• Movie Rants

    Spartacus

    The television series Spartacus is an underrated gem. It didn’t get the acclaim or fandom it deserved. Perhaps it was overshadowed by similar shows, such as the seemingly sexier and grander Game of Thrones. But if you give Spartacus a chance, you’ll find it superior storytelling. I understand the financial realities of making television. Usually, a series will run as long as possible – or at least until ratings decline. But surely many people switch off – if not physically, then at least mentally – well before that happens. Characters grow stagnant. The same things keep happening. Look at The…

  • Life of the Mind

    One Word

    The thought of sending a book out into the world is – if you think about it seriously – daunting. Who knows if people will like it? If they don’t, what are the greater implications? Can you continue to build…