Monthly Archives: March, 2020
Today’s writer: Isaac Asimov
One of the best short stories ever written! It could even apply to non-science-fiction fans.
An apocalyptic masterpiece. Its name: NIGHTFALL.
Robin believes that Adele plays with words when singing “We’ll be together at skyfall”.
Though there has been …Read Full Article
Today’s writer: Ambrose Bierce
Though there a many works by civil-war-veteran Bierce worth reading, Robin likes one masterpiece in particular:
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.
First published in 1890 this short story is now one of the most famous in …Read Full Article
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. (Søren Kierkegaard)
Thinking back Robin needs to correct his former assumption; namely that a former band member was the punishment for Robin’s former life and thus that Karma is …Read Full Article
Today’s poet: Oscar Wilde!
Robin is a confessing fan of the gothic stuff by Wilde; here comes one play and one novel.
A play about the true motives of Salome wanting the head of John the Baptist on a silver plate …Read Full Article
Today’s poet: Edgar Allan Poe!
Robin is a deep admirer of some of Poe’s narrations and poems. Here are his top 3!
Masque of the Red Death
The original title was “Mask of the Red Death” but the editor of the newspaper …Read Full Article
Boris Johnsons, the prime minister of the UK, and Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany, have one thing in common:
Both have covid-19! And maybe both will die humiliating and painfull deaths – which might have a certain entertainment value at least.
The …Read Full Article
Robin’s title for his new story is “Dawn of the Damsel”.
It is about the last man on Earth because due to a pandemic the rest of the world has either died or mutated to creepy cannibals.
He finds a pretty …Read Full Article
While scientists are looking for an antidote for covid-19 Robin reverts to good old trial-and-error: maybe Corona beer does the job! And if not – the world might become more and more beautiful the more Coronas you consume. Who knows: …Read Full Article
Robin has a new idea about the wicked girl killing everyone she loves and is not mental but the voices in her head are:
She is a damsel in distress and the hero manages to save her – but it turns …Read Full Article
Robin has a cunning idea:
He is just combining two fragments! One with the woman who is not crazy but the voices in her head are and the one with the girl who is killing everyone she loves.