George Clinton and Main Source Rock Summer Stage in Queens

George Clinton and Main Source Rock Summer Stage in Queens

If you’re looking for something fun to do this Summer, CityParks Summer Stage 2017 is among the many activities available to the public. A series of concerts offered all around the five boroughs, Summer Stage 2017 has over 100 free events. Sponsored by Capital One Bank, this year’s summer stage is featuring some great artists. Some of the upcoming shows feature people like Slick Rick, Capone N Noreaga, KRS-One, and Vivian Green. On Sunday, June 11th, I had the opportunity to see George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic  as part of the “Only in Queens” Summer Festival. Also on the bill...
Dimension 404: A Quirky Outer Limits 

Dimension 404: A Quirky Outer Limits 

The first six episodes of Dimension 404 have aired, and fans have a sense of the show and what it’s about. Don’t worry, I won’t be spoiling any of the episodes in this post. No need to click back.  As a few of you have seen me mention, this show was billed as Hulu’s answer to Black Mirror on Netflix. After seeing the show for myself, it is definitely not the case. I don’t mean that in a bad way either. While many of you know that I am a fan of Black Mirror, I don’t believe every science fiction...
Marc Polite Among Featured Essayists in “1984 in the 21st Century” Anthology Collection

Marc Polite Among Featured Essayists in “1984 in the 21st Century” Anthology Collection

Greetings my readers. I have some more literary news to share with you. As some of you know, I have recently re-read the classic novel 1984 by George Orwell. I mentioned it in a past post, and have been in a thoughtful mood as a result of it. Recently, there has been a resurgence of interest in this novel, due to the maneuvers of the Trump Administration. The Readers United Book Club will be hosting a month long online discussion of 1984 on their Facebook page beginning Monday, April 3rd.  In addition to this, on Tuesday, April 4th, movie theaters...
Is Dimension 404 Looking To Be The New Outer Limits?

Is Dimension 404 Looking To Be The New Outer Limits?

Good morning, readers. It’s Friday. Those of you who read my blog know that I am a big fan of Black Mirror. This week, I got word of a coming show that is also a science fiction anthology. It is called Dimension 404, and it is going to be a Hulu exclusive. The episodes start Tuesday, April 4th. In looking at the trailer, the intro reminds me of the 90’s version of the Outer Limits. Narrated by Mark Hamill, it looks to be an interesting show. Will you check it out?