Summer always reminds me of the Replacements. Wow, talk about your non sequitur lead! I first heard them during summer break and it’s stayed with me. For the record, here’s their official site. Good luck what that. Being the ‘Mats, though, try Facebook. But probably here. Who cares? Here’s why: They’re the greatest rock and… More My Heart on My Sleeve and a Drink in My Hand: Why The Replacements Matter So Much
I admit it — I get unreasonably cranky when I see sloppy, lazy or just plain bad business/financial reporting. It goes back to my roots as a business journalist. I spent a lot of time making sure any estimates, figures, numbers or statistics I referenced were a) correct; and b) explained in as much detail… More Numbers, Sloppy Numbers, and Statistics
Technically, he’s killing a virus that spreads itself through human hosts. “But wait,” i hear you ask, “those zombies in 28 Days Later and 28 Weeks Later, they went through the same thing. Why aren’t you picking on them?” Well, they did, and I am, and those weren’t really zombies either. Call me a traditionalist,… More Brad Pitt Ain’t a Zombie-Killer
I’ve trained hundreds of people to write effectively for the web. And I read a lot on the web — the good and the bad. As this year wraps up, I’ve concluded good web writing isn’t a common skill. Because we;re in the holiday giving season, here are a handful of free tips, hints, and… More Writing for the Web: A Brief
Yes, my posts have been few and far between as of late. I’ve been working on final edits to a screenplay written with my partner, Devon Moore. And as the creative team behind Ninth and James Productions, I think I can speak for both of us and say the time away from the story has… More A New Arena, and Huffington Post
No, no, I have nothing at all against The Zombies. Those guys were great! I’m done with our culture’s continued and ongoing obsession with zombies in general. And that’s hard for me to admit, because I was identified as an expert on zombies in film, even to the point of leading a discussion about the… More Enough with the zombies!
Yes, The Hunger Games is a box-office phenomenon, and good for them! The film’s creative team did a good job translating the book to screen (and yes, I know there are some detractors out there, but screw ’em. A film is it’s own separate work of art and has its own needs and requirements). The… More Before Katniss; Other Teen Dystopia