I love IMDb. I’m forever thankful that such a great and free resource exists. But the new layout blows. Rather than complain about it, Ryan and I decided to fix it with a Safari extension called Less IMDb.
I’ll be part of three panels at this year’s Austin Film Festival, including a special session on Big Fish.
If you’re reading this on the main site, you’ll notice we’re rocking a new look. Many thanks to the beta testers who helped out over the last few weeks.
I’ll be hosting a screening of Amy Heckerling’s CLUELESS at LA’s Outfest 2010. It’s one of my favorite movies of the 1990s, but some might wonder if it’s gay enough for the festival.
The Academy is hosting a Monday night screening series focusing on film noir of the 1940’s. I’ll be handling “The Dark Mirror” on July 12. (Olivia de Havilland! Twins! Murder!)
I’ll be hiring a new full-time employee, a position I’m calling Director of Digital Things.
Yesterday, I flew up to San Francisco to watch the federal trial regarding Proposition 8.
I’ll be moderating two panels for Film Independent this February at The Landmark in West LA.
Lost in the discussion is that I never insisted ScriptShadow be shut down, but rather pushed it to stay true to its stated mission.
Steve Hely’s book is fast, funny, and will likely become the next movie I write and direct
…for inviting me to join.
NPR’s All Things Considered tonight has a piece by Alex Cohen about how artists use Twitter, including me with my short story The Variant.
The update fixes a rare compatibility issue with the new WordPress 2.8.
Josh Friedman recounts the cancellation of his excellent show Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
New Hampshire makes it official.
My short story The Variant is now available for download, including Kindle.
I’ll be doing a live call-in interview with ScreenTalk tonight at 6PM PDT.
Nice to have you, Maine.
If you live in the Palm Springs area, you can join me this Tuesday night for a lecture/screening thing at the Rancho Mirage Public Library.
Now including Vermont.
Clip and save this handy U.S. map.
Script Frenzy is an international writing event in which participants take on the challenge of writing 100 pages of scripted material in the month of April.
Clay Shirky’s piece “Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable” is worth all the links it’s been getting:
Kindle 2: great for books, but not ready for screenplays.
MTV’s Movies blog asked me to come up with my choices for best movie bad-asses, which I took to encompass both heroes and villains. You can see my list here.