Jerry

Author's details

Name: Gerald Nora
Date registered: April 2, 2013

Latest posts

  1. On Stephen King and Steven Utley — September 19, 2008
  2. Fantasy & Science Fiction Review — May 25, 2006
  3. Ayn Rand Goes to Hollywood? — April 27, 2006
  4. Senator Specter's Snake Oil — August 5, 2005
  5. Ask the Right Questions — June 21, 2005

Most commented posts

  1. Senator Specter's Snake Oil — 64 comments
  2. Yet More Adult Stem Cell Advances — 59 comments
  3. Million Dollar Baby, Part II: Mo' "Mo Cuishla" — 24 comments
  4. A Great Idea for Catholic-Orthodox Evangelization — 22 comments
  5. Ask the Right Questions — 22 comments

Author's posts listings

Sep 19

On Stephen King and Steven Utley

Fantasy and Science Fiction kindly gave me a freebie copy of their upcoming October/November double issue. The most notable story is that of Stephen King, who delivers a short but touching story that isn’t scary, but strange, like a dream that may haunt you for a few days after waking up. The editor likened it …

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May 25

Fantasy & Science Fiction Review

The nice people at Fantasy and Science Fiction sent me a copy of their July Issue, on the condition that I blog about it. I am happy to oblige. As an overall assessment, this is issue is a lot of fun. I subscribed to this magazine for about a year in college before being broke …

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Apr 27

Ayn Rand Goes to Hollywood?

So Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie might be in a screenplay of an Ayn Rand novel. While Rand’s rampant sense of individualism lends itself to Hollywood egos, I’d like to ask Angelina Jolie what Rand would have to say about saving the children in Cambodia and whatnot? I try to think of a connection and …

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Aug 05

Senator Specter's Snake Oil

Funky recently sent an email to Senater Arlen Specter regarding stem cells and cloning. He got the following response, which he forwarded to me. I was more than happy to fisk it for him. Senator Specter is a noted proponent of science and embryonic stem cell research in particular. As his letter to Funky indicates …

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Jun 21

Ask the Right Questions

Aristotle taught us to ask the right questions, and I fear that many advocates for Terri, of whom I am one, have been asking entirely the wrong questions. The May 2005 issue of First Things has an excellent article by Robert T. Miller called "The Legal Death of Terri Schiavo". In the introduction, he states: …

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