Tag Archives: The Odyssey

why vowels cost money on The Wheel of Fortune

Since I’m creating an epic (The Age of Pisces), I want to learn all I can about the epic form. What is an epic, exactly? What features turn a non-epic or sub-epic into an epic? This is a matter of … Continue reading

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The Odyssey redux

In 1992 I created and wrote, along with Warren Easton, a TV show called The Odyssey. Well, the media have finally caught up with me. Three young guys in Toronto run a podcast called Rewatchability devoted to TV shows that … Continue reading

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why do we do it?

According to the philosopher Mortimer J. Adler, there are two reasons to read a book: amusement learning According to the economist Ludwig von Mises, there are two kinds of writer: creative artists businessmen Are these dichotomies telling me anything? For … Continue reading

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