Jackie Ormes: Portrait of the Artist as a Hero

By Rick Hutchins Throughout history, societies have segregated their people into clans and classes by the most arbitrary criteria. Modern ideas of egalitarianism and pluralism have run a hard road to outdistance the inertia of ancient ideas and biological instincts. Such weary travelers as find themselves at a new milestone along that interminable road are … Continue reading Jackie Ormes: Portrait of the Artist as a Hero

Chris Hadfield: Rock Star and Hero From Outer Space

By Rick Hutchins There’s a first time for everything. The milestones that mark human history can be very illuminating and enlightening, giving us insight into the essential nature of humanity. The first telescope; the first rocket flight; the first satellite; the first man in space; the first expedition to the Moon. These are the events … Continue reading Chris Hadfield: Rock Star and Hero From Outer Space

Grace Kelly: A Friend Indeed

By Rick Hutchins Movie stars and royalty are often considered heroes by those who find inspiration in their talent, perseverance, generosity and leadership. In those terms, Grace Patricia Kelly, who won an Academy Award at age twenty-four and became Her Serene Highness Princess Grace of Monaco at age twenty-six is twice a hero. However, the … Continue reading Grace Kelly: A Friend Indeed

Reel Heroes & Villains

What makes a good movie hero? Which kinds of villains are the best — or the worst? In Reel Heroes & Villains, Scott Allison and Greg Smith present a new way of understanding movie heroes and villains. This book is already an Amazon Number One Best Seller. Inside this book you’ll find: A new innovative … Continue reading Reel Heroes & Villains