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Perception – Sticks and Stones…

Last night I watched the 2nd episode from the 3rd season of another show that really excites and engages me – TNT’s Perception. I wrote about it a year ago as well (in a post that also went almost completely unnoticed) and its longevity has surprised me even more that of Continuum. And yet here I am, writing about it again. Hell, maybe you do have to be crazy to get it, but there’s apparently crazy enough to go around!

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The Monster of Mental Illness – Illustrated!

Having been diagnosed with several of these disorders myself, as well as having been born into a family with a long history of (mostly undiagnosed) mental illness, this is, unfortunate, a subject with which I am all too familiar. It is my hope that efforts such as this will help open the eyes of those who just can’t seem to understand…

When I Breakdown…

Breakdown is one of many great songs on the I Robot album by The Alan Parsons Project. For those who don’t know, Isaac Asimov has been a favorite author of mine since my days as a teenager ditching school to sit in the public library all day. His writings have had such a huge impact on my life that, nearly 40 years later, when I was deciding on a name for my online presence, I chose “IzaakMak” partly in acknowledgement of his influence. Which is also why I just couldn’t resist grabbing a copy of this album as soon as it came out!