Knightfall Episode 2 What do the Youngest Templar and the New History Channel series Knightfall have in common? Quite a bit. The Youngest Templar is set during the third crusade and Richard the Lionheart’s fight for the Holy Land. Knightfall takes place in the late 1200-1300s and shows the Order in decline. Indeed, Philip and … Continue reading More Knightfall and The Youngest Templar
Knightfall is the new scripted series from the History Channel about the Knights Templar. 1. Knightfall starts with the siege of Acre. The Templars have lost the Holy Land. They are being trashed talked by a Saracen. Don’t ever trash talk a Templar. (You might kill them, but you’ll pay for it). The forces of … Continue reading Five Observations On Knightfall!
With apologies to Sir-Mix-A-Lot ‘I like Banned Books and I cannot lie.’ This week is Banned Books week. And as I do every year, I’m here to give you my annual take on censorship, banning books, and to also ask you why, why, why none of you people will ban one of my books. What’s … Continue reading It’s Banned Books Week! You Can Help! By Banning Mine!
Today is Friday the 13th. Not only that it’s also 2013. Numerologists everywhere are passing out from the tension. Many people of the superstitious sort consider Friday the 13th to be unlucky. There are people who wear good luck charms all day and some who go so far as to refuse to leave home, lest … Continue reading Friday The 13th and The Knights Templar
I’m not going to see The Hunger Games movie. I haven’t read the books. Probably never will. I have no beef with them, I think it’s a great thing that a book has excited so many readers of all ages and a movie made from that book is selling out theaters and the media is … Continue reading Going To See The Hunger Games Movie? What’s Your Opinion?