Category Archives: ETCETERA

[ETCETERA] The Wilhelm Scream

Most audiences are onto the fact that much of the sound they hear in movies and television isn’t made on set while the cameras are rolling. The gunshot wasn’t actually recorded live. The song at the High School dance wasn’t … Continue reading

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[ETCETERA] The Dog Days of Spring

I didn’t write a post last month and was on the verge of missing my June deadline too. It’s so easy to get buried by life sometimes. For me it was a flurry of little things. Not all of them … Continue reading

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[ETCETERA] Screener Season

Checked the mail a couple of weeks ago and there it was – a glorious padded envelope just the right size and thickness. Screener Season had arrived. If you’re lucky enough to get into an industry guild, or academy, or … Continue reading

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[ETCETERA] Comic-Con is a Lot

It’s already been a couple of months, but I still haven’t quite recovered. Sure, the San Diego Comic-Con is a cool place.  A fascinating place. But it’s a lot. A lot of people, a lot of walking, and a hell … Continue reading

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[ETCETERA] You’re Out of Order!

When you see movies (and in what particular order) has a lot to do with what year you were born.  Sometimes you’re too young.  Sometimes you don’t even know what you’re missing, until much later. I saw Staying Alive before … Continue reading

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[ETCETERA] Final Fantasy (FCL Update)

This is a follow-up to my previous post about the Fantasy Casting League.  You can click on the link to get up-to-speed as to what the hell I’m talking about before going any further. Or, if you prefer to work … Continue reading

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[ETCETERA] It’s Just a Fantasy (oh-oh-oh-oh)

Like most people, I have a good amount of friends who are all but consumed by Fantasy Football or Baseball.  I’ve even been invited to join them a few times, but I had to pass. It’s all just too much. … Continue reading

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