Scripturient: Blog & Commentary: Pompeii: Swords-and-Sandals Flop

As a film setting, the town of Pompeii in the first century CE is a lot like the deck of the Titanic in 1912: no amount of special effects or clever script writing is going to save it from the disaster awaiting. As a film, Pompeii has a lot of the former, but precious little of ...

From Orangutan: Dear Solar Storm watchers,

Don’t worry. These solar storms are nothing compared to the volcanoes and earthquakes I have witnessed. You humans will be just fine, I hope.