When Universal’s Ron Meyer Speaks, We Listen

We really enjoyed this article on a speech by one of showbiz’s truly good guys. read article

Arnold Schwarzenegger Owes Me Bigtime

by Larry Brody

40 years ago this month – OMG! OMFG! I’m fucking OLD! – I went to work as an “Executive Story Consultant” on the series THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO. read article

Should You Give Falling Skies Another Chance?

by Larry Brody

Why you should give Falling Skies another chance

Steven Spielberg launched two science fiction TV shows last year — in a time when science fiction seems to be a third rail of television. One was Terra Nova, a show about time travel and dinosaurs. The other was Falling Skies, a show about alien invasion and post-humans. There are two huge differences between these shows: One of them is dead. And the other one is worth watching.

As it goes into its second season, Falling Skies takes the Spielberg ethos forward, and shows genuine promise of becoming something worth taking seriously. It’s still not a perfect show, but it’s good and getting better. Here are a bunch of reasons why you should give Falling Skiesanother shot on Sunday. With basically no spoilers for season two. read article

Who Needs Publishers? Or, For That Matter, Agents?

eBooks Top Hardcover Revenues in Q1 of 2012

By Jason Boog

Net sales revenue from eBooks have surpassed hardcover books in the first quarter of 2012. read article