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A Documentary About First Contact: ‘The Visit’


Humanity’s first contact with an alien intelligence is something I think about fairly often. When I was a lot younger, I thought that we would have first contact in my lifetime, thanks to SETI. Now I’m pretty sure that’s not the case. I’m even starting to think that we’re probably alone in the universe, or [...]

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Showrunners: What They Do, Why They Do It


Showrunners: What They Do, Why They Do It

I don’t know about you, but the first time I ever heard the term “showrunner” was in 2010. I was at a press-only Q&A with some of the actors and executives behind The Walking Dead, among them showrunner Frank Darabont. I was able to infer that Darabont, as showrunner, oversaw the general creative direction of [...]

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New Documentary to Examine the Death of Tim Burton’s ‘Superman Lives’


supernicAlmost everyone has heard rumors about “Superman Lives”: The Kevin Smith-scripted, Tim Burton-directed and (gasp) Nicholas Cage-starring Superman story that never was, and now, thanks to “Metalocalypse” director John Schnepp’s soon to be released documentary “The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened?”, we’ll get to know what we really missed, and how it all went down. The film will feature interviews with the people behind the scenes; those who really know went wrong… or right, depending on how you see things. Schnepp, who raised the money for the film via Kickstarter, has just released a trailer.

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SF & Fantasy

A Worthy Kickstarter Project: Lakeside with Jay Lake


jaylakeMatt Staggs already posted on this topic last week.

But I have to mention it again because of my own past and it deserves two posts on this website. At least I think so.

Author Jay Lake is part of a Kickstarter Project of great importance. Please make the jump, read the article, and donate if you can. Thank you!

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