R2's Day: Tech Issues

Yes, even I have tech issues- well, in this case more wetware issues.   I was working on something and now I can't find it.
I will have a real post up a bit later.  In the meantime.... talk amongst yourselves.  Here's a topic-

Could you do a good S-F series based on coffee?
What's the premise?  Characters?  Arc based or stand alone?

What would a S-F series on Coffee look like?




How I'd Shoot A Low-Budget Film If I Was Shooting A Low-Budget Film, Which I'm Not

Kevin Long's picture

Even though I'll never make a movie, I'm ever on the lookout for some interesting visual locations that are both practical and cheap and exotic and (preferably) obscure.

Ideas I've diddled around with in the past:

1) a detective movie with all the interiors filmed in various public buildings designed by I.M. Pei


Helix: "The White Room" (Season 1, Episode 5)

“Warm, gooey chocolate brownies.” It’s a medical treatment, didn’t you know?


The other memorable line from tonight’s episode came from a SyFy commercial for the show: “WTF is happening on Helix?” For a show with this kind of attention deficit disorder, that’s probably a line best avoided.



Lovecraft - A Pillar of Modern Science Fiction

Jedi Mind Trick's picture

He wouldn’t have known it when he died in 1937, but Howard Phillips (H.P.) Lovecraft is undoubtedly one of the major influences on what we consider modern science fiction. When he broke onto the writing scene – he did it in Weird Tales magazine in October 1923 with a short, modern horror-fantasy story he titled ‘Dagon’, but he would later pen a number of tales that set into motion many of the darker visions we have in Science Fiction today.



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