Bri Castellini – Marlon Brando Fans are Snowflakes – @brisownworld

Hey there, Brando Fandos. Larry Brody here, loving how Bri Castellini gets straight to the heart of a very important matter…yet again:

Check out Bri’s YouTube Channel HERE

Oh, and for the record:

Bri Castellini is an indie filmmaker and Community Liaison at Stareable, our favorite web series hub.

Watch Bri’s award-winning web series, Brains, HERE

This post first appeared on her seriously cool blog.

That oughta keep you busy for awhile!

 

What is a Word?

At last! Our favorite etymologist, Arika Okrent, gets down to the nitty gritty. Here it is, the foundation for what to most writers is – our absolute true love:

How many of you are sitting there right now and scratching your heads? Yeah, us too.

Sigh…

More about Arika, YouTube’s Patron Saint of Wordsmiths

Cartoon: Non Sequitur

Truth comes in many forms.

For example:

From the syndicated comic strip Non Sequitur May 15, 2018

More about Non Sequitur HERE
See a mighty fine collection of Non Sequiturs HERE

Money Changes Everything

In TV, the only thing more certain than the old saying “money changes everything” is “the bigger the bucks, the more painful the fall.” Today’s case in point:

Just a friendly argument…nothing to see here….

Fired ‘Snowpiercer’ Showrunner Calls Replacement an “Idiot” for Not Reaching Out
by Katie Kilkenny

The former showrunner for TNT’s upcoming series Snowpiercer has slammed the etiquette of his successor in a series of tweets that call out new boss Graeme Manson for not getting in touch before taking over.

“If you’re asked to rewrite someone or take over their show it seems like good sense and good karma to reach out to that person first and a) find out what the circumstances of their departure are and b) thank them for doing the work you’ll be profiting from,” Josh Friedman, previously attached to the TNT project and screenwriter of Steven Spielberg’s War of the Worlds and Brian De Palma’s The Black Dahlia, wrote Thursday on Twitter.

“You should buy that person a nice meal or a bottle of alcohol if they’re up for it. Your money was earmarked for them at one time. And more than likely, what may be a good job for you was a passion project for them,” he added. “Put another way: if you were to take over a show I’d originated and worked on for two years and didn’t reach out to me before taking the job you’re either an idiot, a coward, or a vichy motherfucker.”

Friedman then added in a separate tweet, “In theory.”…

Read it all at Hollywood Reporter

The Fall 2018 TV Schedule!

Get your time-shifters ready, kids. Here’s where things stand on U.S. TV as of today:

by Lesley Goldberg