THRILLERFEST 2019 ThrillerFest 2019. Thrillerfest is the annual, week-long event, held every year during July in New York City (The Grand Hyatt Hotel) where acclaimed authors (and aspiring ones), agents, publishers, editors, and book reviewers come together in celebration of the thriller genre. It's a who's who of the writing community. Don't believe me? Here's... Continue Reading →
A FAMILY DIVIDED
A FAMILY DIVIDED A family divided. "As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live." - Saint Pope John Paul II Pretty accurate quote, huh? I think so. Just take a look at current events. Go turn on your television, or check the latest post to your Facebook... Continue Reading →
What happens when 20 lbs of C-4 explodes?
Read to the end and you will see… C-4 is classified as a high-order explosive (HE), that produces an over-pressurization shock wave. It is similar to TNT, Semtex, nitroglycerin, dynamite, and ammonium nitrate fuel oil (ANFO). It is very stable and cannot be detonated by a gunshot or by dropping it (unlike the explosive TATP, commonly referred… Continue Reading →
Medal of Honor Recipient, Paul Bucha
Several years ago, I had the honor of meeting Paul Bucha. At the time, I only knew that he was a foreign policy adviser for Barack Obama's 2008 Presidential Campaign. We spoke at length about the current state of politics and his vision for the future of our country. I listened politely, not knowing his... Continue Reading →