Apologies for such a long absence…

... But blogging is an altogether different thing entirely when you get back into being a working journalist. Or semi-working. Whatever, the point is I'm on assignment again for a newspaper, and it feels really good–like having a cast cut off from your arm, freeing it for the first time in months. It's funny how … Continue reading Apologies for such a long absence…

How to sell a dead actor

Going to run with the idea of commodifying human beings (especially dead ones) a bit more. Today's Los Angeles Times has a fascinating article on the "tough balancing act" Warner Brothers is trying to maintain as it markets the movie The Dark Knight to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Reporter Rachel Abramowitz … Continue reading How to sell a dead actor