"Time Enough at Last" is the eighth episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone. The episode was adapted from a short story written by Lynn Venable; the short story appeared in the January 1953 edition of the science fiction magazine If: Worlds of Science Fiction about seven years before the television episode first aired. "Time Enough at Last" became one of the most famous episodes of the original Twilight Zone and has been parodied since. It is "the story of a man who seeks salvation in the rubble of a ruined world" and tells of Henry Bemis, played by Burgess Meredith, who loves books, yet is surrounded by those who would prevent him from reading them; the episode follows Bemis through the post-apocalyptic world, touching on such social issues as anti-intellectualism, the dangers of reliance upon technology, the difference between aloneness and loneliness. Witness Mr. Henry Bemis, a charter member in the fraternity of dreamers. A bookish little man whose passion is the printed page, but, conspired against by a bank president and a wife and a world full of tongue-cluckers and the unrelenting hands of a clock.
But in just a moment, Mr. Bemis will enter a world without bank presidents or wives or clocks or anything else. He'll have a world all to himself... without anyone. Henpecked, far sighted bank teller and avid bookworm Henry Bemis reads David Copperfield while serving a customer from his window in a bank, he is so engrossed in the novel he regales the annoyed woman with information about the characters, shortchanges her. Bemis's angry boss, his nagging wife, both complain to him that he wastes far too much time reading "doggerel"; as a cruel joke, his wife asks him to read poetry to her from one of his books. Seconds she destroys the book by ripping the pages from it, much to Henry's dismay; the next day, as usual, Henry takes his lunch break in the bank's vault, where his reading cannot be disturbed. Moments after he sees a newspaper headline, which reads "H-Bomb Capable of Total Destruction", an enormous explosion outside the bank violently shakes the vault, knocking Bemis unconscious. After regaining consciousness and recovering the thick glasses required for him to see, Bemis emerges from the vault to find the bank demolished and everyone in it dead.
Leaving the bank, he sees that the entire city has been destroyed, realizes that, while a nuclear war has devastated Earth, his being in the vault has saved him. Seconds, hours, they crawl by on hands and knees for Mr. Henry Bemis, who looks for a spark in the ashes of a dead world. A telephone connected to nothingness. A neighborhood bar, a movie, a baseball diamond, a hardware store, the mailbox of what was once his house and is now a rubble, they lie at his feet as battered monuments to what was, but is no more. Mr. Henry Bemis on an eight-hour tour of a graveyard. Finding himself alone in a shattered world with canned food to last him a lifetime and no means of leaving to look for other survivors, Bemis succumbs to despair; as he prepares to commit suicide using a revolver he has found, Bemis sees the ruins of the public library in the distance. Investigating, he finds that the books are still intact and legible, his despair gone, Bemis contentedly sorts the books he looks forward to reading for years to come, with no obligations to get in the way.
Just as he bends down to pick up the first book, he stumbles, his glasses fall off and shatter. In shock, he picks up the broken remains of the glasses without which he is blind, says, "That's not fair. That's not fair at all. There was time now. There was—was all the time I needed…! It's not fair! It's not fair!" and bursts into tears, surrounded by books he now can never read. The best laid plans of mice and men... and Henry Bemis... the small man in the glasses who wanted nothing but time. Henry Bemis, now just a part of a smashed landscape, just a piece of the rubble, just a fragment of what man has deeded to himself. Mr. Henry Bemis... in the Twilight Zone. "Time Enough at Last" was one of the first episodes written for The Twilight Zone. It introduced Burgess Meredith to the series, he narrated for the 1983 film Twilight Zone: The Movie, which made reference to "Time Enough at Last" during its opening sequence, with the characters discussing the episode in detail. Footage of the exterior steps of the library was filmed several months after production had been completed.
These steps can be seen on the exterior of an Eloi public building in MGM's 1960 version of The Time Machine. John Brahm was nominated for a Directors Guild award for his work on the episode; the book that Bemis was reading in the vault and that flips open when the bomb explodes is A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus by Washington Irving. Although the overriding message may seem to "be careful what you wish for, you just might get it", there are other themes throughout the episode as well. Among these is the question of solitude versus loneliness, as embodied by Bemis' moment of near-suicide. Additionally, the portrayal of societal attitudes towards books speaks to the contemporary decline of traditional literature and how, given enough time, reading may become a relic of the past. At the same time, the ending "pu
Lawrence Akugizibwe is a Ugandan horticulturist, author and politician. He is the elected Member of Parliament for Mwenge County North and a representative for NRM, the ruling political party in Uganda, he is a member of the Committee on HIV/AIDS & Related Diseases and the Committee on Agriculture in the 10th Parliament of Uganda. A former NAADS coordinator, Akugizibwe is the secretary of the Rwenzori Parliamentary Group, the secretary for youth affairs in the NRM Youth League, the NRM chairperson of Mwenge County North, the board chairperson of St Klaus Comprehensive Trade School, the secretary of the Catholic Workers Movement for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fort Portal, a mobilizer for the Tooro Peoples Conference and a member of the NRM Parliamentary Caucus. Akugizibwe was born in Kitaihuka Parish, Nyankwanzi Sub-county, Kyenjojo District into a Catholic family of the Batooro, his father, Vincent Nyakoojo was a parish chief and his mother, Apollonia Tugume, a farmer. He is a brother to Fr.
Bernard Bitekerezo, the holder of a doctorate in Catholic theology. He had his primary education in his home district of Kyenjojo at Igongwe Primary School and Muhorro Muslim Primary School where he attained his PLE certification in 2001, he attended St. Leo’s College, Kyegobe for both his O-Level and A-Level education, attaining a UCE certification in 2004 and a UACE certification in 2006, he graduated from Mountains of the Moon University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture & Entrepreneurship and in 2015 earned a Master of Science in Natural Resource Management]]. Before joining university in 2009, Akugizibwe worked as an English teacher for two-and-half years at St. Maria Salome School, Dar es Salaam. While at university, he worked as a researcher for PROTOS Uganda and Mountains of the Moon University. On finishing his bachelors, he was employed as a greenhouse manager at Royal Van Zanten Uganda in 2012 as an agricultural expert in 2013 for HEWASA: the water and hygiene department of Caritas Fort Portal.
In 2014, Akugizibwe secured employment as a NAADS coordinator for Bufunjo Subcounty in Kyenjojo District. In 2015, Akugizibwe resigned from NAADS to join elective politics on the NRM ticket where he defeated eight candidates in the party’s primaries among whom was the incumbent David Muhumuza, he went on to win the general elections in 2016 and became a member of the 10th Parliament for the Pearl of Africa representing Mwenge County North in Kyenjojo District. In the 10th Parliament, Akugizibwe serves on the Committee on HIV/AIDS & Related Diseases and the Committee on Agriculture, he is a member of: the Parliamentary Forum for Climate Change Uganda. He is the secretary of the Rwenzori Parliamentary Group. Akugizibwe is a singer, a conservationist and a promoter of agrotourism; the Role of Biorationals in the Control of a Bean Bruchid Jealousy is Sand in My Eyes Kyenjojo District Website of the Parliament of Uganda
Sherman Glenn Finesilver was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. Born in Denver, Finesilver received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado Boulder in 1949 and a Juris Doctor from the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver in 1952, he was in private practice in Denver from 1952 to 1955, was an assistant city attorney during that time. He was a judge of the County Court for the City and County of Denver from 1955 to 1962, of the Colorado Second Judicial District from 1962 to 1971. On September 8, 1971, Finesilver was nominated by President Richard Nixon to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Colorado vacated by Judge William Edward Doyle. Finesilver was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 21, 1971, received his commission on September 22, 1971, he served as Chief Judge from 1982 to 1994, assuming senior status on May 31, 1994, retiring from the bench on December 31, 1994.
Following his retirement, Finesilver resumed private practice in Denver until his death on October 12, 2006, in Denver. Sherman Glenn Finesilver at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center
Pirate Diary: The Journal of Jake Carpenter is an account of the pirate life cast as the journal of a young cabin boy, written by Richard Platt and illustrated by Chris Riddell. It was published by Walker in 2001, two years after Castle Diary by Platt and Riddell. Platt continued the "Diary" series with illustrator David Parkins. Pirate Diary won the annual Kate Greenaway Medal from the professional librarians, recognising the year's best-illustrated children's book published in the U. K. and the Blue Peter Book Award, Best Book with Facts. It was silver runner up for the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize in ages category 6–8 years; the Greenaway press release celebrated Pirate Diary as an "exciting information book for children from 8 to 14" and the first "information book" to win the illustration Medal since 1975, called it "a fictionalised account". "hen he spoke with author Richard Platt the harsh necessities of historical accuracy came into play.'Everything I got excited about got shot down. No parrots, eye-patches or wooden legs.
Thank god there were weapons and amputations!'". The Diary series comprises four 64-page picture books that publisher Walker Books labels "Non-Fiction". Author Platt calls them fictional first-person journals and calls Castle Diary "my first attempt at fiction". Castle Diary: The Journal of Tobias Burgess, Page. PZ7. P71295 Cas 1999 http://lccn.loc.gov/98042779 Castle Diary in libraries Pirate Diary: The Journal of Jake Carpenter subtitle Journal of a Cabin Boy in the 2011 paperback set an apprentice sailor, impressed by pirates as a cabin boyPlatt won the Blue Peter Award, Best Book with Facts, Riddell won the Greenaway Medal for illustration. PZ7. P71295 Pi 2001 http://lccn.loc.gov/00065198 Pirate Diary in libraries Egyptian Diary: The Journal of Nakht subtitle Journal of a Young Scribe in the 2011 paperback set the third first-person journal, a whodunit featuring corruption and robbery PZ7. P71295 Eg 2005 http://lccn.loc.gov/2005046911 Egyptian Diary in libraries Roman Diary: The Journal of Iliona of Mytilini, captured and sold as a slave in Rome, AD 107 subtitle Journal of a Young Slave in the 2011 paperback set a Greek girl taken by pirates for sold in Rome.
P71295 Rom 2009 http://lccn.loc.gov/2008935660 Roman Diary in libraries Walker re-issued all four books March 2011 in a matching set with anonymous subtitles, classified as "Non-Fiction", recommended for readers age 7 and up. Pirate Diary in libraries —immediately, first US edition
Substrata is the third studio album by Norwegian electronic musician Geir Jenssen under the stage name Biosphere, released in 1997 by All Saints Records. It is Biosphere's first ambient album, has a theme of cold, of mountains and glaciers, of running water. Sounds of howling wind and creaking wood, although infrequently employed, create a chilling soundscape interrupted by sonorous but suspenseful music. In 2001, the album was re-released in a digitally remastered format with a second disc featuring a soundtrack for Dziga Vertov's 1929 film Man with a Movie Camera, as Substrata 2. Substrata is considered to be a classic ambient music album ranking in the top 5 in surveys on the Hyperreal ambient mailing list. In 2016, Pitchfork ranked it at number 38 on its list of the 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time. All tracks are written by Geir Jenssen. Track 4: "The Things I Tell You" – speech from Twin Peaks spoken by The Giant on his second visitation to Agent Cooper: Sorry to wake you. I forgot to tell you something.
The things I tell. Track 6: "Hyperborea" – speech from Twin Peaks from the scene where Major Briggs explains his vision to his son, Bobby: This was a vision and clear as a mountain stream, the mind revealing itself to itself. In my vision, I was on the veranda of a palazzo of some fantastic proportion. There seemed to emanate from it a light from this gleaming, radiant marble. I'd known this place. I had in fact been raised there; this was my first return. A reunion with the deepest well-springs of my being. Wandering about, I noticed that the house had been immaculately maintained. There'd been added a number of additional rooms, but in a way that blended so seamlessly with the original construction, one would never detect any difference. Returning to the house's grand foyer, there came a knock at the door. My son was standing there, he was happy and carefree living a life of deep harmony and joy. We embraced, a warm and loving embrace, nothing withheld. We were, in this moment, one. My vision ended, I awoke with a tremendous feeling of optimism and confidence in you and your future.
That was my vision of you. I'm so glad to have had this opportunity to share it with you. I wish you nothing but the best in all things. Track 7: "Kobresia" – "Это либо металл, либо... Если металл, то крашенный... холодная поверхность..." Speech in Russian sampled from a documentary recording about Russian telepath Karl Nikolaev, sitting in a room trying to guess which item is lying on a table situated in a room two floors above him. This sample is taken from a Moscow radio broadcast translation. A near translation into English is: This is either a metal or... If it is a metal it's painted... Cold surface... This is either a metal, painted, or could be a plastic... Colorful, there are... Bright... Seems like... Is this a toy? Probably; the surface is smooth, but... There are some bumps on it... The finger sticks in it... It is... Some marks, or are these letters?... Or just bumps... Looks like a toy... Colorful metal, or a plastic... Painted metal... That's all... Stop; the track "Antennaria" was used in the 2009 video game Osmos.
Man with a Movie Camera Substrata at Discogs
Meredith Goodwin "Moe" Morhardt is an American former Major League Baseball first baseman. He played parts of the 1961 and 1962 seasons with the Chicago Cubs, appearing in 25 major league games. Morhardt attended the University of Connecticut, where he was a two-sport All-American in soccer and baseball playing basketball during his freshman year. After three seasons of baseball at Connecticut, Morhardt was signed by the Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent in summer 1959, he spent the remainder of 1959 at three minor league levels, spending most of the season with the Class D Paris Lakers. He spent all of 1960 with the Class A Lancaster Red Roses, he was assigned to the minor leagues again in 1961 and played much of the season with the Class B Wenatchee Chiefs. In September, he was called up to the Cubs and made his major league debut on September 7, 1961, he appeared in seven games for the Cubs that month, starting each at first base and hitting.278. Morhardt began the 1962 season with Chicago.
After hitting.125 with the Cubs, Morhardt was sent down to the minor leagues and split the rest of the season between Class B Wenatchee and Class AA San Antonio. He spent 1963 and 1964 in the minor leagues before retiring from professional baseball following the 1964 season. After his playing career, Morhardt was the head baseball coach at The Gilbert School in Winsted, Connecticut from 1967–1987 serving, at times, as the school's boys' soccer coach, boys' basketball coach, athletic director; as head baseball coach, Morhardt had a record of 299-134, winning eight league titles and four Class M state championships. Starting prior to the 1988 season, Morhardt coached for seven seasons for the Hartford Hawks college baseball team, serving as an assistant from 1988–1992 and head coach from 1993–1994. From 1997–1999, he was the head coach of the Western Connecticut Colonials baseball team. Morhardt spent time as the head coach of the Danbury Westerners of the New England Collegiate Baseball League, coaching the team from 1998–2004.