The Rush Review details two albums in the discography; 1989's Presto and 1991's Roll The Bones. Read on to see why these albums are so special to me.
Author's Note: This review was originally published on another website I write for, That Hashtag Show, and was published on February 17, 2020. Power Windows, 1985 Rush traveled back across the pond in 1985 for Power Windows, their 11th studio album. Three studios shared duties on this LP; The Manor in Oxfordshire, SARM East Studios... Continue Reading →
Being a fan fiction writer myself, I appreciate projects like this more than most. When you love a project as a fan, it always bleeds through the work. This Zelda film does that and more.
In the next installment, the Rush Review covers two early 80s albums: 1982's Signals and 1984's Grace Under Pressure! Check it out here!
Author's Note: This article originally appeared on another website I write for, That Hashtag Show, on January 30th, 2020 Permanent Waves – Released in 1980 Rush smashed into the next decade with a new radio-friendly concept on the 1980 release Permanent Waves. This album, and the one behind it, are in this writer’s opinion, peak... Continue Reading →
Author's note: This article originally ppeared on another website I write for, That Hashtag Show, on January 24th, 2020 A Farewell to Kings – released in 1977 Riding the wave of commercial success from 2112, Rush released their fifth LP, A Farewell to Kings, in 1977. Only a year after releasing their first multi-platinum album,... Continue Reading →
The Rush Review rolls on with 1975's 2112! This one is in my top-3 best Rush albums list and it was so much fun to review.
As far as their recording label is concerned, 1975’s Caress of Steel was not a success. The highest it got to on the Billboard 200 is 148th, However, mega-fans love it and often refer to it as Rush’s most underrated triumph.
In part III, we pick up Lifeboat: A Star Wars Fan Fiction with a flashback, and follow a young Imperial Lieutenant with a message from The Emperor for the Dark Lord of the Sith himself, Darth Vader!
Author’s note: This article originally appeared on another website I write for, http://www.thathashtagshow.com. This, and my Rush articles that follow are done in memory of Neil Peart, 1952-2020. Rush, self-titled debut– 1974 Rush, 1974 debut album cover Perhaps it’s destiny, but Rush debuted their first album the same month and year I was born. Being... Continue Reading →
A look back at Rush's 40 years of Geek Rock & Roll. Join me through four decades of the highs and lows of the Canadian progressive-rock super-group!
Check out the book trailer video for Code Name: Augustine! https://videopress.com/v/pBXPdPOI?preloadContent=metadata Due to an editing delay, the release is looking more like early Spring instead of Christmas as stated at the end. I am so excited to see this finally go to print! Stay tuned for details on where you can pick up your copy.
In Lifeboat, Part II, the Imperial survivors learn a terrible truth about Darth Vader, and discover a traitor in their midst aboard the shuttle...
Set at the fall of the Empire, Lifeboat tells the story of a band of Imperial survivors from the Battle of Endor in 4ABY, and the secrets they still carry...
29 Dec 18 - Not long ago, I met a lady that summited Lobuche in Nepal. Lobuche is a mountain on the Everest Base Camp trek. Yes, that Everest. Mount Everest... the Roof of the World. She, along with her cousin and some climbing friends made the long trip halfway around the world to take... Continue Reading →
If you've read my other posts, you might already know I have an affinity for books over other mediums for story-telling. I particularly like hardcovers, but it's not a requirement for me to read it. The allure is simply having the paper in my hands. I'm not much of a collector of anything anymore, but... Continue Reading →
Research can be a daunting task, no matter the subject. Whether it's 16th century art or whitewater rafting or current political climate, every subject requires some knowledge and occasionally putting your boots on the ground to get dirty doing it. A couple years ago, an idea for a fantasy story came to me when I... Continue Reading →
Some folks will call it a creative slowdown, or a loss of inspiration. Maybe the educated among us refer to it as a psychological inability to write or produce new work. Call it what you like, but I call it writer's block, and it is a terrible thing. Everyone has experienced it at some point,... Continue Reading →
I love a good story. I love plot twists and characters that are engaging and interesting. I also love to see and hear those stories across multiple platforms. Even though it predates me, I have sometimes imagined sitting in the living room gathered around a radio listening to the old westerns like The Lone Ranger... Continue Reading →
I'm grateful you are here. This page is a large step toward the realization of my lifelong goal to become a published author. That goal grows nearer by the day! Here you'll find several creative outlets I enjoy; writing, drawing, music, books, and the occasional rant. I have several stories outlined and at various stages... Continue Reading →