John Bandler—Non-Technical Bio

A non-technical biography of John Bandler, artist, author, writer, speaker.  See also facebook.

Barbed Wire in Aphrodite’s Garden—A Screenplay

Cyprus, 1955-1957. Driven to protect his family and the English schoolgirl he loves, a young Greek Cypriot guerrilla-assassin decides to compromise the liberation and post-colonial future of Cyprus.

Barbed Wire in Aphrodite’s Garden—A Novel

Cyprus, 1955-1957.  Love and courage collide with bigotry, decadence, and revolution in ethnically divided Cyprus as British control crumbles.  A schoolboy battles his mantle of cowardice, a tycoon’s son rebels against his heritage, and a young womanizer seeks redemption as a guerrilla-assassin.

Bangalore Affair—A Play

Out to punish a notorious professor for causing his mother’s death, a college student recklessly tangles with the professor’s wife and daughter. Horrified by the secrets he uncovers, he struggles to undo what he started.

Jahzara’s Triangle—A Play

A young Turkish scientist is suspected of blowing up his professor’s laboratory.  The event seems linked with a missing Chinese student, a Guantanamo detainee, and Barack Obama.  In unraveling the mystery, reporter Jahzara Jones finds her sanity, her career, and her life on the line.

Christmas Eve at the Julibee Motel—A Play (2016)

A stormy Christmas Eve finds a well-heeled young man on the run from some calamity.  He seeks shelter in a remote, bare-bones motel and discovers he has an indelible connection with the young woman at the check-in counter.

Christmas Eve at the Julibee Motel—A Play (2010)

A stormy Christmas Eve finds a well-heeled young man on the run from some calamity.  He seeks shelter in a remote, bare-bones motel and discovers he has an indelible connection with the young woman at the check-in counter.

59 Minutes in the Maxwell Suite—A Play

A young billionaire-inventor, under investigation for human rights violations, insults a young actress. When she storms into his hotel suite, a frenzied, life-and-death struggle ensues.

That The Multitude May Live—A Play

Actress Naomi Verne, believed to have perished alongside billionaire-inventor Luton Maxwell after the dirty bombing of the Luton Maxwell Tower that leaves Manhattan uninhabitable, challenges Walter O'Dwyer, the new President of the American Union—the man she calls Daddy—to a deadly rendezvous.

The Trial of Naomi Verne—A Play

Held without charge for crime or crimes unspecified, Naomi Verne, ruler of the American Domain, recalls her secret summit with Luton Maxwell’s mother, representative of the theocratic rulers of the Empire of God, and faces the hideous bargain she struck as a way out of a lethal global deadlock.

The Oath—A Play

The tranquility of the Crown colony of Cyprus is shattered when Greek Cypriots rise up against British rule.  Cousins Stavros and Christakis clash over ethnic duty, family honor and their attraction to an English schoolgirl.

Explain Less, Predict More—TEDx

In this TEDx event on the theme of Luck: When Preparation Meets Opportunity, drawing on my own experiences, I note that we rush to explain or interpret almost everything, particularly missed opportunities, and I comment on the startup pains of Obamacare, and on the emergency responses to both Hurricane Katrina and Typhoon Haiyan.

Course on Preparing and Presenting Papers for MTT-S Journals and Conferences

Date: Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Time: 08:00-12:00

Location: San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Nob Hill Room

 

Presenters:

John Bandler, McMaster University & Bandler Corporation

George Ponchak, NASA Glenn Research Center

 

This course covers the steps that authors should take to increase the acceptance rate of their papers in both journals and conference proceedings; and it will describe ways of preparing for and organizing conference presentations, whether for an oral or poster session, and how to effectively deliver the presentations..

John Bandler—Artist

Last Update: April 7, 2016