Category Archives: War of The Worlds

Doing A Jig Because I Finished

  That’s right, you read the title right.  I have finished War of the Worlds.  While I found the book daunting, I did feel a great sense of accomplishment when I finished it.  The curate is dead, not that anyone is surprised by that fact.  The aliens are dead, again not that anyone is surprised. …

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Hiding My Face in Shame

  Well, I come to you, my dear readers, with my face covered in shame.  I have not read my pages.  I had no desire to read them at all and I will admit I found a thousand other things to do instead of reading those pages.  The book has been a struggle and I’m …

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Five Animals That Are Examples of Aliens On Our Planet

   

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Through the Wormhole Robotic Evolution

We adore this show.  The show is absolutely fascinating and Wells’ description of the aliens reminded me of a recent episode we watched.  See the episode here.  Now, this show also solidified in my brain the long held belief that all documentaries should be done by Morgan Freeman.

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I Don’t Think I Like HG Wells

  Reading the first three chapters of the second volume, nothing struck me quite as much as his description of the curate.  Now, the curate is an irritating thing that I am envisioning dying here very soon.  He has to die.  The reason is because Wells would have had him die.  Wells was a believer …

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CGI Has Ruined My Child

  So I decided that if I am reading War of the Worlds I should watch the movie.  Now, I should probably explain that I have an aversion to Tom Cruise.  The whole jumping on the couch thing and the whole “hey, I’m in a cult and proud” thing, I just can’t watch him.  So, …

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The Social Commentary of HG Wells

  Before I pick up any book, I always like to read what other people think of the author and story.  Throughout my early days of researching War of the Worlds, I found several people discussing his social commentary.  So far I had not seen anything remotely close to social commentary.  I mean there was …

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We’ve Gotten A Little Too Heavy Here

Because we’ve gotten a little too serious on this blog today.  I’m a woman of deep convictions, I always have been and especially when I become enraged at something.  I am also a deep believer in speaking my mind.  So I would like to apologize for my lack of humor today, just too much yuck …

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Confession Time

  I have a little confession, I’m secretly not enjoying War of the Worlds.  It’s a chore to get from page to page.  Here’s what I think the problem is, it’s a boy book.  Does that sound sexist?  I’m sorry but it is filled with all the blood, death, heat rays, and aliens any boy …

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God the Insurance Agent

The single best quote in the entire book so far:  “What good is religion if it collapses under calamity? Think of what earthquakes and floods, wars and volcanoes, have done before to men! Did you think that God had exempted [us]? He is not an insurance agent.”  I have often found, being in the Bible …

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