Victor Koman, PhD
|Location||Southern California, United States|
|Introduction||Victor Koman, Ph.D., is the author of the underground classic millennial-noir novel The Jehovah Contract and the medical thriller Solomon’s Knife. Both books won the Prometheus Award. |
His third Prometheus Award-winning novel, Kings of the High Frontier, was the first book published exclusively on the Internet to win a major literary award. His latest novel is Captain Anger #1: The Microbotic Menace. His long-suppressed first novel, Death’s Dimensions, is also available.
Dr. Koman has also appeared as an extra in several films, including Star Trek — The Motion Picture, CyberZone, Billy Frankenstein, Rapid Assault, Fugitive Rage, KidWitch (in which his daughter, Vanessa, played the title role), Red Dragon, The Hot Chick, and A-List.
Dr. Koman received his BS in Information Systems from University of Redlands in 2001, his MBA in 2004 from Pepperdine University, and his doctorate in Information Assurance and Security in 2016 from Capella University. He lives in Southern California with his wife and three cats.
|Interests||Science-fiction, Rocket Punk, sumo wrestling, skiing, roadside attractions|
|Favorite Movies||Star Wars, War of the Worlds, My Favorite Year, Phantom of the Paradise, The Great Escape, Better Off Dead, Goldfinger, First Men in the Moon, The Little Mermaid, Z, Harold and Maude, The Wall, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Gross Gems, Tarzini of the Garbanzo, Mission: Imbroglio, Zardoz, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Back to the Future, Free Enterprise|
|Favorite Music||The Weirz, Pretenders, Kate Bush, Beatles, Black Flag, Wall of Voodoo, Bernadette Peters, Lene Lovich, Adam and the Ants, Bow Wow Wow, The Go-Gos, Belinda Carlisle, B-52s, Cyndi Lauper, P!nk, Rick Astley, (yes, Rick Astley, dammit!)|
|Favorite Books||Space Cadet, The Rolling Stones, The Big Eye, Atlas Shrugged, Doc Savage, It All Started With Columbus, The Great Soapbox Premium War, Alongside Night, Rare Earth|
You've rented a sky-writer to propose to your significant other, but it's completely overcast. What will you do?
Have the sky-writer substitute silver iodide flares for smoke cartridges to write the message so that the clouds will rain out to create blue-sky letters against the overcast.