My God It’s Full of Fries: 2001 Themed Children’s Menu from 1968

Sometimes wile surfing the Web you come across something that makes you just say, huh? I never really pictured 2001: A Space Odyssey as a children's film but apparently in 1968 Howard Johnson's did. I guess they had to capitalize somehow on the product placement in space. So, a children's menu. Huh. Special thanks to [...]

Time Machine: 1999 Interview with Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

Way back before the turn of the century (which is an extremely fun phrase to write) myself and then aspiring author, Justin Rickard, decided to start an independent, self-published magazine. It was called The Pythagorean. It was melding of sorts of philosophy, spirituality and science. Our goal was to show how these things were not [...]

Laugh-a while you can, monkey-boy! (Why the world needs a Buckaroo Banzai reboot)

The entertainment world is rife with reboots, re-imaginings and do-overs. The Battlestar Galactica re-imagining did quite well for itself. And the reboot of Doctor Who, not too shabby. Even Spider-man was given a do-over just a mere 5 years after Tobey Maguire danced for some reason (and it was given a hyphen too). So why, [...]

Technical Night Before Christmas

'Twas the nocturnal segment of the diurnal period preceding the annual Yuletide celebration, and throughout our place of residence, kinetic activity was not in evidence among the possessors of this potential, including that species of domestic rodent known as Mus musculus. Hosiery was meticulously suspended from the forward edge of the wood burning caloric apparatus, [...]