100 Years, 100 Creators – Part 4

Over a few posts, I’m choosing different creators or creative teams–novelist, composer, scriptwriter, comic book artist, etc–who have influenced or inspired me, and in most cases brought me a lot of enjoyment.


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Weekly Geeky Question #26: Peanuts, à la Christopher Nolan

Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #26, and this question is one that Rod has had out to me for a while but I haven’t known how to deal with:

How would you do a “gritty reboot” version of Peanuts, the famed comic strip by Charles Schultz, as if it were being created by Christopher Nolan? 



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A Brief Amusement…

Recently, I discovered the existence of the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest – a contest operating out of California to create the worst opening sentence of a book that you can come up with.  Related to this is the Little Lytton Contest, which is a similar thing but with limitations on how long the entry can be.  Continue reading A Brief Amusement…