A Karl Schaefer and John Hyams creation, ‘Black Summer’ is a post-apocalyptic zombie horror saga that follows a group of survivors in the aftermath of a zombie outbreak. Set somewhat in the ‘Z Nation’ universe, the show centers upon Rose, who gets detached from her daughter and must find aContinue Reading

The Silver Tree of Karakorum

Of all of the issues described in William of Rubruck’s account of his travels by way of Thirteenth-century Asia, maybe none is so hanging because the remarkably ornate fountain he encountered within the Mongol capital which — full with silver fruit and an angelic automaton — flowed with numerous alcoholicContinue Reading

2020 08 21 an unexpected party

In the end, after the three volumes have been efficiently launched, he grew to become what [C.S.] Lewis known as ‘cock-a-hoop’ and talked with nice enthusiasm of the destiny of the pirated paperback model and the astonishing progress of the Tolkien cult. He loved receiving letters in Elvish from boysContinue Reading

Will There be an In the Heights Sequel

‘In the Heights‘ is a musical drama film based mostly on the stage musical of the identical identify from Quiara Alegría Hudes and Lin-Manuel Miranda. It’s directed by Jon M. Chu (‘Crazy Rich Asians‘) and written by Hudes with music from Miranda. The film tells the feel-good story of theContinue Reading

Mäusebunker: Berlin’s Mouse Bunker

Sitting squarely in the course of Berlin is a monstrous-looking constructing with façade of strong gray concrete, punctured by lengthy air flow turrets that stands out in all path like some kind of a beached battleship. That is Mäusebunker, or “Mouse Bunker”, a Brutalist former animal analysis laboratory that inContinue Reading