One early morning, Eddie Roscoe shows up at the family diner where he works as a cook to find a young runaway fighting a drunk over his few meager possessions. Eddie offers the kid (named Tom) a cup of coffee, some breakfast, and a place to sleep for the night…
Generally I am not a huge fan of the mystery genre of fiction. The only mystery novels I tend to really get into are those which are less “whodunnit” and more about exploring a different culture, field of knowledge, or occupation I’d know very little about otherwise…
Judy Valentine has always loved music, and long felt a connection to rhythm, the beat, and the drums. Growing up she is closest to her older brother Jeffrey, whom no one in her family realizes is deeply troubled until he shockingly commits suicide…
When I was a kid, on TV, there was Star Trek. Black and white and only at grandmas. For some reason, grandma got better channels than we did. She also got Gilligan’s Island, the Mickey Mouse Club and I Dream
Diary – Easter Monday 6th April 2015 – The main Easter Bank Holiday though being unemployed left it feeling like just another Monday for me. My Mum did us a special Easter lunch which was almost a Christmas Dinner and very nice.
Maneater is quite different – Drawing on both The Quatermass Experiment and Invasion Of The Body Snatchers as an influence, with a hint of The Day Of The Triffids, this deals with an alien plant form trying to take over Middle-England.
Eisenstein’s formidable 1926 silent classic heavily stylized reconstruction of the events of the Russian Revolution, as Lenin’s Bolshevik’s seized control of Petrograd (Leningrad). It was inspired by John Reeds’ journalistic, but biased record of the revolution, Ten Days That Shook The World, later filmed by Warren Beatty as Reds.
Greater Manchester has two major free distribution real ale magazines in circulation, one for South Manchester, promoted from Stockport, and a North Manchester based magazine too. They are created by volunteer editors and contributors and paid for through their advertising – mostly by local breweries and pubs.
Attendance on the crawl was low, possibly due to terrible weather, but with three of the five bars being visited for the first time by most of us, the crawl deserved better support than we gave it.
The first writer created a longer (thirty minute) script about a killer joining a space-shot as a means to escape justice – the playlet incorporated man lines from Beatles songs as it was aimed at a competition themed around Beatles work. It was very entertaining and I hope it does well for him in the competition.