Tag Archives: Reno, Nevada

Douglass event at Sundance Books & Music, May 14, Reno, NV

A man of untold yet startling talents is suggested in the stories by Bill Douglass in a new fictional work, Death After Life – Tales of Nevada. Book Reading & Signing – Saturday, May 14, 2 to 3 pm,    … Continue reading

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Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert

Atomic Nevada: Deceptive is a scary word, especially with hesitation rising about government roles.  Since the start of the Atomic Era in the mid-1940s, the state of Nevada has lived with more than its share of misdirection, with senior figures … Continue reading

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The Black Rock (Desert), lecture and book signing by Peter Goin

November 21, 2013: 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City, NV.  Frances Humphrey Lecture Series: The Black Rock (Desert), lecture and book signing by Peter Goin, Foundation Professor of Art in Photography and Videography at … Continue reading

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December 7, 2012 Mackedon to present at the Carson Valley Sertoma Club in Gardnerville, Nevada

On Friday, December 7th at the Carson Valley Sertoma Club meeting Michon Mackedon will speak about her book Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert.  The weekly meetings are held on Friday morning at 7:00 a.m. at Sharkey’s Casino in the Rib Room. … Continue reading

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December 20, 2012 Mackedon at Red Hawk Events Center in Sparks, Nevada

On Thursday, December 20th at the Sparks Centennial Sunrise Rotary Club meeting Michon Mackedon will speak about her book Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert.  Meetings are weekly, Thursday morning, 7:00 a.m. at the Red Hawk Events Center in Wingfield … Continue reading

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July 5th – Mackedon to present at Mensa Annual Gathering

Mensa 2012 Annual Gathering in Reno, Nevada PROGRAM NAME: Nuclear Propaganda in the American West PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Drawing on research undertaken while writing Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert, Mackedon will explore ways in which Orwellian imagery has been implemented … Continue reading

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Sagebrush Conversations

Where the Sage Meets the Sky: Great Basin Landscapes Wednesday, March 7, 3 – 5 p.m. Nevada Today, Events @ Nevada. In conjunction with the current Special Collections exhibit Where the Sage Meets the Sky: Great Basin Landscapes, join us for a series … Continue reading

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Michon Mackedon Signs Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert

Author Event at Barnes & Noble in Reno, Nevada Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert is a crucial linchpin in Atomic Revival studies. Michon Mackedon recounts Nevada’s relationship with the nuclear industry. Please join us today and meet the author. … Continue reading

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Author examines how Nevada became Ground Zero of nuclear testing

Review written by: Susan Skorupa – Reno Gazette-Journal Events in the 1950s and the 1980s concerning the nation’s nuclear future produced redundant journeys. Both searches led seekers to Nevada (Nye County, specifically) first to what became the Nevada Test Site north … Continue reading

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Michon Mackedon talks about Bombast

Thinking Aloud with Author Michon Mackedon Michon Mackedon, retired professor of English and Humanities at Western Nevada Community College, talks about her recent book, Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert, about the history of nuclear testing in Nevada. —Original airdate: 2/7/2011 on BYU Thinking … Continue reading

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