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going against my philosophy: SOME REMAKES/ADAPTATIONS/SEQUELS I’D LOVE TO DO

When I started making films…okay, long after I started, but when I started taking it seriously as A Thing I Wanted To Do, I made myself this promise: “I, Axel Karetna, will never, ever do [...]

By |August 17th, 2015|Nerdery Publications, Uncategorized|0 Comments

WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE: turn on your radio and hide.

Here are some of the things that the people of the town of Night Vale find to be normal. a glowing cloud appearing and dropping dead animal carcasses all over the town an airplane disappearing [...]

By |June 25th, 2015|Nerdery Publications|0 Comments

Fact, fiction and fan fiction

I recently saw someone online talking about how they'd written a Doctor Who fan fiction story. Of course, they're a “real” writer (or so they claim) and made a huge deal that fan fiction was [...]

By |November 3rd, 2014|Nerdery Publications|0 Comments

1984: No Big Brother, just Big Movies

There's been much said about Ghostbusters turning 30 this year, and rightly so. It's a modern classic and one that's permeated popular culture. It was the little film that could, with groundbreaking special effects, wonderful [...]

By |July 29th, 2014|Nerdery Publications|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… writers to take over for George RR Martin

It's well-known by fans of A Song of Ice and Fire that George RR Martin has had some health problems in the past, some of which contributed to the delays in his latest book. Also, [...]

By |July 9th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… things about reading A Song of Ice and Fire after everyone else

My friend Courtney used to get on my case about never reading the Game of Thrones books. I was resistant -- the author hasn't finished the series, after all -- and even when we were [...]

By |June 18th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

Book Review: Flagg by Stephen King

(Hodder & Stoughton, 1414 pages hardcover) The light grew dim, the diner's neon sign becoming a beacon to all the travelers who passed by. The parking lot filled slowly, a collection of old junkers, cars [...]

By |April 1st, 2014|Nerdery Publications|0 Comments