I got a chance to interview Arrow’s Madison McLaughlin over at GeekDad. And here’s the story behind the story. For the last 15 years or so, I’ve been teaching archery at the world’s oldest field archery range; a few years back, a family showed up; parents and four girls, two of whom were in wheelchairs. The oldest daughter was about 17.
It’s not completely dead, but it’s getting there.
I’m talking about the lost art of cool opening credits for a TV show.
Travis is snowed in but made this little Venture Bros. related meme from the news last week. Enjoy and feel free to share!
If a character’s lasted for decades before you got your hands on them, there’s usually a reason for that. And it’s usually because the creators did something — or several somethings — right. So it makes sense to consider exactly what made the character successful in the first place before you translate them to the screen.
After having written about old stuff from the 1960s-90s recently, it’s nice to get back to being excited about new stuff, though this is one I’ve been excited about for a good long while; ever since I read American Gods and its sequel, Anansi Boys, I’ve kept an eye out for news about its inevitable film production. Following the success of Game of Thrones, Neil Gaiman’s book was picked up as a TV series, first briefly by HBO, and later by Starz.
What if H.G. Wells chased Jack the Ripper through time? John talks about Nicholas Meyer’s 1979 movie TIME AFTER TIME and checks out the new TV series.
Saturday Night Live kept Travis from getting a real post up, as he had to watch and find that he’d overpraised the show before now!