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MIKE PACE Thriller Writer

Archive for November 2013

The Day After

Future social historians will look back at the 20th and early 21st Centuries and identify three socially transforming events in America: Pearl Harbor, the Kennedy Assassination, and 9/11. The day after Pearl Harbor, Americans realized they were no longer protected by two oceans and the Nation’s collective sense of security was transformed. The day after…

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Would You Believe Mayor Rob Ford as a Fictional Character?

Deep-sea creatures like the Anglerfish; string theory, which revealed through mathematics the possibility of multiple dimensions; the unlikely reality television careers of Gary Busey and Bruce Jenner – all these things might qualify for that wonderful Mark Twain quote:   “Truth is stranger than fiction because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth isn’t.”…

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Cronenberg Smacks Down Kubrick in Article

Stanley Kubrick continues to be a lightning rod of film-industry controversy nearly a decade and a half after his death. This time around it’s coming from one of the most cutting-edge filmmakers in the sci-fi/thriller/horror/weirdness game, David Cronenberg.   Here’s what the Canadian director recently told The Toronto Star when asked about how his film…

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