Chekhov’s Gun

Chekhov’s gun is a dramatic principle that requires every element in a narrative to be irreplaceable, with anything else removed: Remove everything that has no relevance to the story. If you say in the first chapter that there is a rifle hanging on the wall, in the second or third chapter it absolutely must go […]Read Post ›

YET ANOTHER SCHOOL SHOOTING – Umpqua Community College – Oregon

On October 1, 2015, a gun man fatally shot at least 13 people and injured around 20 others on the campus of Umpqua Community College, near Roseburg, Oregon. For more: .. October 01, 2015 Statement by the President on the Shootings at Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, Oregon James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 6:22 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  There’s […]Read Post ›