Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Extraordinary Adventure 66 “There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.” This, the opening line of Voyage of the Dawn Treader, has been called one of the best opening lines in the history of books and it almost deserves it. Most people don’t realize that not all books even have […]

Dances With Wolves

Extraordinary Adventure 67 Some of you may know our sixty-seventh adventure by its Latanka Sioux name: Shumani Tutonka ob Wachi. This sweeping Kevin Costner’s masterpiece actually spent five years being developed and about two months being marketed. Interestingly, this is the direct inverse of the way movies are made today. Whereby the marketing starts five […]

Gunga Din

Extraordinary Adventure 68 If you’re like me, then you did not realize, when first seeing the name “Gunga Din,” that it, in fact, should be pronounced Gunga DEEN. Of course, the only way I now know this is because I finally read the original Kipling poem wherein it is found to rhyme with the word […]