First Man on the Moon: Neil Armstrong 5 Aug 1930 – 25 Aug 2012

The following are excerpts from Craig Nelson’s awesome book Rocketmen describing the role the late Neil Armstrong played as commander of the spacecraft Eagle which landed him and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin on the Moon in 1969 while crew member Mike Collins remained in orbit in their Command Module mothership above. Eagle fell to an altitude […]

Men in Black 3 makes brilliantly entertaining nonsense

I recently saw the trailer of the third and latest instalment of the Men in Black franchise in which Agent J (played by Will Smith) goes back in time to 1969 to help save the world from an alien invasion. Actor Josh Brolin plays a younger Agent K who, as the trailer hints at, exhibits […]