About Time

AboutTime-Clip05There was a time in my life where I was very much about the music.  It seems there were frequent occasions to listen to it: in my room, driving about with friends, at dances, at clubs, working out, or on my Walkman just about anywhere.  Nowadays, I rarely listen to music ever.  And I miss it.  And whenever I do listen, it reminds me of these distant, younger, simpler times. Continue reading

Luminarium: Book Review

futuristic sci-fi theology tributeLuminarium by Alex Shakar is the most intelligent, thought-provoking work of contemporary fiction I have read in a long, long time.  It was not just another book read, but an experience.  And it sort of defied genre categorization: kind of like science fiction, but not just.  It was set in 2006, around the 5th anniversary of the 9/11 attack in New York.  I wouldn’t call it 9/11 literature, though that was mentioned and somewhat woven into certain elements of the storyline Continue reading