I had a discussion with someone today .. her point of view: The world is worse than ever. I countered.. and I stand by my point: The world is the same as it ever was. The only difference is now the filters are removed, the truth is out there.. and we know it all. Case … Read moreThe world is worse than ever? Consider some awful torture devices from antiquity before you render judgement
I visited Gettysburg yesterday and stayed until nightfall. Actually about midnight to be exact. The town is amazing for those who never visited. Bullet holes still in buildings.. stories of the dead .. the museum. All of the historical implications of what would have happened if Pickett’s charge went another way, if General Lee didn’t … Read moreBelieving the disbelievers: The cruel season of the Witch Coming, coupled with Art Bell's MIDNIGHT
The National Archives released 350 photos in a Friday history dump .. Those pictures presented the never before behind the scenes imagery of what Bush Administration officials were doing during and after 9/11.. There are scenes of Dick Cheney with his feet on his desk, old style computer and phone cords abounding, watching the World … Read moreThe striking thing about the 9/11 photos
Namely this documentary on Netflix: FORGOTTEN PLANET: ABANDONED AMERICA. It’s another example of why reality scares me much more profoundly than any work of fiction. The documentary isn’t new.. But as a busy adult, I only watch things when I get the chance.. It was produced in 2011, and is a graphic account of how … Read moreThe vacant scare: Forget zombies.. Time is more frightening
A funny thing happened on the way to the hospital.. those who have followed the HORROR REPORT know most things in my private life stay private.. however there were some issues of medical urgency that took place in late December 2013.. A family emergency that led to some odd time slips, warps of the mind, and deju … Read moreNightmares and dreamscapes: The past comes back to haunt
I loathe April Fools Day. I have always loathed April Fools Day, from the time when children used to scream ‘April Fools!” in shrill voices after completing some type of unfunny prank to today. And now today, with the internet, it can be April Fools every day. How many times have you seen someone fall … Read moreI pity the April fool
This is truly an amazing and disturbing report coming from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC by Alexa Keefe .. It’s about Chernobyl and the horrid aftermath of the nuclear meltdown that took place there last century. Earlier today I posted a big of a reprise of the 35th anniversary of the Harrisburg PA partial meltdown at Three Mile Island.. … Read moreChernobyl is still scary
By the time you’re done reading this post, the situation in Ukraine most likely will already have changed. Today there was a bit of relief from the building tension when Vladimir Putin said there was no need for immediate action in Ukraine. Just as quickly as that happened, Russia fired an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile. Reuters reports … Read moreWar isn't over.
I had a conversation the other day with a friend about photographs.. While that subject matter may not be the most thrilling of conversation pieces, it led me down a a path wondering if our supersaturation of cameras and selfies, now couplies, will lead to a lessening value of the past. Think of it like … Read moreThe perils of an over-photographed world
Donald Rumsfeld had a lot of known unknowns, or knowns, or unknowns of knowns. Or something like that. A new documentary put him on the hotseat about Iraq.I don’t like he’ll like how this turned out!