Why can’t we Duct Tape the Nuke Trigger?

Fencon, a local sci-fi and fantasy convention is write around the corner (Wow. Yes, I did just right that). I attended last year and even signed up for the workshop with Karl Schroeder. Somewhere, buried in the posts, there are even a couple blurbs about my experience. Good con, good workshop and I walked away … Continue reading Why can’t we Duct Tape the Nuke Trigger?

Do Movies Always Need a Script?

Pacific Rim delivered what was promised – giant robots beating the phosphorescent guts out of giant monsters. Was this a good movie? Well, I'd call it Armageddon meets the second half of the Avengers, but minus the genius of Joss Whedon. I mean that in the best way possible. But, frankly, Pacific Rim had no … Continue reading Do Movies Always Need a Script?