David Knights' Weblog

September 11, 2019

War films

Filed under: General — dknights @ 12:07 am
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Here is a list of war films the writer considers “great”.  Frankly, with the exception of Apocalypse Now, I agree. (Apocalypse Now has some great scenes, but I’d argue it isn’t a great movie.)  I’d move Das Boot up from an honorable mention.

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September 22, 2015

Russian moves

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 4:16 pm
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I am probably in the minority in thinking this is good news.

December 17, 2014

An interesting WWII story

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 11:05 pm
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Story here.

November 13, 2012

Don’t worry

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 10:14 am
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I’m sure this was just some disgruntled “youth” like the riots disturbances in France in the past.

June 10, 2010

Monsters

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 1:05 pm
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We are fighting monsters.  Proof here.

November 12, 2009

War reporting as it should be

Filed under: General — dknights @ 6:29 am
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If you haven’t been reading Michael Yon’s work you have simply missed the best of modern war reporting.  Mr. Yon, a former Green Beret, is simply the best war reporter in the world today.  Why this man is not employed by one of the big media newspapers or networks is beyond me.  Want to sell papers, or get more viewers?  This man’s work would do it. New York Times, CNN, are you listening?  Mr. Yon’s latest is here.

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