“The sky is the killer of us all.” Enemy Ace – A Review

DC's Showcase: Enemy Ace , written by Robert Kanigher and penciled by the legendary Joe Kubert, is the most unrelentingly nihilistic comic I've ever read. It presents the face of war from the side of the enemy.  In this case it's Hans Von Hammer, a WWI fighter pilot modeled after Baron Manfred Von Richthofen, better …

Great article in Centauri Dreams: explains fallibility of Fermi’s Paradox, human impatience

“Lost in Space and Lost in Time: The Consequences of Temporal Dispersion for Exosolar Technological Civilizations" by Dave Moore, Centauri Dreams. Mark here. This is an excellent article. I have always believed the problem lies more with our human-centralized impatience to "find idealized Star Trek aliens" rather than the simple fact we A.) are alone, …

Planning another camping trip…with writing a novel on the side!

Thinking about going camping this weekend. A couple of reasons. It's getting late in the year and if I wait much longer it's going to get cold. I don't like the cold. I can deal with the heat much better. Just me. 😛 There are also the buffalo. I'd like to follow them around for …