I’m on a roll! I followed up yesterday’s Tease by writing the first scene of Act I. At this torrid pace, I should have at least half a script completed when I return to the office in August. There’ll be a lot of raised eyebrows when episode #20 goes wide.
Hey, is it just me or are the CNN anchors growing progressively more animated of late? They seem to have taken a page out of Glenn Beck’s handbook, injecting the news with a healthy dose of personality and opinion. With varied results. Tony Harris’s good-humored banter with fellow co-workers marks him as an affable sort, the type of guy I’d gladly buy a beer if I spotted him at my local pub. The same can be said for Erica Hill. But, please, spare me Mike Galanos laboring to channel Nancy Grace. Seriously. Is this a response to audience erosion? Has anyone else noticed?
If you were asked to build a comprehensive SF & Fantasy library, what books would make the list? Editor Lou Ander wants to know. Go help Lou build his library by heading over to his blog and weighing in with your suggestions of those overlooked gems he has GOT to include: http://louanders.blogspot.com/2009/07/building-comprehensive-sf-collection.html
The gang at Cracked.com present their list of “10 Things That Will Not End Well”, listing the thing (ie. a book that tells you how to build your own catapult) and then why it will end badly (in the case of the catapult buide, they offer up the following excerpt from the book’s introduction: “The catapults and related projects described in this book have been designed with your safety foremost in mind. However, as you try them out, there is still a possibility that something unexpected may occur …”): http://www.cracked.com/article_17477_10-things-that-will-not-end-well.html I don’t know. I think I just might send away for that Ninja Home Study Course.
Human Rights Group Campaigns To End Use of Child Politicians In Africa: http://www.theonion.com/content/video/human_rights_group_campaigns_to?utm_source=nav
Hooligan squid rough up divers. http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D99FNF0O0&show_article=1 I blame violent videogames for their aggressive behavior.
Taco Bell does its part for the environment by rolling out its new Green menu: http://www.theonion.com/content/video/taco_bells_new_green_menu_takes
Today, I leave you with some pics charting the design and contsruction of the Destiny corridors.