Friday, March 19, 2010

Alien Dreaming: Avatar

No one accused James Cameron of excessive originality with the screenplay to Avatar. But excessive originality is Hollywood-speak for "box office poison."


Wednesday, March 17, 2010

From Ausur to Oscar.

Well, it's that time of the year again. Yes, 3/7/10 is here, a clever little cryptogram for 3/17, the date of the death of Osiris. No surprise then that tonight we have the Ausurs Oscars, aka the Academy Awards.


Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Caprica, Call of Duty and the Descent into Virtuality

Caprica's Daniel Greystone is an alternate reality version of Jaron Lanier and vice versa. For those of you who don't remember, Lanier - like Greystone - became a techno-celebrity in the early 90s by selling an idea without an application.