The movie section of “Morgan on Media” dominates the other sections, and that doesn’t bother me one iota. I spend more time being entertained by movies than by other media nowadays anyway. Well, with the exception of music; I almost always have music playing, but obtaining new albums to review is something of a rarity (I suppose I could review old albums that are new to me, just as I do with old movies, but somehow that doesn’t sound quite as appealing.) Still, I do want the other sections to be represented, if not regularly, at least occasionally.
Robert Jordan’s fantasy series The Wheel of Time was one of the earliest fantasy series I started reading, back in middle school. It’s still going. Robert Jordan himself is not, having passed away in 2007 from a rare blood disease. He had stated a year earlier that he had every intention of completing the series before his death, but as he was quite a ways from wrapping it up at the time and wasn’t exactly young as it was, that would have been just a bit questionable even without the illness. (George R.R. Martin fans, take note, and prepare for the possibility. Just saying.) Fortunately, he did complete the outline of the end of his story, and hand-picked a successor, Brandon Sanderson to take up where he left off. Continue reading