Monday Meme #28 — Takeshi Kaga

Takeshi Kaga (Wikipedia) (official website in Japanese) is a Japanese actor, best known in the US as the most decidedly strange “Chairman Kaga,” host of the original Iron Chef TV series.

Monday Meme #27 — Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis (1922-1945) was a British writer who worked in a remarkable variety of styles and genres, including speculative fiction and even a James Bond novel (Colonel Sun, published under the pseudonym Robert Markham).

Monday Meme #19 — Leslie Charteris

Leslie Charteris (1907-1993) created one of the most enduring characters of adventure fiction: Simon Templar, aka The Saint.  This quote is from one of the early Saint stories.  

Monday Meme #17 — Fascism In America

In case anyone thought that the candidacy of Donald Trump was entirely without precedent, I offer up Huey Long.  If you try a Google image search for him, you will very quickly find I’m not the first to think so.