Entries by Terl

Battlefield Earth – Epic

Epic in its current use seems to mean a sort of meld of awesome (i.e., neat-o) and outstanding. Epic: “telling a story about a hero or about exciting events or adventures very great” or “large and usually difficult or impressive” This is the meaning that was in my mind after reading Battlefield Earth.

Alien Invasion: Is Earth Prepared? (Part 2 of 3)

This is a three-part article written by Jim Marrs, the author of the New York Times bestseller “Alien Agenda.” Part 2: What If They Really Exist? Today, the topic of alien invasion is taken more seriously. A controversial book purporting to be a genuine report from the early 1960s by a “Special Study Group” connected to the federal government entitled “Report from Iron Mountain on the Possibility and Desirability of Peace” looked into …

Audiobooks Make the Miles Fly

Audiobooks have long proven themselves a great way to read a book without having to actually “read” it. Perhaps when audiobooks first appeared on the marketplace, this was not the case, as they were abridged, meaning a shortened version of the book which could very often leave out important parts of the story.