Say Howdy

Back on February 20, 2012, I wrote, in depth, about something called the WOW! Signal. Discovered in 1977 it was a signal so strong that it cut through the flotsam and jetsam of noise our universe normally makes to catch the attention of a scientist named Robert Gray. Unfortunately, he was working from recorded data when he made his discovery and no one has since been able to replicate his results. Or verify his basic conclusion; this signal did not originate on Earth. The implications, if he was right, are…

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Everything All At Once or Death by TV

You have no life. Or, if you think there might have been some vestige of a life clinging like barnacles to your ankles, this will remove that silly whisper of dignity. You see, today, I’m going to list every new horror and sci-fi TV show that’s coming out this season. And then you’re going to watch them. Each and every one of them. Your life will have no meaning whatsoever. You will be the flaccid consumer so grandly heralded in WALL-E. Your bloated body strapped into an electric cart as…

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The Lord is Thy Shepherd, Or Is It?

These indy-comic reviews are really making me new friends. People seem to like being introduced to new artists and artists seem to like being introduced to new people. In other words, if you’re a comic creator looking for a review, feel free to email us. We make a simple deal with all authors. We will never post a bad review. If we don’t like it we’ll tell you, but that’s it. No one here at World News Center is into trying to ruin careers. Especially when those people tend to…

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Shades of Gray

Today’s blog is more a series of vignettes than anything coherent. That means no superheroes, no stupid Floridians (a redundancy there), no scary science, just some stuff that’s been going on in my life. On July 2, 2016, I moved into a new neighborhood. Well, new to me, it’s been there for a while. I learned, quickly, that South Chicago, my new realm, is a long way from Logan Square, in more ways than just geography. Far from being a hipster metropolis it’s more like Mayberry with a funkier back…

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