Clear and Present Dangers……George Washington

February 19, 2018 Leave a comment

“If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”

~ George Washington


Works of art, too

February 14, 2018 Leave a comment

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Andreas Feininger

. . . a sequel to the previous article, Works of Art

Another of Alfred T Palmer’s superb staff photographers at the United States Office of War Information (OWI) was a young freelancer with a very bright future – Andreas Feininger (1906 – 1999).

Over his lifetime, Feininger created an enormous portfolio of famous images, including many iconic photos of New York City in the 1950s and 60s, and penned a small library of books on photographic technique.

A consummate lensman

Self portrait. Andreas Feininger, 1946. (Whitney Museum of American Art) Self portrait. Andreas Feininger, 1946. (Whitney Museum of American Art)

Of German-American descent, Feininger was born in Paris and trained as an architect in Germany. He moved to Sweden in 1396 and began to concentrate on photography.

Thanks to his father’s US citizenship, he was able to migrate to the USA as a freelance photographer in 1939, shortly before the war in Europe, and was recruited by Palmer and…

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Clear and Present Dangers……Abraham Lincoln

February 12, 2018 Leave a comment

“Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves”

~ Abraham Lincoln


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Ohhhhh……Fuuuuudge……Adam & Latka

February 7, 2018 Leave a comment

On Writing: Jack London

February 5, 2018 Leave a comment
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Tech Terror Trilogy: Episode III

February 2, 2018 Leave a comment

Stephen Hawking has warned that artificial intelligence could one day “spell the end of the human race.”  ~CBS News

“With artificial intelligence, we are summoning the demon.”  ~Elon Musk

The Invisible Mind: Murder by Munchausen #3

First Draft

14698 / 35000 words. 42% done!
This time it’s personal…


The Invisible Mind: Murder by Munchausen #3: Coming 2019


“…he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention.”

~Adam Smith, 1776

“When wireless is perfectly applied the whole earth will be converted into a huge brain, which in fact it is, all things being particles of a real and rhythmic whole.”

~Nikola Tesla, 1926

“…so, too, the psyche possesses a common substratum transcending all differences in culture and consciousness. I have called this substratum the collective unconscious.”

~Carl Jung, 1931




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Feb. 2 — The Darknet Cometh

January 31, 2018 Leave a comment

M.T. Bass

I got the first print run of the paperback today and everything seems set for Friday’s release of The Darknet:  Murder by Munchausen Mystery #2.  I’m sure I’ll think of something else–way too late, of course.

Thanks to all who have helped out along the way, including the Lovely and Gracious Lola, Karen & Tom, my editor Bee, Dave &  the Cleveland Writer’s Group, Dr. T.  & the International Writers Association, Malcolm & the Westside Writers group, and especially my readers.

Sales pitch time:  The Darknet is available for pre-order at $1.49 at all the usual suspects (AmazonAppleBarnes & NobleKobo, & Smashwords).  I’ve also made Murder by Munchausenavailable for $.99 through Friday.

Hurry, the sale ends soon.

And although it is not strictly a “launch party,” I have been invited to be one of the featured…

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