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Melvyn Windham
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Writer, Actuary, Banker, Composer, Puzzler, Publisher, Science Geek, Mathematician
Writer, Actuary, Banker, Composer, Puzzler, Publisher, Science Geek, Mathematician

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Three More Shows That Died Recently (and One That Came Back to Life)
As I continue to play catch-up, here are four shows that I started recently and that were canceled or came to an end. The IT Crowd This show has actually been dead for a while, but I just came across it on Netflix. This is an over-the-top British comedy tha...

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Zeno's Quarter Note
I present for your enjoyment: Zeno's Quarter Note! It's impossible to get to the end of this note, but it'll will nonetheless be over in two beats. "What the heck is this?" you may ask. Here's a quick explanation. The Greek philosopher Zeno presented a set ...

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Wonder Woman Saves the Day!
Before I begin my review of Wonder Woman , I should disclose that I'm a big Zack Snyder fan. It's hard for me to watch one of his films and not be entertained. I loved Man of Steel , and I enjoyed Batman v. Superman  and Suicide Squad  even though both of t...

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The Many Inspirations of John Williams
How many times have you heard that John Williams steals music from other classical composers? I'm not sure exactly why everyone seems to pick on poor Johnny, as every movie composer borrows from someone else. Heck, even classical composers borrow from other...

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TV Shows That Died Off in 2016
As part of my TV show catch-up-athon, here are four shows I mentioned earlier that have all died in 2016. Join me now as we relive some fond memories. Beware, thar be spoilers! Heroes Reborn : I believe this was always designed to be a one-season event, tho...

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Updated TV Reviews Page
Okay ... I'm on way back to work on my writing. Yes, I'm still busy with my music publishing business, but I'm trying to switch gears. I'm back to submitting stories to magazines, and now I will attempt to do some catch up in my blog. As you loyal readers k...

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Guardians of the Galaxy 2: Big Trouble in Space
There are some movies I just have to catch for the "midnight" showing, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2  was one of them. I went, I saw, and it delivered exactly what was expected. From eye-popping special effects and cinematography to hilarious music, ac...

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Global Warming: Bill Nye vs. Neil deGrasse Tyson
Let's talk about global warming. A couple of nights ago I watched the first episode of  Bill Nye Saves the World  on Netflix, and I got annoyed. This is what I see. I do not doubt the existence of global warming. I also do not question the idea that we huma...

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Global Warming: Bill Nye vs. Neil deGrasse Tyson
Let's talk about global warming. A couple of nights ago I watched the first episode of Bill Nye Saves the World  on Netflix, and I got annoyed. This is what I see. I do not doubt the existence of global warming. I also do not question the idea that we human...

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Checkpoint #2 - 2017
Okay, here goes another checkpoint report. I'll come out and say that I haven't done much the past two months, and again with the same excuses. I'm spending most of my time getting music ready to sell, researching how to reach my audience, and all around ca...
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