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A blog and links to articles that look at product and marketing trends and ideas in the technology and media spaces. And other random stuff that I think about.

Amazon's answer to 'Altered Carbon' is Iain M. Banks' space opera

Engadget--Amazon Studios is on the hunt for a crossover sci-fi thriller of its own.
February 22, 2018 Go to Engadget

'Lost in Space' Trailer: The Classic Sci-Fi Series Gets Rebooted on Netflix

/Film--The first Lost in Space trailer has arrived, teasing Netflix's glossy reboot of the classic science fiction series about a family that is, you know, lost in space.
February 21, 2018 Go to /Film

Isolation in the Internet Age

Fandor--How "Ingrid Goes West" and "Like Me" show us how we value ourselves.
February 21, 2018 Go to Fandor

On Robert Altman's Subversive Anti-western, 'McCabe & Mrs. Miller'

PopMatters--McCabe & Mrs. Miller toys with and subverts western tropes and traditions while flat out refusing to fall into others.
February 17, 2018 Go to PopMatters

Don't Get Scared: 13 Spine-Chilling Thrillers to Read This Weekend

MyDomaine--From classic titles to new favorites, these are the 13 suspense novels we currently can't get enough of.
February 16, 2018 Go to MyDomaine

'Dirty John' Anthology Based on L.A. Times Articles Set at Bravo With 2-Season Order (Exclusive)

www-hollywoodreporter-com--Fellow NBCUniversal-owned cable network Oxygen has also greenlighted a companion unscripted series exploring the real-life crimes of "Dirty" John Meehan.
February 15, 2018 Go to www-hollywoodreporter-com

How This Writer Embraced the F--- It Mentality and Turned a Crazy Idea Into a Project Starring Jon Hamm

Entrepreneur--Author Mike Sacks talks productivity, comedy and questioning one's life decisions when you're in the thick of creation madness.
February 14, 2018 Go to Entrepreneur

Amazon movies: The 50 best movies on Amazon Prime UK

The Telegraph--From Apocalypse Now to Mulholland Drive, Amazon Prime Video has an impressive selection of acclaimed films. Here are our critics' picks of the best movies available to watch now on the subscription service.
February 14, 2018 Go to The Telegraph

Michael Fassbender to Star in Kung Fury for Some Reason

/Film--A feature-length remakesequel of Kung Fury is in the works, and Michael Fassbender is set to produce and star in the film. David Hasselhoff will also return.
February 12, 2018 Go to /Film

'Altered Carbon' is more than just a 'Blade Runner' ripoff

Engadget--Altered Carbon has everything! Ultraviolence! A gorgeous, neon-lit future! A meaningful exploration of digital consciousness!
February 11, 2018 Go to Engadget