Writers: Your Weird Obsession Will Become Fodder For Future Grad Student Thesis

8 04 2017

“…it’s what happens in the United States when a truly radical ideology takes over.” This is George Romero’s answer to the question of what his film Night of the Living Dead is about. To me, this is a most thoughtful and complete assessment, and perhaps what explains the movie’s enduring success. Of course, on […]

via The Importance of Theme in Horror… and Zombies… and Dogshit — S.E. Casey Author





It’s Like Ken Nordine Wrote For “Night Gallery”

12 03 2017





Writers: House Cat vs. Giant Insect!

27 02 2017





This Is BOSS! Short movie: “Anthophobia”

16 09 2015




Are You Writing For Children? Are You Sure You Don’t Want To Kill Them?

14 06 2015

Funny and nerdly insightful about reading subtext. DO NOT MAKE THESE MISTAKES UNLESS YOU MEAN THEM.





Horrid Pause for Morbid Humor

8 12 2014

Have you seen “Black Mirror”? It’s now streaming on NetFlix.

YOU MUST SEE THIS!

It’s a series by Charlie Brooker originally aired on BBC4. The anthology episodes are heavy satire, using the theme of near-future technology stepping out-of-bounds. It is great SF, funny, and moving. My favorite is “The Waldo Moment” where the producer of a political program premiers an animated bear character who out-Blacks Lewis Black. The bear goes from “speaking truth to power” to becoming actual power. But all the eps are great!

I WISH I COULD WRITE FOR BLACK MIRROR! There’s a special Christmas episode coming on on Beeb4 this month. Can you send me a copy, anyone?

 





Another Great Review for “The Flesh Sutra” PLUS “ERIC BLOODAXE” by DQD Comedy Theatre, 1994

28 06 2014

Another reader is absorbed by “The Flesh Sutra”. See what the editor of Pseudopod called “a beautiful, precision timepiece of unease.”

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and here is another comedy sketch from My Long Ago,

 

written by Steve Mamlin, I co-star with James Dempsey, who went on to become James and The Breakpoints.








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