Today on Blogcritics
Home » Author Archives: Victor Lana (page 3)

Author Archives: Victor Lana

Victor Lana has published numerous stories, articles, and poems in literary magazines and online. His books In a Dark Time (1994), 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 online and as e-books. He has won the National Arts Club Award for Poetry, but has concentrated mostly on fiction and non-fiction prose in recent years. He has worked as faculty advisor to school literary magazines and enjoys the creative process as a writer, editor, and collaborator. He has been with Blogcritics since July 2005, has edited many articles, was co-head sports editor with Charley Doherty, and now is a Culture and Society editor. He views Blogcritics as one of most exciting, fresh, and meaningful opportunities in his writing life.

‘The Walking Dead’ – What We Need From Second Half of Season 5

d2

I am truly excited about this last half of the season, but I am expecting that we have not prepared ourselves to lose those whom we are going to lose. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Boyhood’ – Not Just About a Boy

boy1

In capturing the essence of one “boyhood” Linklater has done something more indelible – he has caught up the essence of life for all of us who have gone through growing up and have experienced loss, love, and awareness. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘American Sniper’ Continues the Debate Regarding Art and Truth

sniper1

Bradley Cooper is an actor playing a character in a fictional version of a true story. That is a qualifier in this and most films that are “based on a true story.” Read More »

Deflate-Gate Debate Threatens to Overshadow Super Bowl

deflate 4

This mess has gone viral and probably won’t go away before the coin toss to start the Super Bowl on February 1. Read More »

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – Celebrate His Legacy By Following His Example

king 2

It’s not enough to celebrate what he stood for and then get up tomorrow and go about business as usual. Read More »

Jets Win Super Bowl III – The Start of the Most Amazing Year in NYC Sports History

jets 2

Three championships came to New York City because our 1969 teams didn’t just shoot for the moon but reached for the stars. Read More »

Baseball Hall of Fame – It’s Time To Change How Players Get Elected

hall 1

It is imperative that all those stepping onto fields everywhere across the land on Opening Day will have a fair shot at the hall based on their numbers. As it stands, that is obviously not the case. Read More »

Mario Cuomo Dies – A ‘Lion’ Whose Roar Was Heard from Sea to Shining Sea

mario 1

Mario Cuomo should be remembered as always being on the side of the little guy, and that makes him a towering figure whose legacy shall not be forgotten. Read More »

Making a New Year’s Resolution – Should the Stars Be Our Guide?

new 3

Should I forget everything and follow the lead found in my end of the year horoscope? Read More »

Limbaugh Says Actor Can’t Play James Bond Because He’s Black

bond 4

If you are thinking this is 2014 and why are we having this conversation, join the club. Read More »