Nick Geoghegan

Professional Yak Shaver

Geoghegan on: Memories

The main reason I like Brainstorm so much is because it is similar to Westworld, Blade Runner, RoboCop, and Total Recall. The philosophical question of “What are memories” runs throughout all of these works. Yes, even RoboCop and Total Recall asks this question. Unlike Blade Runner and Westworld, though, Brainstorm doesn’t ask the question of […]

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Geoghegan on: Brainstorm

Douglas Trumbull’s 1983 sci-fi classic, Brainstorm, is one of my favourite movies both in terms of plot and special effects. The movie itself seems to be a late 1970s imagining of the technological advancements possibly available in the mid 1980s – that science would finally allow us insight into other people’s minds. Into their hopes, […]

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Geoghegan on: Communication during the time of COVID-19

COVID-19, or the coronavirus, swept through the world at an alarming rate. This is due to its virulence and long incubation period before symptoms develop – allowing it to be passed on by a lot of people who don’t know their are sick. I can’t imagine anyone who doesn’t know of someone who has been […]

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Another charm of hotels

I really enjoy just existing in hotels. The long identical hallways. The soulless abstract art. The weird noises the air conditioner makes. Strange city lights in the window. Six floors off the ground. Strangers chatting in the hall. Nothing in the wardrobe. No past, but an infinite present.

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Geoghegan On: Stock Options

NOTHING IN THIS DOCUMENT SHOULD BE CONSTRUED AS FINANCIAL ADVICE, IT IS THE OPINION OF THE AUTHOR WHO IS NOT A FINANCIAL ADVISOR CAN’T STRESS THAT ENOUGH LADS, THIS IS ALL BASED ON MY EXPERIENCE AND CIRCUMSTANCES   So, you started in a new job and you get these weird things called Options or Stock […]

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Easter Sunday, April 1949

People celebrating Irish independence on O’Connell Bridge, Dublin, at midnight before Easter Sunday, April 1949

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