Martin Stellinga Posts

November 5, 2021 / Writing
Writer's Block

Writer’s block, by any other name, would smell as… Alright, bad metaphor. Really, names have power. In my opinion, the name ‘writer’s block’ has led to the wrong idea that it’s something that only affects writers.

October 29, 2021 / Reviews

Loki has been a fan favorite since the first Thor movie. And honestly, he was better in it than Natalie Portman or Chris Hemsworth. Still, it took ten years before Loki got his own show. And it’s… well, different.

October 22, 2021 / Reviews
Deadpool

Deadpool is the superhero movie that isn’t supposed to be. It’s obnoxious, breaks the fourth wall at every turn, and is super-violent. Executives all want the next Avengers, don’t they? But, in 2016 Deadpool saw the light of day. And I finally got around to watching it.

October 15, 2021 / Science
Purple flower

Photosynthesis is why plants are green. But did you know there is a theory that plant-life on early Earth was once purple? Let’s have a look at why.

October 8, 2021 / Reviews

The original Dune novel was released in 1965. David Lynch made a movie from it in the eighties, and John Harrison a three-part mini series in 2000. Now Denis Villeneuve created a new movie adaption. And I caught it in the theater.