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Victor Lana has published numerous stories, articles, and poems in literary magazines and online. His books 'A Death in Prague' (2002), 'Move' (2003), 'The Savage Quiet September Sun: A Collection of 9/11 Stories' (2005), and 'Like a Passing Shadow' (2009) are available in print online and as e-books. His latest books 'Garden of Ghosts' and 'Flashes in the Pan' are available exclusively on Amazon. He has won the National Arts Club Award for Poetry, but has concentrated on writing mostly fiction and non-fiction prose in recent years. He has worked as a faculty advisor to school literary magazines and enjoys the creative process as a writer, editor, and collaborator. He has been with 'Blogcritics Magazine' since July 2005 and has written well over 500 articles; previously co-head sports editor, he now is a Culture and Society editor. Having traveled extensively, Victor has visited six continents and intends to get to Antarctica someday where he figures a few ideas for new stories await him.

TV Review: ‘Supergirl’ is Simply and Sublimely Superb


If future episodes can keep up this pace and round out the supporting characters, CBS has a real hit on its schedule. Read More »

Halloween Films – Go To List For Chills and Thrills


It wouldn’t feel like Halloween this year if I didn’t get a chance to view as many of these flicks as possible before the goblins, ghouls, and ghosts start their sinister shenanigans. Read More »

Flash Fiction: Boy


When he was born the midwife dropped Boy on his head. He was baptized privately; no one was ever told his name. Read More »

Mets Are Going to World Series – New York is Becoming a Mets Town Again!


The street vendor who used to always wear a Yankees cap now wore a Mets one and said, "No more Yankees – Mets, Mets, Mets!!!” Read More »

Hollywood Hypocrisy Concerning Gun Violence


Every celebrity who wants to stop gun violence can do his or her part by taking one simple step – refuse to appear in any film, TV show, or video that has a gun in it. Read More »

TV Review: ‘The Walking Dead’ – “First Time Again”


A sense of almost total hopelessness hangs over this episode. If the characters have nothing to strive for, no hope for things to get better, where do we go from here? Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ – Not Too Spooky Fun For the Kids and You


Dracula and his crew take his human grandson on a jaunt to all their old stomping grounds, hoping to shock the vampire out of Dennis before his 5th birthday. Read More »

NY Mets and LA Dodgers – A Family Feud and Playoff War for the Ages


So as I watch the game tonight I will be thinking of the spirits of all my deceased relatives who once cheered at Ebbets Field and later at good old Shea and then some of them lived to see Citi Field. Read More »

Thousands of People Form Human Peace Sign Celebrating John Lennon’s 75th Birthday

It is easy to become jaded in these difficult times in which we live, but this human peace sign should provide comfort and joy for people all over the world. Read More »

Oregon School Shooting – The President and the Media Get It Wrong Again

The problem with publicizing what a killer has done comes down to a responsibility and sacred trust that both the media and the president have forgotten. Read More »