Rise of the Faux Libertarian

Libertarianism is an American tradition that has been around since the founding of the United States. Now, I am not speaking of anarchists, but of Libertarians or people who believe that government should exist, but only in a minimalist fashion. If you ask a Libertarian who their heroes are, you will get a wide variety…

#amreading- Getting It Right by William F. Buckley, Jr.

William F. Buckley, Jr. is an iconic figure among Conservatives. He founded National Review magazine, wrote countless essays, hosted the hit interview show The Firing Line, and is known for his nonfiction books such as God and Man at Yale. He is less known for his many fiction books including 1990’s Getting It Right: A Novel.…

Trilogy Review- Atlas Shrugged- Spoiler Alerts

Now, I don’t normally do this, but every single film had an entirely different cast, so I’m not going to list them, because that would be too exhaustive. I also don’t usually include spoilers, but since the trilogy is based on a single novel, Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand, I don’t see another way around…

#AmReading- Ayn Rand’s Anthem

Ayn Rand is a talented writer and I enjoy the way she tells a story. Often my problem is with how she ends her works of fiction, but that is not totally the case with Anthem. Anthem is a novella that tells the story an individual is trapped in a society where everyone is forced…

Top Films Rescued From Development Limbo

We have had fun with my series on top films stuck in Development Limbo. You know, that’s the place where films have been given a green light, but then stall in a never ending cycle of rewrites or get put on the back-burner. Now, check out my list of Top Films Rescued From Development Limbo. …

Classic Book Review- Ayn Rand’s We The Living

I was first introduced to Ayn Rand through the film adaptions of Atlas Shrugged Part 1 and Atlas Shrugged Part 2: The Strike, and then I watched The Fountainhead, which I reviewed as a Classic Film. After enjoying the stories in these films, I decided to pick up one of her books. I started with her…

For My 25th Birthday, 15 Books That Inspired Me

Today is my 25th Birthday, and to celebrate, I decided to make a list of the 15 different nonfiction books that literally inspired me through the years. This is no where near a complete list, but these are the books that have helped motivate me, to overcome adversity, to grow spiritually, mentally, physically, and to be the…

10 Books I Want To Be Movies In 2013

I am a bookworm. It is very true. My shelf is filled with books, books, books, and more books. One thing I love is imagining what the characters look like or sound like. One of the coolest things is seeing that book come to life. I always enjoy watching my favorite books get turned into…

Classic Fictional Stories Everyone Should Read Part 1

All writers are readers and that is true of me too. I loved to read and it is important that everyone should read. Whether writer or reader. If you cannot bring yourself to read, then get an audiobook. Stories, books, novellas, and others are important to expand our horizons. This is a list of classic…

10 Books I Want To Be Movies in 2012

I am a reader. I just cannot help it. Books, books, books, and more books. I love imagining what the characters look like or sound like. One of the coolest things is seeing that book come to life. I always enjoy watching my favorite books get turned into movies as long as they do it…