Tonight, I watched The War Game, the BBC’s eerily advanced take on nuclear war, a granddaddy of Threads, now almost 55 years old.
Several years before even I was born, the filmmakers managed to pose what still remains the central, existential question of our age: What the hell do we do with ourselves, now that we are stone-age people, with space-age weapons?
Bear with me, Americans. This one takes some ‘splaining.
What makes a person a writer?
Oh my, do we Canadians think the world of ourselves.
In 1944, Flying Officer David "Gnat" Royce, RCAF, is gambling that his last few missions over Germany will be uneventful ones. But no battle plan ever survives contact with the enemy...
Some people were surprised at the results of Monday’s Federal Election, when Justin Trudeau’s Liberals retained power, albeit in a minority government.
I have to say, I wasn’t.
Many would ask, how could a man so awash in scandal, so obviously shallow, so egregiously out of his depth, be re-elected?