Myst being adapted into a TV series

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According to entertainment site Variety, Legendary Entertainment have come to an agreement with developer Cyan to create a television series based on the hit adventure game Myst.  Rand and Robyn Miller, the co-creators behind the game, will have a creative role overseeing the adaptation, meaning that the series will likely remain close to the story […]

How do these guys keep getting work?

How do these guys keep getting work?

This past weekend, at Long Beach Comic Con. Man of Action, the minds behind Disney XD’s “Ultimate Spider-Man” cartoon had the following to say about their predecessor: It’s sad to see, as TV Tropes calls it, the Animation Age Ghetto attitude alive and well in professionals working in the business. But these are views that […]

A Quick Guide to Great Characters

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Aaron Ehasz wrote up this process of what you should strive for when creating great characters and what’s only gravy. It certainly covers characters like Tony Soprano and Walter White, as well as characters he’s written like Prince Zuko, Toph, Azula, etc. Your character doesn’t have to be likable. Right now, “Breaking Bad” is the […]

Pop Geeks’ Flashback Interview: J.J Cohen

J.J Cohen, Entrepeneur/Author

I was first introduced to my next interview subject on Facebook. My friend Lisa was a big J.J. Cohen fan from his work in the film, “Fire With Fire” where he played Myron “The Mapmaker” Hampmacher,  the second male lead. She also knew that I was a “Back To The Future” fan so she connected […]

Remembering Joan Rivers

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The death of Joan Rivers was both like and unlike Robin Williams’ death. Like Williams, she was a talent who was full of life and never seemed to stop working up until the end. Unlike Williams, who was also experiencing health issues, she didn’t die by her own hand. Despite that, though, the loss of […]

Remembering Robin Williams

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Like many of you, I was shocked to hear of the death of Robin Williams on August 11th, 2014. Williams’ work was an essential part of so many of our childhoods and continued to be so as we grew into adults. I would like to share some memories of my favorite work from this much […]

Through The Wormhole With Morgan Freeman Season Finale Airs Tonight On the Science Channel

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The season finale of Through The Wormhole With Morgan Freeman airs tonight, Wednesday July 23, on the Science Channel. This episode deals with the beginnings of time. You definitely don’t want to miss it, without this important info you might accidentally cause some kind of wacky Back to the Future-style paradox. Description of the episode below, […]

An Open Letter To Lorne Michaels

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Dear Mr. Michaels: My name is Johnny Caps. I’m a writer and a lover of retro culture, especially that of the 1980s. I was first exposed to “Saturday Night Live” on Comedy Central in the 90s. The episodes that first made an impression on me came from seasons 6 through 10. I eventually came to […]

Pop Geeks’ Flashback Interview: Teresa Ganzel

Teresa Ganzel stars in "Viagra Falls," along with Lou Cutelle and Harold Gould.

Several years ago, back when I was writing for RetroJunk, I sent my next interview subject an e-mail asking about the possibility of an interview. Truthfully, I hadn’t seen enough of her material at the time to ask proper questions. That changed over these past few years, as I purchased DVDs and started watching YouTube […]

Sci-fi Novel Spin Adapted Into TV Show

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Pretty Little Liars. The Vampire Diaries. These are just some of the television shows that are loosely based on popular book series. Spin, a sci-fi novel written by Robert Charles Wilson, is the latest name to joining the bandwagon. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal Cable Productions has acquired the sci-fi novel rights. The company […]

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