LB: Interweb Favorites of the, erm, Day


by Larry Brody

Yes, it’s true. I haven’t been posting much actually written by, um, me, lately. Mostly because of the pressures of moving (ooh, the Brodys finally bought a new house – yay!), health issues (ooh, all gone – yay!), house guests (ooh, still here – yay!), and coming up with the moolah to pay for it all (ooh, also still here – holy crap!) but my personal non-New Year’s resolution is to write more for TVWriter™ so I’m back for as long as you’ll have me.

(No, munchman, the “you” in the above paragraph isn’t you. It’s everyone else, AKA the wonderful visitors to this site.)

I’m a little out of practice, so let’s consider this post a kind of warm-up. Some fun stuff that’ll enable me to slide into tougher subjects in the coming weeks. So, without further ado, I’m going to share some sites/news/articles that have brought broad smiles to my face since the birth of baby 2015:

Comic Mix

Today – just a few moments before sitting down to write this, in fact, I found the absolute greatest inadvertent template for a Kickstarter presentation that I’ve ever seen. If you’re considering kickstarting a Kickstarter project, you could do worse – much worse – than follow this example:


I’m not just talking about the video either. I’m talking about the entire page here. Its tone. Its info. Its confidence. Kyle Gnepper has seriously opened my purse strings. (Or would have if I anything left in my purse after this post’s paragraph 1.)


Paragraph 1 notwithstanding, I want this:


Although I might settle for this:



I’m not a zombie fan, not in films, TV, nor real life. But I’m definitely going to watch this new show:

See? I really do watch TV…and many times I genuinely like it.

More to come. (Yeah, that’s a warning.)

Author: LB

A legendary figure in the television writing and production world with a career going back to the late ’60s, Larry Brody has written and produced hundreds of hours of American and worldwide television and is a consultant to production companies and networks in the U.S. and abroad . Shows written or produced by Brody have won several awards including - yes, it's true - Emmys, Writers Guild Awards, and the Humanitas Award.