What I did in the last week – 2

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Right. Made it for a second week. I think that’s a record 🙂

During the last week we went to two theatrical performances. Well, one and a half.

The first was at the Kennedy Center and was The Guardsman. This is a new translation of an 1910 comedy by Molnar. An earlier translation was filmed with Lunt and Fontaine as a light comedy. It is about a married theatrical couple (The Actor and The Actress) who have been married for nearly 6 ...

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What I saw last week

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I thought I would do a blog post about what I was doing in the last week. I may try to do this every week. We’ll see if I stick with that :). So in the last week I went to two movies. We don’t go to many movies these days, so that was a change. Both times were weekday afternoons – an advantage of retirement.

The first movie was Star Trek:Into Darkness. Went with my wife and there were about ...

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Help Jay Lake Battle Cancer

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Jay Lake is an award winning writer of Science Fiction and Fantasy and one hell of a nice guy. He’s also been a guest on Fast Forward. Jay has been fighting colon cancer since 2008 and is currently on his fourth round of chemotherapy. Right now this doesn’t seem to be working and things aren’t looking so good for Jay.

One of the new things that could help is to do a full genome sequencing for him which could lead his ...

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Another Halloween Story

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Friend of Fast Forward, Michael Swanwick, is also doing a special Halloween story. He has been putting one sentence a day on his blog – http://floggingbabel.blogspot.com – and the story will end on Halloween. You can read the entire story to date from link on the blog. Michael is a master of the short short so this is sure to be a wonderful story. His comments each day on the writing are fascinating.

Also, when it’s done, the original typescript, ...

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A Couple of Things I’m Watching

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I thought I would do a Post about tow things that I have started watching recently – one’s a kids cartoon show (Phineas and Ferb) and the other is a British horror series on BBC America (The Fades). Very different but I’ve gotten hooked on them both.

Phineas and Ferb, we (my wife and I) found because of posts in Jim Hines blog and we gave it a try. It’s hilarious  on both a kids level and an adult level. Phineas and Ferb ...

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