Monthly Archives: April 2010

Tom Becker

The fellow you see in the picture above is Tom Becker. In 1991, I got my first full-time professional writing gig, as a movie critic for the Fresno Bee newspaper. Tom was the Assistant Features Editor there, which is to say he was my boss. There are many things that are important for a young […]

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Announcing the Announcement of Something: Or, Did You Know It’s April Fool’s Day?

Because it’s April Fool’s Day and I’m feeling like you’ll all be sad if I don’t mess with your heads today, here’s something for you to jam into your skull and move around: As you know, last year I took some time to work on something I called That Super Secret Project That I Cannot […]

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Fake 3D: An Extra Dimension of Suck?

Over at (the new hangout for my film column) I’m looking at the rush to turn formerly 2D films into 3D eye-poppers, and why I think this is not exactly the best idea Hollywood’s ever had. Not that Hollywood will listen to me. They never listen to me. Well, they’ll get theirs. They’ll all […]

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