Observations, Thoughts, Reviews, Rants, Random Bits

Victor David Sandiego — Blog

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What I’ve Learned on Medium About Internet Writing
Thoughts on internet writing after publishing on Medium for about 6 weeks
Divergent Meets Mad Max and Has a Baby Star Wars
Review of Mortal Engines
Our Reaction To Tragedy
An examination of the psychological reaction to the events of September 11, 2001
They Made a Good Run
Colorful, fun even, but at times song lyrics make absolutely no sense
Above The Law: Not Just For Nobody Anymore
Those who say that nobody is above the law are perpetuating a myth.
We all hear quite a bit from the so-called president Trump how he’s down on the haters. As if anyone not in agreement with his world view can be easily dismissed as baseless and unreasonable.
Our Magnificent Senses
Few people it seems think beyond the next paycheck / election / lover. Planning for the long term spiritual survival of humanity is a task best left to others.
Another Day
It's just another day
Feeble Easy Money Internet Tale
Movie review for Hacker, 2016, a badly executed computer nerd movie
What Happened To Monday
Movie review for What Happened to Monday
Martin Luther King
How a particular trajectory of society intersected at the correct moment with a man of courage, conviction and love.
Yes, Trump is a Sexual Predator. Now Give It a Rest.
While horrible, Donald Trump's sexual and misogynistic behavior is the least of our problems. His escapades are a sideshow, distracting us from his disastrous time in office.
Look How Far We Have Fallen
Once upon a time, the U.S. wanted leaders who called upon our better angels, who were smarter and more knowledgeable than ourselves.
A Change of Heart
It’s hard to admit I was wrong about Donnie Trump. I thought he was just a toddler, pushing more yellow drops into his diaper every time he demanded attention.
Our Children Are Watching
What are we supposed to tell our kids and our grandkids now?
The Other Idiocy of Censorship
Bit of a rant about another type of censorship
Dear United States of America
An open letter to the United States of America
Every Man Is An Island
Every Man Is An Island by Victor D. Sandiego
Scattering Your Work
Some thoughts on publishing in the new world
Faceboot Depression
Observations about Facebook and other social media
Workshops & Critics
Thoughts on poetry workshops and critiques
Drug Testing
Oh, how common drug testing has become
Manifesto Of Pain
Manifesto Of Pain by Noris Roberts
Noris Roberts, Ambassador of Peace
Noris Roberts, a Venezuelan poet and an Ambassador of Peace presents her poems in her international project
Embrace Your Poetic Perplexity
Exploring the relationship between poetry and understanding
This Is How We Support The Troops?
If you really want to support the troops, do something real. Give some money to a veterans organization. Volunteer your time to work with returning vets. Write letters to your representatives. Bring some chocolates to a hospital
Ditch Poetry
New pieces out at Ditch Poetry
Poetry Salzburg Review
Poetry Salzburg Review
Generations Literary Journal - A Journal of Ideas & Images
Generations Literary Journal
Two Poems Published by Cerise Press
Two poems have been published by Cerise Press
Subprimal Poetry Art
Announcement of Subprimal Poetry Art
39 Boys on Ground is now available
Ebook 39 Boys on Ground is now available
Preparing 39 Boys for Ebook publication
Preparing 39 Boys for Ebook publication
How to Destroy the Internet
How to destroy the internet
Let's call him Charles
A bit of early morning rumination. Includes coffee and a bagel.
Gene Krupa plays Drum Boogie
A clip of the Gene Krupa Orchestra from the movie Ball of Fire with Barbara Stanwyck and Gary Cooper.
Side Effects
Hmmm. Just wandering by and wondering why anybody actually wants to put these kinds of pharmaceuticals inside their body
By God, We Really Showed em!
We showed who's boss of freedom fries, yes.
Greatest Movie Ever!
A review of the greatest move ever (but not for the usual reasons)
Yikes If Not A Guru
Another technical adventure from the annals of guru
Watch Out For Those Essays
Good thing this didn't happen in our town
Songs In My Head
Nothing like a little music in the morning to get your day started
Insert Poet, Ruin Poetry
An opinion piece about the perils of inserting the writing persona into the poetry
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