Run the (Virtual) Race so as to Win

Published Sep 18, 2020 in Pop Culture, Sports ~ Approx 4 mins

About two months ago, I received an email from the Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon staff which told me that, due to continued uncertainty caused by the pandemic, the race was canceled.  The message was disappointing but entirely understandable.  They did say, however, that I could choose to run the full race virtually: on my […]

The Psychological Terror of War in “Neon Genesis Evangelion”

Published Jun 14, 2019 in Film, Pop Culture, TV ~ Approx 3 mins

Netflix will begin streaming the classic anime series “Neon Genesis Evangelion” next week, a series that explores themes of war and violence, along with the psychological toll that it can have on combatants. All of which are relevant themes after the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day earlier this month.