Victor Lana has published numerous stories and articles in literary magazines and online, including his favorite haunt here at Blogcritics. His books A Death in Prague (2002),Move (2003), and The Savage Quiet September Sun: A Collection of 9/11 Stories are available at online bookstores. His new novel, Like a Passing Shadow is now available.
Victor Lana is a native of New York City, where he has studied acting, writing, and literature. He received a doctorate in English from St. John's University, New York, and has taught at every level in education. Please check out his blog.
Hillary has to make a difficult choice about Bill (hmm, that sounds familiar).
Jack Bauer is never better than when he must work against all odds, and now it seems they are all against him.
My daughter's excitement and happiness made me realize this is what vacationing is about. Crowds, no matter how large, were not going to ruin it.
Audrey is not as dead as Jack was lead to believe. We can imagine that the next seven episodes will be about Jack trying to save her life.
... Jack Bauer has the inherent goodness that makes the viewer identify with him and support his actions, even when they are sometimes questionable.
Is the road to infamy paved with bad intentions? Apparently here in New York, some of the roads are paved with something else.
By now it has become pretty evident that Jack Bauer is (physically and mentally) simply a mess.
Imagine in one day an assassination attempt on a sitting president and an ex-president! Just what the country needs after a nuclear explosion, right?
Jack Bauer has been tortured almost as often as he has tortured others, which does not justify his actions but rather qualifies them.
Like a captain of a ship, Jack is married to his job and is willing to go down with it if need be.