There is something I have to admit…and no, it is not fun admitting it. I have claimed to be a fan to numerous things that I truly did not know about. In every description of fandom I am reminded of how I pretty much am a limited fan. Before you go off judging my thoughts, […]

For my gift to the drive-in mob community, I had originally planned on creating a dramatically altered audio track for a late 1970s sci-fi movie. This fell through for a variety of reasons. So I returned to a thought I’ve had since first coming across the drive-in mob website-the lack of an official Wikipedia entry. […]

Here is some rejected material from my movie script. Let’s put dinosaurs in the opening credits. Just to make sure people know there’s gonna be dinosaurs. Giant spiders are dinosaurs, too. better go catch it. Anyway we can abandon ship for the movie? No? In the future, no one will remember how to swim. Boy, […]

More thoughts on The Hobbit! Yes, I know how valuable you all think they are! 🙂 Yesterday I was watching tv with my family and the trailer for Desolation of Smaug came on (the one I don’t like). I watched it and something I forgot I disliked about the first movie came back to me. […]

In eighth grade, I braved eternal damnation and the rather larger danger of Sister Sylvia’s wrath and stole from my school’s library. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/30/Hobbit_cover.JPG By eighth grade, I had read the book many times, I loved it and knew I would always love it. Now, I’ll never have enough Tolkien knowledge to rank among the top […]

Ok, fellow movie fans! We’re closing in on the end of the semester, and I just wanted to do a little fill-in on where I was. Right, so: Currently, I’m in the panicky final quarter of the marking period. I’ve been re-reading theory, reexamining texts, building ideas and than demolishing them in order to have […]

The relationship between fans and the object of the affection hasn’t always been the easiest. Just ask Mark Waid. Fan created content has always been a touchy topic, and perceptions run the gamut of responses, hostile to accepting, which I informally call the Lucas-Rowling scale (Lucas generally responding poorly, and Rowling historically giving her blessing […]