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alex MacFadyen

I’m Holding Out for a Hero

There are so many superhero movies being made recently, and although I find most of them entertaining, I just don’t get the same feeling of happiness watching them that I used to with older versions like the original Superman movies (1978-1983), Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of […]

Follow the Einstein-Rosen Bridge

I admit that I don’t particularly care how well the science behind time travel is explained in sci-fi stories. I find things like quantum mechanics and Einstein-Rosen bridges really fascinating, but almost all fictional time machines are powered with pure unobtainium and might as well have gears turned […]

Mastering the Art of Losing

The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. – from “One Art” by Elizabeth Bishop Caring about anything is always a risk, because, as Elizabeth Bishop said, the art of losing […]