Hold the Apocalypse – Pass Us a Merry Christmas Please

Ho Ho Ho! Reader’s Favorite Book Reviews had this to say about my new book: “If you are looking for a gift for anybody, look no further, you just found the perfect book.” Check it out for them on Amazon (https://tinyurl.com/2p8bw5mf) and they’ll be laughing all the way to the apocalypse. (This has been aContinue reading “Hold the Apocalypse – Pass Us a Merry Christmas Please”

Book Review for Hold the Apocalypse – Pass Me a Scientist Please

How cool is this. Here’s a review of my new book from Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews: Hold the Apocalypse by Bob Lorentson looks at us as “Modern Humans” and shows us what our world has become. But don’t take it too seriously. Even though the subject may be serious, Bob the environmental scientist helps usContinue reading “Book Review for Hold the Apocalypse – Pass Me a Scientist Please”

Hold the Apocalypse – Pass Me a Scientist Please

Well, the deed is done. I just hit the Amazon “Publish” button and released my first book into the world, to join with the other 2,700 books that are self-published every day. (That’s not a misprint.) Like those others, I know that its chances of survival are not on its side. Ordinarily I’d blame globalContinue reading “Hold the Apocalypse – Pass Me a Scientist Please”

A Tipping Point

Anyone checking out my website might well wonder about the seeming contradiction in the site’s title, An Optimist in Dreamland, with its subtitle, Humor for a Doomed Planet.  While I offer a brief explanation on my site’s Welcome page, the full story is that, as an environmental scientist and a professional level daydreamer, I amContinue reading “A Tipping Point”

Book Cover for Hold The Apocalypse

Very excited that the cover jacket for my new book is finished! Interior formatting is under way, and I expect that by the end of August, if not sooner, I’ll be ready to roll. If you haven’t already, check out some sample essays here.

Some Brilliant Thoughts

I discovered these books of “Brilliant Thoughts” by Ashleigh Brilliant (real name) and was wondering if anyone else is familiar with this strange and funny guy. The books (published in 1979 and 1980) are filled with his thoughts and the accompanying illustrations. Some sample thoughts, besides the cover thoughts: “What makes the universe so hardContinue reading “Some Brilliant Thoughts”

Book Update

My new book is coming soon! Its titled Hold the Apocalypse – Pass me a Scientist, Please.  I just finished the book description, (you can find it here) which will give you an idea of what its about and the cover artwork is underway. You can read a couple excerpts here on my page.  StayContinue reading “Book Update”