At the risk of sounding like the proverbial broken record (and a whiny complaining one at that), the Thursday June 20 coffeehouse proved a less than satisfying effort. Again we were plagued by bad weather (thunder, lightning, a couple downpours of pelting rain) and low attendance. I’m sure the opening night of the region’s hugely […]Read more "COFFEEHOUSE NIGHTS: 20 June 2019"
We had quite a good and varied crowd at last night’s coffeehouse at Windber’s Grand Midway Hotel. Plenty of regulars, a few past guests we hadn’t seen in a while and a sprinkling of total newcomers. It being the last one before Halloween night, I again donned the creepy Bell Boy costume from last weekend’s […]Read more "Windber Coffeehouse Nights: 25 October 2018"
My definitely short (961 words) and (hopefully) funny, playfully silly pun story “Creature Feature” is now online at Digital Fiction Publishing of Canada. Free to read! Here’s the link: http://www.digitalfictionpub/quickfic/creature-feature-by-jim-lee-sci-fi/ Hope you enjoy it!Read more "Free-to-Read Available"
Recently saw a sillier-than-most Japanese sci-fi film, ran as a mid-afternoon time-filler on the Comet TV channel. No idea what the original title was, but the dubbed into English version for US release in 1970 was called “Voyage into Space.” Alien saucer from the planet Gargoyle invades Japan’s airspace, fights and destroys 5 fighter planes […]Read more "SILLY SCI-FI FUN? Sorry, Not So Much…."