Tag Archives: Conspiracy Theories

When a Character is Killed Off…

Designated Survivor I suspect the hint is in the show’s title. We have been watching this one since its beginning and have enjoyed the parallels to (and divergent differences with) Trump’s presidency. But behind it all are love stories being … Continue reading

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Media: Are YOU Getting the Point Yet?

The Medium IS the Message Marshall McLuhan was way ahead of the pack. He saw in the 60’s that control of the media equates to control of our minds. In those days, that meant movies, TV, radio, newspapers and magazines. … Continue reading

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De-Cypher: Something from “Nothing”?

Deciphering a Hidden Message When I wrote the poem “My Satanic Struggle” in 1975, I was exorcising my past, my childhood, growing up with a troubled individual in the household. My adoptive father, Rus, wasn’t crazy, but he was unsettling. … Continue reading

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Siri-ously?

    The Real Voice of Siri. Apple first released Siri onto the world stage in 2011. Most other mobile phone manufacturers have followed suit. Even Amazon has joined the fray.     Now, this is exactly what Dan Brown … Continue reading

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Memory: the Mandela Effect?

Is This a Conspiracy? A recent X-Files episode discussed the Mandela Effect to good effect. The questions it posed and some of the outrageous answers it suggested were perfect in this day and age. Here is that famous opening sequence … Continue reading

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Wall Street Bombing a Century Ago

September 16, 1920 @ 12:01 pm EDT For those of us living now, the biggest terrorist attacks would seem to be a modern phenomenon. But that is not true. Here’s one from a century ago that tried to strike at … Continue reading

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Musical Theatre: Art Imitating Life?

Who is Really in Charge? In 2006, Mel Gibson made a mistake. In the heat of the moment, he said some stuff that got him sidelined for almost 10 years. Admittedly, what he said sounded weird at the time, but, … Continue reading

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