Oct 15, 2013
This is South Wales
Have Your Say: Memories of the Palace
I REMEMBER as a four-year-old going to Saturday matinee at the Palace Theatre to see Buster Crabbe as Flash Gordon, and Johnny Weissmuller as Tarzan.
Leon Hendrix Weaves A Tale Of Brotherly Love
Memoirs about rock stars written by family members, friends, ex-wives, and quickie backstage assignations are a wildly divergent lot that alternately take the narrative tracks of score-settling, axe-grinding, deification, or exploitation.
Philip Gordon Wylie
The splenetic, prolific writer PHILIP GORDON WYLIE studied science, mathematics, and psychology in an effort to understand why 20th-century humankind was so narrow-minded, hypocritical, conventional, and -A as a result - mediocre.
Imagining a world without Star Wars
What if George Lucas never invented Star Wars because he was able to make the science-fiction movie he wanted, instead? Today is semi-officially Star Wars Day - May the 4th be with you! - wherein acolytes of the Jedi franchise revel in the universe George Lucas unleashed upon sci-fi fandom in 1977.
Bill Ervolino: And for our next TV technology magic trick, a disappearing act
When I was a kid, my family had a small reel-to-reel tape recorder - a gift from one of my father's business associates.