“Catch-22”: Straighten Up and Fly Right

Milo: If I could take one of the planes this afternoon, I'd like to get this material over to Alexandria. There's huge cotton crop this year. Colonel Cathcart: Cotton? Milo: Yes, sir. Cotton is a particularly liquid commodity. Colonel Cathcart: How much? Milo: We'll trade for it, sir. Colonel Cathcart: With what? Milo: Silk! 4,000… Continue reading “Catch-22”: Straighten Up and Fly Right

“Chernobyl”: Going Nuclear

"What is the cost of lies?" --Jared Harris as Valery Legasov "Nobody speak, nobody get choked." --DJ Shadow feat. Run the Jewels I'm writing this around 12:30 at night. It's late, but not ridiculously late. Still an hour before the time of night when the Chernobyl disaster occurred, the startlingly simplistic 1:23:45, as if President… Continue reading “Chernobyl”: Going Nuclear

About WTKWW

Hi. My name is Sarah (Spanish pronunciation, yes even thought has an H). I’m an award-winning YA author and one of the two voices you’ll hear on the podcast "What the Kids Were Watching." If you grew up in the late 70s and 80s and watched the same movies again and again on HBO, if… Continue reading About WTKWW