Dave's Corner of the Universe

Where strange fact and stranger fiction collide

The Heroine’s Journey: The Monomyth with a Female Perspective Part I.

In the 1940’s the academic Joseph Campbell created a theory called the Hero’s Journey or the Mono-Myth.  It basically breaks down almost all myths in to 14 easily identifiable points. … Continue reading

June 24, 2017 · 2 Comments

Was Jim Sullivan Abducted by Aliens? The Case of Vanishing Musician.

  Things I like, rock and roll and mysteries. So I am kind of shocked that I just recently found out about the disappearance of Jim ‘Sully” Sullivan back in … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 · 2 Comments

Read Brian Wood’s DMZ before it is too late

  There are a handful of comic books that capture elements of our present political zeitgeist. Most were written years or even decades ago.  They include Tansmopolitan, The Watchmen, Army@Love, … Continue reading

June 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

New Things I Learned Every Day, May 2017.

  Wow I am running late, it is already June 5th and I just getting out the new things I learned each day for May, but I guess it is … Continue reading

June 5, 2017 · 2 Comments

Sowing Dragon’s Teeth

  I came across a writing contest from a New York library, based on the above picture, which is a poster from the World War One era, encouraging people to … Continue reading

May 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Free Comic Book Day 2017.

  Yesterday was that great nerd holiday Free Comic Book Day. Ten yours ago when I lived in California my daughter and I would make a day of it. We … Continue reading

May 7, 2017 · 2 Comments

May the 4th , Star Wars Trivia, 2017 Edition.

Once again here on earth it is May the 4th AKA Star wars Day. Once again we here at DCotU, present unto ou some little know but fun Star wars … Continue reading

May 4, 2017 · 6 Comments