painter Paul Nash, whose dreamlike – or nightmarish – depictions of war explored the psychological scarring that still haunts soldiers today

May Blogfest

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “May Blogfest: Howdy y’all! How about we dust off our blogs and post a link to them below during our Indies Un...”
www.indiesunlimited.com — Howdy y'all! How about we dust off our blogs and post a link to them below during our Indies Unlimited blog-fest! This is how it works: If you are an author,

These new earbuds can translate languages for you in real-time

Jule Owen
Jule Owen says “These new earbuds can translate languages for you in real-time”
www.sciencealert.com — As anybody who's ever tried to get by in a foreign country without much grasp of the local language can tell you, oversized hand gestures and speaking English loudly and slowly will only get you so far. But a nifty new wearable technology could...

(@) Scott Summers on Twitter

V.M. Sawh
V.M. Sawh says “Better than being dead. Or having Jean "make out with Logan because one of them is dying" AGAIN.”
twitter.com — “.@XMensJeanGrey Is it weird if a date night involves your alternates saving the world? #XMenProblems #XMenApocalypse”

Wanderers

S. G. BASU
S. G. BASU says “Wanderers”
Another sweet find on Vimeo. Wanderers, a short film by Erik Wernquist narrated by Carl Sagan, tries to explain our wanderlust. With evocative visuals and Sagan’s powerful vo…

Keep Your Heart Open

Tina Frisco
Tina Frisco says “Keep Your Heart Open”
It’s easy to close our heart.  Not so easy to keep it open.  Or so it seems… When we experience emotional pain, a common human response is either to fight or flee ̵…