Screen Promiscuous – Publishing

Yes, screen promiscuous, a term I did not know before reading the piece on Snowpiercer in the LA Times. Short and Longform Trends As John Borthwick reports there are two trends in media consumption seemingly at odds, lots of micro/immediate shortform content being consumed and reflected, as well as longform, quality content that has significant ... Read more

Sunday on the Bed with the Newspaper

Fifteen years ago, Sundays were best spent on the bed with too much coffee and the Sunday New York Times, a massive amount of information. Indeed, it has been said that the Sunday New York Times holds more information than the average serf in the Middle Ages encountered in their lifetime. Occasionally we would get ... Read more

WP Fountain – Fountain Markup

Now available on Github Download WP Fountain from WordPress.org WP Fountain is a WordPress Plugin to support Fountain markup< (aka SPMD) for screenplays. Contributors: jeffmcneill, nyousefi Tags: screenwriting, scrippets, scrippet, screenplay, film scripts, movie scripts, fountain Requires at least: 1.5 Tested up to: 3.6 Stable tag: 0.0.1 This plugin modifies screenplay format text for inclusion ... Read more

Aging vision blurs

Aging vision blurs other senses compensate impending changes within are felt, as tremors preceding earthquakes without

Kindle and other Ebook Readers

The Kindle was not the first ebook reader (the Sony ebook reader came out years before but was virtually nonfunctional). And the Kindle certainly is not the only ebook reader. In addition, there are now many different models of the Kindle, not including the Kindle Fire which does not have e-ink and is more of ... Read more

On Reaching Middle Age – วัยกลางคน

I was reading an obituary on on Jim Carroll (Basketball Diaries) and it seemed a lot more personal and less like I was reading history. I think I've reached "middle age" (วัยกลาง). Was compelled to write this in my notebook: Somehow I've muddled into middle age. Evidence: I read obituaries, become bored with anyone under ... Read more

Ozymandias

Ozymandias I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them on the sand, Half sunk, a shatter'd visage lies, whose frown And wrinkled lip and sneer of cold command Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet survive, stamp'd ... Read more