... because there's just too much good stuff to think about.
Mar. 11, 2013
It is fun and goofy, treating the source material with the right blend of healthy respect and affectionate irreverence. But it's also surprisingly heartfelt, with characters we come to not only like but also identify with and learn from.
Dec. 27, 2012
Are you as excited about the new Star Trek movie as I am? After catching the latest trailer before The Hobbit, inspiration took over my vacation and I just had to create a fan version.
Nov. 09, 2011
Today I'm attending a virtual research conference called "Applying Research in Practice," hosted by my alma mater's Society for Technical Communication. To kick start my involvement (humble, aren't I?), I...
Sep. 03, 2011
So I was checking Twitter yesterday, and saw a Duncan Jones retweet for this contest: **Submit a list of your five favorite under-sung sci-fi books and/or movies below, in the comments, by Noon (PST), Friday, September 2nd, 2011 and be eligible to win a copy of MOON on...
Aug. 17, 2011
Every now and then a book blows away your suppositions and charges full steam ahead into your imagination. It is going to succeed or die trying. On Basilisk Station by David Weber is just such a story and it positively triumphs.
Aug. 16, 2011
I finally had to admit the inevitable: the book just wasn't good enough for more than two stars. That being said, it was good enough (especially toward the end) to finally complete the journey.
Jul. 07, 2011
To any of those screenwriters struggling with pulling off a superhero story, I'd suggest they read Carrie Vaughn's delightful novel After the Golden Age. Tip 1, Tinseltown: sometimes the person with the power isn't the best one to focus on.
May. 09, 2011
I had planned to start this series last week, but events conspired to distract me. However, I did promise to share how I made the Frontier Magic book trailer in Flash, and so here it...
Apr. 27, 2011
I learned how to use Flash back in college, working as a web student worker over at the Brody School of Medicine, but I haven't actually created a Flash project in years. To brush up on my skills and provide a showcase of them, I created the following book trailer for...
Feb. 17, 2011
I've meant to update my website design for quite some time; also, I wanted to start blogging and integrate everything into a content management system. I choose Frog CMS for my system due to how easy it was to set up and style.