Blog Posts - H.g. Wells



Silvercup North in the Morning

I spent a wonderful hour this morning at the opening ceremony of Silvercup North - the spacious new, third motion picture and television production studio of Silvercup Studios in the Port Morris area of the Bronx - where New York Governor Andrew Cuom...

7 Clássicos da Ficção Científica que Você Precisa Ler

Este artigo foi criado pela equipe SaveMe para uso exclusivo do blog Suprimatec A ficção científica combina arte, ciência e uma pitadinha de especulação que tem encantado leitores desde o […]...
by Suprimatec on Jun 8, 2016

Outlander 2.8: The Conversation

The most interesting part of the just-concluded Outlander 2.8 - for the devotee of time-travel - is the conversation between Claire and Jamie at the beginning.Claire tells Jamie that "history dictates" that the Scots will fail in their battle against...

12 Monkeys 2.4: Saving Time

A stunningly good 12 Monkeys 12.4 tonight, that touched all kinds of bases, and closed and opened all sorts of loops, just as a superior time-travel story should.The action began with a bang, as Ramse, sent back in time to stop Cole and Cassandra fro...

Johnny Depp To Star In The Invisible Man?

This is going to be a reboot of course, another reboot to add to a long list of Hollywood reboots….however, I am most ecstatic that Johnny Depp is going to star in it, so at this precise moment, I don’t really care.   According to ̵...
by The Longitude Of Life on Feb 13, 2016

Los rincones secretos del corazón

Título original: The secret places in the heart  Género: narrativaAutor: H. G. Wells Editorial: varias Cómo lo adquirí: estaba por casa  Sinopsis breve: un hombre estresado acude a un doctor para que le ayude a concentrarse en...
by Escriboleeo on Jan 1, 2016

Reading Pathway: Ford Madox Ford

The symmetrically named Ford Madox Ford was actually born Ford Madox Hueffer on December 17, 1873. He changed his name in 1919, presumably because he thought it sounded too Germanic in the aftermath of World War I. Although Ford wrote … Continu...
by Book Riot on Nov 20, 2015

Falling Skies Concludes

Well, although everything up to the ending in this, the very last episode of Falling Skies, was more of the recent same - which is to say, not very interesting or original - the series managed to pull off a memorial conclusion in its last few minutes...

World War Bombs Coincidence

I was looking through some archives and came across what was described as a Remarkable Coincidence in The Age, Dec 7, 1940:A Remarkable CoincidenceA bomb from an early morning raider fell in the same garden at Dover as that in which the first enemy b...

A Victorian Alphabet: Y is for Why Yellow??

Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper(1892) is a staple nineteenth-century text for students of literature in the English-speaking world, and especially the US. The 6,000-word short story is an account written in the first person of a wom...
by The Secret Victorianist on Jan 31, 2015

iOS8 Broke my iPad 2 – Update 12

My EMIA has called me back and has told me that the £299 isn’t for a refurbished iPad 2 it’s the out of warranty service/repair costs, even though they do replace the iPad 2 with another, I’m not actually paying for the replacement...
by Its a Blog ! Not a Log ! on Dec 23, 2014

El padre ruso de la novela de Orwell, "1984 "

En 2013, el "caso Swnoden" y el escándalo del ciber espionaje del gobierno estadounidense,  dispararon las ventas  de "1984" en Estados Unidos. Pocos libros escritos en este siglo han conseguido que términos como "Gran hermano", "crimen m...
by La isla de San Borondón on Nov 13, 2014

Book Style: THE INVISIBLE MAN by H.G. Wells

The Invisible Man is possibly one of my favorite classic “monster “novel/ellas because Griffin, a.k.a. the Invisible Man, isn’t a monster at all; at least not a supernatural one. He’s human, a brilliant and evil human, which i...
by Book Riot on Nov 1, 2014

The Walking Dead 5.3: Meets Alfred Hitchcock and the Twilight Zone

Cannibalism is a tough theme to get right on television - probably in any medium - and The Walking Dead has done a pretty good job of it this season.   Not quite as good, though, as Alfred Hitchcock, in his masterful television series, Alfr...

Monopolies in Communications

“Advertising is legalized lying.”― H.G. Wells“After the collapse of socialism, capitalism remained without a rival. This unusual situation unleashed its greedy and - above all - its suicidal power. The belief is now that everything...

Vikings 2.9: Great Post-Apocalyptic Narrative

My favorite scene in Vikings 2.9 was at the very beginning, where Althestan reads Ecbert some Roman military strategy, and concludes with, and there "the fragment ends".  What a perfect picture of a post-apocalyptic culture, reliant on just shar...

Teaching (Victorian) Literature; or the True and Lamentable Story of Literary Murder

Along with Shakespeare, the Victorian novel is perhaps the greatest victim of the British schooling system. For many, the only nineteenth-century novel they will ever read is a Bronte, Dickens or Hardy ‘ploughed’ through over months of tedious cl...
by The Secret Victorianist on Jan 7, 2014

Flags

“Our true nationality is mankind.”― H.G. Wellsmusic+imageThanks for visiting, please be sure that I read each and every one of your kind comments, I appreciate them all. Stay tuned.

A Victorian Alphabet: E is for the Eloi and Elysium

In an earlier post I dealt with some misconceptions people often have about nineteenth-century literature. And proving it’s not all frills, frocks and runaway marriages is H.G. Wells – one of those with a claim to the title ‘Father of Science F...
by The Secret Victorianist on Oct 12, 2013

Review: One Thousand and One Ghosts, Alexandre Dumas (1849)

This small collection of short stories, linked by their retelling at a dinner party gathered under gruesome circumstances, is an eerie read. Dumas’s novella is about points of crossover – between life and death, science and superstition, the body...
by The Secret Victorianist on Aug 26, 2013


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