I’ve watched every episode of Trek, to save you from having to do so. No one needs to watch all of the episodes of TOS. In fact, most of Season 3 can be safely skipped. If you’re a Cliffs Notes type of person and just want to get the essence of the series, I’d recommend […]Read more "10-LIST: Essential Star Trek Original Series Episodes"
Having recently completed my tour through all of the Next-Gen Era Star Trek episodes, I’ve decided to dedicate a 10-List to those I consider to be essential viewing to understand the essence of each series. Some clarification may be needed here. By “Next-Gen Era,” I am referring to the following Star Trek series: The Next […]Read more "10-List: The “Essential” Next-Gen Era Star Trek Episodes"
These are the songs that set my toes to tapping and make me feel good on a bad day. For maximum effect, I suggest listening to them in the following order: Track #1: “Slow Ride” Foghat You know, Foghat was one of those British bands that never had a hit in the UK. But, […]Read more "10-List: Firewater’s Feel Good Mix Tape (Side 1)"
A variation on a theme, with Halloween just a few days behind us. Horror fiction represents only a small percentage of my reading, it seems. But, after some thought, the following 10 novels represent my quintessential horror selection. I didn’t repeat authors (even those with pseudonyms) or include those whose work is mainly in the […]Read more "10-List: Horror Novels"
In alphabetical order, here are 10 horror movies that I believe are an essential part of any collection. An American Werewolf in London From its kickass soundtrack to the practical Rick Baker werewolf transformation effects, this is a solid horror movie. Plus, I’ve always been partial to Jenny Agutter. Carrie I loved the Stephen King […]Read more "10-LIST: Horror Movies"
The challenge of posting a 10-List is limiting myself to just 10 of anything when trying to determine the quintessential items, be they movies, albums, books . . . whatever the case. I don’t consider this a Top 10 list. Let me explain my process, so that you’ll understand. I brainstormed comedy movies at […]Read more "10-LIST: MOVIE COMEDIES"
In this post, I struggle mightily to list my ten favorite series in the mystery/detective/crime genre. This is one of my favorite fiction categories (some days, my definite favorite) and I think I’m hurting someone’s feelings when I’m forced to leave them off the list. You really can’t go wrong with the following ten, […]Read more "10-List: My Favorite Mystery/Detective Series"