11/22/63 – A Book Review

It seems appropriate to revisit a few archived posts today… Next month, HULU premieres a miniseries adaptation of this Steven King novel produced by JJ Abrams and starring James Franco.

And There Came a Day...

11 22 63 by Stephen KingAbout 20 years ago, I became fascinated with the conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy. I read a number of books on the subject, waited in great anticipation for Oliver Stone’s JFK and tried to engage people on the topic. Frequently. I became convinced that each of these theories had some validity, that there was enough smoke to suggest a fire and that Kennedy was simply not killed by a demented lone assassin acting on a desire to achieve some kind of fame.

20 years later, I am not as sure.

During the commemorations of the 50th anniversary of the assassination (isn’t it strange that we actually commemorate such a terrible event?), it occurred to me that I might want to revisit some of those old musings. Rather than dig back into On the Trail of the Assassins by Jim Garrison (Garrison was played by Kevin Costner in 

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