New Video - Pioneering with a Double Hernia
Welcome to Adventures with Chester L. Richards. Join us as we go on a pioneering adventure. Get inspired by the tale of how my pioneering great-grandfather built part of the I 5 freeway -- while he had a double hernia! You can find the full story, “Great-Grandfather’s Hernia,” the story of the Battle of The Band video -- “In the Mood” -- and many more adventures in my book, From The Potato to Star Trek and Beyond: Memoirs of a Rocket Scientist. Available in print and eBook on Amazon, Barnes and Noble. Print available everywhere online. Or ask at your favorite bookstore. We're also pleased to announce the eBook will be available at your favorite online store soon. Check our books page to find out when.
'Star Trek' Episode 'The Tholian Web': Behind the Scenes with Co-Author Chester L. Richards
New Star Trek Video on the Chester L. Richards YouTube Channel
Come fly with Chester L. Richards as he reveals behind the scenes adventures of how fan fave Star Trek episode 'The Tholian Web" came about. Learn how he and his friend Judy A. Burns conceived the original story, and wrote the script for what became the on air version of "The Tholian Web," including fascinating twists and turns as the script evolved. Ah, Hollywood!
Ford vs Ferrari
Ford vs Ferrari
Welcome back to Adventures with Chester L. Richards on our new YouTube Channel @ChesterLRichards.
Do come with us this time as we go on a racing adventure: “Ford vs Ferrari.” Learn fascinating facts about the genius behind the legendary Ford GT engine that defeated Ferrari in the 1966 Le Mans, as depicted in the widely acclaimed film starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale, "Ford v Ferrari." Nominated for Best Picture, the film lost to Parasite, but did capture two Oscars: Best Film Editing and Best Sound Editing.
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New video on the Chester L. Richards YouTube Channel
Welcome back to Adventures with Chester L. Richards. Join us again as we go on a new adventure: “Flying Rockets in Space is Fun.” What does that have to do with crystals? Or bedrooms? Tune in to find out.
I'm On YouTube!
Los Angeles, California. Welcome to our new author's YouTube channel, Adventures with Chester L. Richards. First in the series featuring the beguiling storyteller as he weaves tales recorded in his new book, "From The Potato to Star Trek and Beyond: Memoirs of a Rocket Scientist."
From Chester: "Do pull up a chair and sit back as we go on the first of a series of explorations, some to exotic lands, a number hair-raising. And some, like this one, musical. The Great Music Stands Adventure takes you back to my high school years playing in a band. As you’ll see, it turned out to be pretty hairy, though not one of my brushes with death.
"I hope you enjoy the tale, and more to come in the weeks ahead."
I know we had a lot of fun interviewing this multifaceted man. Enjoy!
From Chester L. Richards
Hello, and happy to see you here! A little about what's behind these stories: Having retired from the world of aerospace engineering, I now spend time reading, inventing, listening to music, taking photographs and sharing them with friends. And writing stories. Often about people I've met as I've traveled to exotic places, learned about music, surfing, white water rafting, optics, photography. Every story is true. I hope you enjoy them.