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Archive for June, 2012

Prometheus: Brain not required
22 June 2012

No use here for me to restate what many others have said about this magnificently insulting movie. (Magnificent as spectacle. Insulting to storytellers and story-listeners everywhere.) For two spot-on analyses, I point with a finger on each hand to the following: Chuck Wendig’s blog, Terrible Minds …in which he illustrates how Prometheus‘ script is a classic […]

Scalzi Rocks
15 June 2012

Last night, John Scalzi rocked Brooklyn (Greenpoint, to be specific) with a batch of readings, Q&A, and a hilarious performance based on his new novel, Redshirts. It all went down at Word, a wonderfully charming little book store (packed to the ceiling with actual books, yay!). Bottom line: Humor and sci-fi can indeed have a […]