Book Review: The Twenty-Ninth Day

The Twenty-Ninth Day: Surviving a Grizzly Attack in the Canadian Tundra By Alex Messenger Memoir 272 pages Expected publication date: November 12, 2019, by Blackstone Publishing At seventeen, Alex Messenger was already an accomplished wilderness traveler. He had hiked and canoed through forests and mountains across the northern United States and into Canada, and so … Continue reading Book Review: The Twenty-Ninth Day

Iceland, Days 5 & 6: Jökulsárlón, Höfn, and Stokksnes

On Sunday morning during my trip to Iceland, I said good-bye to Reynisfjara and Vik and headed east again. That day the skies were much clearer-- no wind, no fog, and just a little rain. Because of this, I could actually see the landscape around me: the ocean to the south and the highlands with … Continue reading Iceland, Days 5 & 6: Jökulsárlón, Höfn, and Stokksnes

The Glorious Horrors of Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful 2014-2016 Gothic Horror Showtime, currently streaming on Netflix TV-MA Creator: John Logan Starring: Eva Green, Timothy Dalton, Josh Hartnett, Harry Treadaway, Billie Piper, Rory Kinnear, Reeve Carney "I believe in curses. I believe in demons. I believe in monsters. Do you?" With roots in Nineteenth-century literature ranging from its most sublime poetry to … Continue reading The Glorious Horrors of Penny Dreadful