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Announcement and cover reveal: “Jake’s 88,” my new novel, is coming January 15!

A coming-of-age romance set in the tumultuous year of 1988, "Jake's 88" is a time warp back to thirty years in the past and all that entails. It's out January 15!

By |2018-12-09T15:11:40+00:00December 9th, 2018|Books, Fiction|0 Comments

Second Decade podcast returns from hiatus: “Napoleon’s Hundred Days, Part I.”

The podcast focusing on the decade of the 1810s returns from hiatus with an all-new episode on Napoleon's improbable comeback from exile on the island of Elba.

By |2018-10-28T20:30:36+00:00October 28th, 2018|History, Podcasts|0 Comments

Vegas, a bad toupeé and a side of homophobia: “Diamonds Are Forever,” Bond in Context, Part 7.

One of the strangest-ever Bond films has a complicated history, and the background of the time in which it was made is fascinating.

By |2018-10-11T20:30:44+00:00October 11th, 2018|History, Movies|0 Comments

The Lazenby gambit: “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service,” Bond in Context, Part 6.

The one Bond film starring George Lazenby was made in the midst of a societal crisis, and an existential problem for the producers of the series.

By |2018-09-24T20:30:37+00:00September 24th, 2018|History, Movies|1 Comment

Brave New World, the new cinema of the 2010s [Part II]: big movies, small stories.

The second installment of my analysis of "Brave New World" of 2010s cinema involves examples spanning the globe from the U.S., England, Ireland and Russia.

By |2018-09-18T20:30:09+00:00September 18th, 2018|Movies|1 Comment

Maybe once was enough? “You Only Live Twice,” Bond in Context, Part 5.

By 1967, the producers of the Bond series were trying everything they could think of to keep the movies fresh. Was the cultural moment of the '60s finally playing out?

By |2018-09-13T20:30:33+00:00September 13th, 2018|History, Movies|2 Comments