Tag: military

Interview with author Joe Haldeman

Joe Haldeman, author of The Forever War series and Vietnam War vet, is interviewed on the What A Horrible Way To Die podcast. “This week, Francis did some damn journalism. He interviewed Joe Haldeman, author of the 1974 sci-fi masterpiece The Forever War, about his Army service and […]

Tuskegee Airmen Graphic Novel

On NPR, Stephanie Stokes interviews Marcus Williams about the new comic he’s collaborating on with Greg Burnham, Tuskegee Heirs. “It was 70 years ago, during World War 2, that the legendary aviators known as the Tuskegee Airmen took to the skies and became the first African-American pilots to […]

RIP, Menahem Golan

Producer and director Menahem Golan has died. Golan produced (and sometimes wrote and directed) many, many films including: The Delta Force (1986), Death Wish (1974),┬áThe Apple (1980), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986), Missing In Action (1984), Invasion U.S.A. (1985), American Ninja (1985), Lifeforce (1985), Cobra (1986), Masters […]

Back to the World

I once read an interview with a man who was involved in some of the bloodiest fighting during the Vietnam war. This particular battle he fought, watching friends and compatriots killed while he and they tried to kill in return, and then a day or two after it […]