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  • About Will by: Will

    April 16, 2010, 02:54

    Will works as a digital design engineer, forcing ones and zeros to do his bidding. He is currently designing pieces of enhanced vision flight systems for c…

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    April 23, 2010, 13:20

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  • Photos  (8)
    • Links to My Creative Work by: Will

      June 26, 2012, 02:41

      I don’t have as much of a personal presence on the web as I used to, with time going to other things these days. Here is where my creative work can be found…

    • Links to Photos and Writing by: Will

      August 19, 2010, 14:32

      I'm in the process of updating my old website to run on WordPress. While I'm re-building things and adding back the content, here are the links to my old…

    • California Vacation 2000 by: Will

      April 17, 2010, 03:57

      I took a week-long vacation out to California with my friend Jeff E. in January of 2000. We went to a convention, then drove around the state some. We hit…

    • Travelogues  (2)
      • SFGA Coaster Fest  by: Will

        April 19, 2010, 04:17

        Jackson, NJ 09/15/01 Lots of pictures of roller coasters at the Six Flags Great Adventure roller coaster fest event. View the photos in the gallery here.

      • California Vacation 2000 by: Will

        April 17, 2010, 03:57

        I took a week-long vacation out to California with my friend Jeff E. in January of 2000. We went to a convention, then drove around the state some. We hit…

    • Amusement Parks  (1)
      • SFGA Coaster Fest  by: Will

        April 19, 2010, 04:17

        Jackson, NJ 09/15/01 Lots of pictures of roller coasters at the Six Flags Great Adventure roller coaster fest event. View the photos in the gallery here.

    • Friends and Family  (4)
      • Weekend Visitors - Apple Picking 2001 by: Will

        April 19, 2010, 04:13

        Nashua area, NH 09/22/01 I had my sister and niece down for to visit for the weekend, which was a pretty busy one, spent climbing a mountain, playing…

      • Brewery Tours and Cornfield Mazes  by: Will

        April 19, 2010, 04:05

        Worcester area, Massachusetts 10/13/01 My friends Matt and Steve came up for the weekend. First we took a couple of brewery tours down in Boston, then met…

      • Halloween 2001 by: Will

        April 18, 2010, 22:18

        Halloween Photos NH, 10/31/01 I went home to celebrate this fun holiday with my niece and the rest of my family. It was fun getting to dress up in costume…

      • Jamaica State Park by: Will

        April 17, 2010, 03:47

        Jamaica State Park, VT 08/05/00 Photos from a camping trip with friends to Jamaica State Park, VT . This was back before I had my digital camera, so most…

    • Goofy Fun  (2)
      • Brewery Tours and Cornfield Mazes  by: Will

        April 19, 2010, 04:05

        Worcester area, Massachusetts 10/13/01 My friends Matt and Steve came up for the weekend. First we took a couple of brewery tours down in Boston, then met…

      • Halloween 2001 by: Will

        April 18, 2010, 22:18

        Halloween Photos NH, 10/31/01 I went home to celebrate this fun holiday with my niece and the rest of my family. It was fun getting to dress up in costume…

    • Outdoors  (2)
      • California Vacation 2000 by: Will

        April 17, 2010, 03:57

        I took a week-long vacation out to California with my friend Jeff E. in January of 2000. We went to a convention, then drove around the state some. We hit…

      • Jamaica State Park by: Will

        April 17, 2010, 03:47

        Jamaica State Park, VT 08/05/00 Photos from a camping trip with friends to Jamaica State Park, VT . This was back before I had my digital camera, so most…

  • Reviews  (111)
    • Dystoporama Review: Judge Dredd by: Will

      January 31, 2017, 03:14

      "I am the law!" Many of the reviews in this series will be returning to old favorites, but for this film it was my first time viewing it. I had avoided the…

    • Dystoporama Review: Doctor Who - The Power of the Daleks by: Will

      January 19, 2017, 04:02

      "The Daleks are your servants..." The Daleks with their simple pepper pot construction and modulated voices are probably the most-iconic monsters of the…

    • Johnny Cash - "Hurt" by: Will

      April 20, 2010, 03:31

      Originally Written 09/08/09 Johhny Cash covers "Hurt" by Nine Inch Nails. I remember this song from the last album he did in 2002, and I loved the video…

    • Music  (10)
      • You Kids with Your New Music by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 07:25

        Originally Written 08/01/08 There's something I've been noticing more and more these days. I don't listen to the radio or music as much as I used to, I…

      • Rush - "Feedback" by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 04:59

        Originally Written 08/10/04 I found Feedback a new album from Rush which I hadn't known about. In celebration of their 30 years together (wow, that's…

      • Give me Smut and Nothing But by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 04:41

        Originally Written 02/04/04 Hee hee, my mind was wandering and I chanced to think of one of Tom Leher's old songs. I love his sarcastic wit and socially-cons…

      • Witch Hunt (Everything Old is New Again) by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 04:30

        Originally Written 01/31/04 Having a streaming MP3 player down with my treadmill makes workouts a lot better. It gives me a better selection of music and I…

      • Anthropomorphic Music Videos by: Will

        April 20, 2010, 03:45

        Here’s a couple of music videos which make use of anthropomorphic animals and also show the genre as artform is still alive. Ramona Falls – “I Say…

      • Johnny Cash - "Hurt" by: Will

        April 20, 2010, 03:31

        Originally Written 09/08/09 Johhny Cash covers "Hurt" by Nine Inch Nails. I remember this song from the last album he did in 2002, and I loved the video…

      • Tuvan Throat-Singing Rap by: Will

        April 20, 2010, 03:27

        Originally Written 10/29/08, Revised 04/19/10 The Boing Boing blog had this odd music video which people might like. It's Tuvan Throat-Singing Rap by…

      • Moby's Beautiful Stars by: Will

        April 20, 2010, 03:03

        Originally Written 04/04/08, Revised 04/19/10 Moby is an artist I need to check out more of. I've liked a lot of what I've heard of his music. It's usually…

      • Great Big Sea Concert by: Will

        April 20, 2010, 02:48

        Written 10/25/08 My friend Chris and I went to see Great Big Sea, the Newfoundland folk rock group, in concert tonight. They play a nice mix of traditional…

      • Rush Show by: Will

        April 20, 2010, 02:46

        Written 07/12/08 Speaking of their "Snakes and Arrows" Tour I went and saw Rush in concert tonight. I hadn't originally planned on going. I'd heard they…

    • Movies and TV  (85)
      • Dystoporama Review: Ghost in the Shell (1995 Anime) by: Will

        April 21, 2017, 04:48

        "What's a virtual experience mean then?" After watching the live-action film it was based on, I went back and finally watched all of the 1995 Japanese…

      • Dystoporama Review: Ghost in the Shell (2017 Live Action) by: Will

        April 5, 2017, 05:06

        "They did not save your life. They stole it." The live-action film adaptation of the anime movie "Ghost in the Shell" is a visual masterpiece with images…

      • Movie Review: Get Out by: Will

        March 4, 2017, 03:55

        The new film Get Out works both as a clever dark comedy and a modern horror film. It was impressive to see how well Jordan Peele did with cinematic shots and…

      • Dystoporama Review: Westworld and Futureworld by: Will

        February 25, 2017, 06:03

        "Delos is the vacation of a lifetime.” I’ve been delayed on this project. I’ve been making notes on various movies, but hadn’t had a chance to get…

      • Dystoporama Review: Judge Dredd by: Will

        January 31, 2017, 03:14

        "I am the law!" Many of the reviews in this series will be returning to old favorites, but for this film it was my first time viewing it. I had avoided the…

      • Dystopia Review: Me and the Big Guy by: Will

        January 25, 2017, 04:39

        I've been thinking of 1984, which I need to watch and review soon. In the meantime, I remembered this short film I saw years ago and was happy to find it on…

      • Revisiting Zootopia by: Will

        January 21, 2017, 04:56

        "It's called a hustle, sweetheart." I distracted myself from the impending presidential inauguration this week by re-watching Zootopia. I like to imagine…

      • Dystoporama Review: Doctor Who - The Power of the Daleks by: Will

        January 19, 2017, 04:02

        "The Daleks are your servants..." The Daleks with their simple pepper pot construction and modulated voices are probably the most-iconic monsters of the…

      • Movie Review: Hidden Figures by: Will

        January 14, 2017, 18:58

        I took a break from looking at dystopian futures to watch “Hidden Figures” a story from the promising and tumultuous time in history. The film chronicles…

      • Dystoporama Review: They Live by: Will

        January 13, 2017, 04:54

        Our alien overlords just tell it like it is... if you're wearing the sunglasses. Given the impending dumpster fire in Washington and the overall zeitgeist…

      • Movie Review: Sing by: Will

        January 11, 2017, 02:49

        I recently went and saw the new animated movie “Sing”. It was no “Zootopia,” which of course is a high bar, but it was pretty good. I liked how the…

      • Steven Universe by: Will

        June 19, 2015, 19:32

        I've been enjoying the animated show Steven Universe. It starts slow and has a slow burn, but thanks to friends's insistences I stuck with it and it's been…

      • Pulp Fiction Review, 21 Years Later by: Will

        June 19, 2015, 19:14

        The local movie theater is showing some retro films this summer. Last night I caught Pulp Fiction. I know it's a movie I could watch on video, but it was nice…

      • Jurassic Park 3D and The Evil Dead Remake by: Will

        April 15, 2013, 01:34

        In the Jurassic Park 3D re-release, the 3D was slightly blurry around the edges in a couple of scenes. It also seemed a little exaggerated in parts, though…

      • Waxwork Movie Review by: Will

        November 13, 2012, 05:13

        I was looking for some mindless entertainment on Netflix last night and the 1988 horror movie Waxwork came up in my suggestions. It sounded interesting, so I…

      • Cloud Atlas Movie Review by: Will

        November 3, 2012, 06:56

        Cloud Atlas is both a compelling and challenging film. It has a sweeping narrative and stunning visual style, which is to representative of the Wachowski’s…

      • King Corn by: Will

        December 13, 2010, 06:18

        The documentary movie King Corn is a study of how processed corn enters the food system and where it ends up. It was even-handed and thought-provoking and…

      • Scarecrow's Diploma by: Will

        November 30, 2010, 14:26

        I caught The Wizard of Oz while I was home on Thanksgiving. My parents' Tivo picked it up and I watched part of it with my dad. It's a fun classic to curl up…

      • Paranormal Activity 2 and Megamind reviews by: Will

        November 7, 2010, 20:20

        Paranormal Activity 2 was essentially the same movie as the first one, so it wasn't as affective. They did a couple of things I liked, but with mixed results. …

      • Predators by: Will

        August 8, 2010, 17:52

        I went and saw Predators in the theater a couple of weeks ago. It's an action movie, but a good one and stands up to the original quite well. As a reboot of…

      • Speed Racer and Below by: Will

        August 8, 2010, 17:38

        I finally got around to watching Speed Racer at a friend's house last night. I hadn't been itching to see it because of middling reviews and also because I…

      • Hot Tub Time Machine by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 20:52

        Originally Written 03/27/10 Hot Tub Time Machine is a goofy, dumb and crude comedy, but it's also a lot of fun. It's a love letter to the 80s, or…

      • Kick Ass by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 17:36

        Originally Written 04/20/10 Kick Ass is not quite the movie the trailers made it out to be. Yes it's a comic book farce but while it has humor based on…

      • Shutter Island is full of The Crazies by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 17:29

        Originally Written 03/04/10 I saw Shutter Island a couple of weeks ago. It was a decent movie and a solid mystery. The mood and atmosphere worked well,…

      • B-Movie Round-Up by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 17:24

        Originally Written 02/01/10 I ended up watching a bunch of b-movies this weekend, some good, some not so good. There were two episodes of MST3K, which I…

      • Land of the Lost and Maiden Heist by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 17:21

        Originally Written 01/24/10 Land of the Lost was a better movie than I was expecting, though admittedly I had low expectations. There were some groaner…

      • Sherlock Holmes and Daybreakers by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 17:19

        Originally Written 01/17/10 I saw Sherlock Holmes last week. I hadn't realized Guy Ritchie was directing it until my friend Paul mentioned it before the…

      • Avatar by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 17:17

        Originally Written 12/19/09 Avatar was a fun movie. Plot wise there were lots of familiar and predictable tropes so there weren’t many surprises. It got…

      • Fantastic Mr. Fox and Where the Wild Things Are  by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 17:15

        Originally Written 12/07/09 Fantastic Mr. Fox is probably the most accessible Wes Anderson film, though it’s still quirky in places, especially with…

      • Paranormal Activity by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 17:13

        Originally Written 10/22/09 I saw Paranormal Activity tonight. I had mixed feelings about the film, but it was interesting to watch and discuss afterwards…

      • Zombieland and Surrogates by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 17:09

        Originally Written 10/02/09 I got to unwind with a movie tonight. Zombieland pretty much kicked all kinds of ass,  and it exactly lived up to my expectation…

      • Inglorious Basterds by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 17:06

        Originally Written 08/25/09 I went down to CT to visit Shawn and then Lonnie this past weekend. On Saturday night Shawn and I saw Inglorious Basterds,…

      • District 9 by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 16:54

        Originally Written 08/15/09 District 9 is quite a compelling movie. The film is like Alien Nation with a more interesting, realistic and gritty plot. The…

      • Angels and Demons by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 16:52

        Originally Written 05/16/09 I saw Angels and Demons. I got tired of the hype and never got around to reading any of Dan Brown's books or seeing The DaVinci…

      • Star Trek Reboot by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 16:48

        Originally Written 05/08/09 I just got back from seeing the new Star Trek film. One of the guys I play cards with bought tickets early and organized an…

      • The Fly by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 16:45

        Originally Written 05/06/09 I watched the original movie, The Fly on Netflix tonight. I was expecting a schlocky horror movie, but I was impressed with how…

      • The Day the Earth Stood Still by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 16:38

        Originally Written 12/16/08 I saw the remake of  The Day the Earth Stood Still on Friday night; luckily the movie theater was open. It was a surprusingly-go…

      • Horton Hears a Who by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 16:31

        Originally Written 12/16/08 I rented Horton Hears a Who with a friend. That was a film I would have likely passed on, given the lame adaptations of Dr.…

      • Pumpkinhead and Hell Raiser Sequels by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 07:23

        Originally Written 06/12/08 I heard about Stan Winston passing away from cancer. That's a bummer, the industry has lost another pioneer. He's done good work…

      • Dark City by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 07:21

        Originally Written 06/10/08 I was inspired to watch Dark City last night. When I was driving home I was listening to the Filmspotting podcast.One of the…

      • Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 07:19

        Originally Written 06/06/08 I got together for dinner and a movie with my old co-worker Scott last night. He wanted to see Prince Caspian and I was up for…

      • Evil Toons and Shinbone Alley by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 07:06

        Originally Written 05/02/08 I got together with Jen, Gan and Chris for a bad movie night last night. Gan's brother had an old VHS tape of the 1992 movie…

      • Dr Who: Voyage of the Damned by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 06:58

        Originally Written 04/19/08 also got to finally see one of the episodes of the new season of Dr. Who last night as well. "Voyage of the Damned" was a good…

      • The Forbidden Kingdom by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 06:56

        Originally Written 04/19/08 I saw The Forbidden Kingdom last night. I was worried that it might suck, but was hopefully with it getting a good rating on…

      • Watching Starship Troopers Post 9/11 by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 06:53

        Originally Written 03/19/08 When we were hanging out this weekend, my friend Lonnie wanted to watch Starship Troopers, which was fine for me as it's an…

      • Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 06:49

        Originally Written 03/14/08 I just watched a wonderfully entertaining film, Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon. One of his co-workers recommended…

      • Be Kind Rewind by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 06:47

        Originally Written 03/02/08 I saw Be Kind Rewind on Friday, which was a pretty fun film. It's an absurd comedy where Jack Black gets magnetized in a mishap…

      • Punch-Drunk Love by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 06:43

        Originally Written 12/19/03 I'd been meaning to see Punch-Drunk Love for awhile, so I finally got around to seeing it last night. I'd heard a little about…

      • Blood Freak by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 06:34

        Originally Written 10/28/02 Once I'd heard of Blood Freak I knew I must see it. It's a story of a bodybuilder/motorcylcist, Hirshel, who looks like a cross…

      • Bend it like Beckam by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 06:26

        06/26/03 I checked out Bend it like Beckam tonight. I'd heard about it from a couple of people and it sounded like a good story, which it was. It's about a…

      • Confessions of a Dangerous Mind by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 06:23

        Originally Written 10/07/03 I saw Confessions of a Dangerous Mind tonight, the surreal bio-pic based on Chuck Baris' auto-biography. The story was damn near…

      • Dawn of the Dead Remake by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 06:21

        Originally Written 03/28/04 I went to see the remake of Dawn of the Dead. The film was quite good. It updated Romero's work, but stayed true to a lot of the…

      • Welcome to Collinwood by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 06:18

        Originally Written 03/28/04 Welcome to Collinwood was an interesting little caper movie. It wasn't really a gritty drama and though it had a couple of…

      • House of Flying Daggers by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 06:15

        Originally Written 12/29/04 House of Flying Daggers was pretty good. It reminded me some of Hero in a few ways. Like Hero, the story was interesting but…

      • Into the Wild by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 06:02

        Originally Written 11/08/07 I saw Into the Wild tonight. I really didn't know what I'd think of the film, the journey of a young man, who graduates college,…

      • Second Hand Lions by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 05:34

        Originally Written 02/03/08 Second Hand Lions was a wonderful film and a joy to watch. All of the characters were very colorful and the actors breathed them…

      • The Astronaut Farmer by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 05:32

        Originally Written 02/03/08 I had a lot of problems with The Astronaut Farmer. I could've cut it some slack if it was more of a modern fantasy or fairy…

      • Cloverfield by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 05:26

        Originally Written 02/03/08 I finally got around to seeing Cloverfield, after missing it for the past couple of weeks due to various circumstances. I saw it…

      • The Mist by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 05:23

        Written 11/30/07 I went to see The Mist tonight. I'd heard some good things about it, so I was really interested in checking it out. It was a mixed bag, but…

      • 30 Days of Night by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 05:20

        Originally Written 11/13/07 I braved 30 Days of Night with a friend this evening. We knew it had mixed reviews, but we were curious about it and it looked…

      • Everest: Beyond the Limit by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 05:19

        Originally Written 09/12/07 I need to get back on track with writing, correspondence and other personal projects, but I've been catching up on my movie and…

      • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 05:15

        Originally Written 07/13/07 Paul and I saw Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix tonight and it was quite good. I'm still behind on my reading, having…

      • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 05:12

        Originally Written 06/11/04 I finally got to see Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban tonight. It was definitely my favorite book of the three that I…

      • 1408 by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 05:00

        Originally Written 07/02/07 I saw 1408 on Friday night too. I was curious how that would work, and it turned out to be one of the few decent adaptations of…

      • Ratatouille by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 04:57

        Originally Written 07/02/07 I saw Ratatouille. It was a really cute and fun movie. Besides the odd design of their noses, I liked the look of the rats. They…

      • Grindhouse by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 06:18

        Originally Written 04/14/07 I went to see Grindhouse tonight and it pretty much rocked! If not for the stain of Quentin Tarentino it would've been nigh…

      • The Departed by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 06:11

        Originally Written 10/14/06 I also saw Martin Scorsese's movie, The Departed, last night. I'd been very curious about that, since I'd seen the Hong Kong…

      • Wordplay by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 06:01

        Originally Written 07/10/06 On Thursday I saw a quirky art film with some friends down in Boston. They're an academic bunch, so one of them suggested seeing…

      • The Forbidden Zone by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 05:54

        Originally Written 06/21/06 I was watching movies with friends tonight. James brought out some of his movies and I finally got to see The Forbidden…

      • The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 05:49

        Originally Written 12/16/05 I went and saw The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe tonight. It was a brilliantly done movie and it totally met my hopes and…

      • What the Bleep Do We Know?! by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 05:38

        Originally Written 06/13/05 I watched a movie with some friends tonight. Lonnie had borrowed an artistic/inspirational movie, What the Bleep Do We Know?!…

      • The Grudge / Ju-On by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 05:12

        Originall Written 10/26/04 Went and saw The Grudge tonight.  I also found that Ju-On, the original Japanese horror movie it's a remake of, is available…

      • Harold and Kumar go to White Castle  by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 05:04

        Originally Written 08/10/04 I went and saw Harold and Kumar go to White Castle tonight. It was a pretty dumb movie, while at the same time being very…

      • The Villiage by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 04:54

        Originally Written 07/08/2004 M. Night Shyamalan needs to be slapped. I saw the The Village tonight. To say I hated it is too strong, but I was seriously…

      • Devil's Playground by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 04:46

        Originally Written 02/11/04 Devil's Playground is a really interesting documentary about a custom of the Amish. The Amish don't believe in baptizing infants…

      • Bubba Ho-tep by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 04:37

        Originally Written 02/02/04 Saw a late-night (11PM) showing of Bubba Ho-tep at an independant theater tonight. The first thing I noticed when we got there…

      • Butterfly Effect by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 04:34

        Originally Written 02/02/04 Caught The Butterfly Effect on Friday night. I'd heard mixed and middling reviews on the film, but I was still curious about it…

      • Paycheck by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 04:28

        Originally Written 01/09/04 I got to see Paycheck tonight. I was curious to how it would be since it was based on a story by Philip K. Dick. The authors…

      • Matchstick Men get Cabin Fever by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 04:20

        Originally Written 09/29/03 We went and checked out Cabin Fever last night. I wasn't expecting a lot from it, but it was kind of a neat, fun movie. It had…

      • Japanese Horror Films by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 04:10

        Originally Written 08/23/03 Watched Dark Water last night. It's a VCD I got from a friend in Singapore awhile ago and had been meaning to watch it. It was…

      • Holes by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 04:06

        Originally Written 04/23/03 When I first saw the trailer for Holes, it looked like a really interesting film. It held up to its promise and was thoroughly…

      • Tuck Everlasting by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 04:03

        Originally Written 04/13/03 Tuck Everlasting is an interesting family-friendly fantasy/drama story. It centers around a girl who discovers a family living…

      • The Abomidible Dr. Phibes by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 04:00

        Originally Written 04/13/03 I've been trying to catch up on Vincent Price's old movies as they come out on DVD and The Abomidible Dr. Phibes sounded fun.…

      • Comic Book Villians by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 03:55

        Originally Written 04/13/03 Watched  Comic Book Villians, which sounded interesting. It was a black comedy about rival comic-book shop owners trying to…

      • Doctor Who - "Blink" and "The Girl in the Fireplace" by: Will

        April 20, 2010, 04:16

        Originally Written 2007. Fans of the new Doctor Who BBC series will have likely seen these episodes already, but for anyone who hasn't seen them, if you…

    • Books  (5)
      • Randy Pausch and Richard Feynman by: Will

        January 11, 2011, 03:07

        I recently finished reading The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch, the memoirs of the CS professor who gave a moving lecture after being diagnosed with cancer.…

      • The Five People You Meet in Heaven by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 06:12

        Originally Written 12/29/04 I just finished the audio book to The Five People You Meet in Heaven. I have mixed reviews on it. The writing could've been…

      • Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 06:10

        Originally Written 03/01/05 I just finished listening to a really interesting audio book tonight. It's Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, by Mary…

      • Into the Wild by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 06:02

        Originally Written 11/08/07 I saw Into the Wild tonight. I really didn't know what I'd think of the film, the journey of a young man, who graduates college,…

      • Left Behind by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 05:29

        Originally Written 04/26/05 When I first joined Audible a few years back, they offered a few free books to download. One of them was the first of the Left…

    • Podcasts  (12)
      • Dystoporama Review: To The Future by Ray Bradbury by: Will

        January 25, 2017, 03:59

        Journey Into podcast presents a story which falls nicely into my Dystoporama series.  The episode features a show from the radio drama X-Minus One, To The…

      • The End of October in audio form by: Will

        October 31, 2013, 04:18

        One of the perks of running an audio-fiction podcast is that I can pimp my own work on occasion. Just in time for Halloween, is this flash-fiction mood…

      • Drabblecast - The Cold Equations by: Will

        September 24, 2013, 05:25

        The Drabblecast Podcast ran a full-cast recording of Tom Godwin's The Cold Equations. It's an impressive piece of classic, heavier sci-fi with strong and…

      • Christmas Podcasts of Interest by: Will

        January 2, 2013, 04:30

        Here are a couple holiday episodes of various podcasts I've found interesting, as well as two I helped get produced. I love EscapePod's holiday SF stories.…

      • Podcastle - Zauberschrift by: Will

        February 14, 2012, 06:37

        Being a wizard is supposed to be exciting and prestigious, but what if it was more like being a programmer or an engineer? Podcastle, the fantasy podcast,…

      • Podcasts - Of Frozen Brides and Jumping Girls by: Will

        August 19, 2010, 02:57

        Here's a couple of audio stories of note I heard recently. As luck would have it, they're both written by the same author, Will McIntosh. First on Drabbleca…

      • Dr. Diablo Goes Through the Motions by: Will

        April 29, 2010, 03:19

        The Drabblecast, the podcast of strange stories, has a fun story deconstructing the comic genre. Dr. Diablo Goes Through the Motions turns notions of super…

      • Pseudopod Stories - Of Coyote and Insanity by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 17:33

        Originally Written 03/18/10 I've listened to a couple of Pseudopod audio horror stories this week which I thought were wonderfully told and affecting, and…

      • Podcast Stories - Poking Fun at Fantasy Tropes by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 17:27

        Originally Written 03/04/10 I'm catching up on PodCastle stories and they've run two recent tales which have had fun with twists on standard tropes and…

      • Podcastle and Girl Power by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 07:11

        Originally Written 05/12/08 The folks behind EscapePod and Pseudopod have finally opened their new fantasy-themed audio-fiction podcast, Podcastle. I've…

      • Zombies in the Coal Mine by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 07:02

        Originally Written 04/24/08 I'll admit it, I love a good zombie story. For one thing the themes of a small group of people fighting to survive the apocalypse…

      • Who Are You People? by: Will

        April 21, 2010, 06:04

        Originally Written 08/27/06 I heard this story on an NPR podcast yesterday and was able to find a link to the story on their website. It's a short interview…

    • Dystoporama  (8)

      Dystoporama: Reviews of Dystopian Futures

  • Writing  (15)
    • Old Webpage Stories Archive by: Will

      October 9, 2013, 03:42

      I let my old webpage account expire. It had been years since I'd updated it and it had gotten a bit krufty. I kept on thinking I would re-tool the stories…

    • National Novel Writing Month by: Will

      November 9, 2012, 04:08

      Work and Life have been very hectic for me and before that I was also busy with various publishing projects. In short, I haven't written anything creative for…

    • Links to My Creative Work by: Will

      June 26, 2012, 02:41

      I don’t have as much of a personal presence on the web as I used to, with time going to other things these days. Here is where my creative work can be found…

    • Links to Photos and Writing by: Will

      August 19, 2010, 14:32

      I'm in the process of updating my old website to run on WordPress. While I'm re-building things and adding back the content, here are the links to my old…

    • Screenplay: The Colors of my Dreams by: Will

      April 24, 2010, 05:05

      What is the nature of creativity, and what is the price of that gift? If you had to decide between a life of safety, or possibly-dangerous inspiration, what…

    • Screenplay  (1)
      • Screenplay: The Colors of my Dreams by: Will

        April 24, 2010, 05:05

        What is the nature of creativity, and what is the price of that gift? If you had to decide between a life of safety, or possibly-dangerous inspiration, what…

    • Thoughts  (3)
      • Why Diversity Representation in Popular/Nerd Culture Matters by: Will

        December 22, 2016, 02:33

        Normally I don't do think pieces, but this bug got caught in my head and I wanted to share it. It's a view for diversity representation that I think could…

      • Make Art by: Will

        June 19, 2015, 19:11

        It's been awhile since I've written or posted anything here. I should really change that... Make art, create, don't just think about it, do it. Don't…

      • Thoughts on Apple and Steve Jobs by: Will

        October 9, 2011, 18:18

        Reading the eulogies on the passing of Steve Jobs prompted me to comment on my thoughts on Apple and my relationship with their products over the years. When…

    • Fiction  (7)
      • The End of October in audio form by: Will

        October 31, 2013, 04:18

        One of the perks of running an audio-fiction podcast is that I can pimp my own work on occasion. Just in time for Halloween, is this flash-fiction mood…

      • Old Webpage Stories Archive by: Will

        October 9, 2013, 03:42

        I let my old webpage account expire. It had been years since I'd updated it and it had gotten a bit krufty. I kept on thinking I would re-tool the stories…

      • Hope and Alligators by: Will

        March 16, 2013, 15:43

        This was another story I wrote back in November. It's still in its rough draft. I was hoping to get the time to polish it up, but life and work have continued…

      • Daylight Savings Time by: Will

        November 9, 2012, 04:39

        I had this quick idea for a scene. Daylight Savings Time always annoys me. Well the extra hour of sleep is nice, but sunset getting earlier as the days are…

      • The End of October by: Will

        November 9, 2012, 04:33

        This started out as an idea I'd had since Halloween, which had bounced around in my head until I was finally able to put it together into a complete scene.…

      • Mice Election by: Will

        November 6, 2012, 04:29

        In honor of election day in these United States tomorrow, here is an older piece of flash fiction I wrote during another election, that one a hard-fought…

      • On the Dangers of Unattainable Perfection in Fantasy Imagery and the Effects on Saurian Body Image  by: Will

        November 5, 2012, 02:13

        I  thought of this idea while re-watching the the movie Jurassic Park with friends. It goes back to an oft done joke about how powerful tyrannosaurus rex…

    • Whimsical  (4)
    • Mood Piece  (2)
      • Hope and Alligators by: Will

        March 16, 2013, 15:43

        This was another story I wrote back in November. It's still in its rough draft. I was hoping to get the time to polish it up, but life and work have continued…

      • The End of October by: Will

        November 9, 2012, 04:33

        This started out as an idea I'd had since Halloween, which had bounced around in my head until I was finally able to put it together into a complete scene.…

  • Videos  (13)
    • Killer Dustbunnies 6 : The Jurassic Terror Movie Trailer, 1994 by: Will

      April 29, 2017, 18:16

      So back in college and a couple of years after, when I had more time to be silly and creative, I had a group of friends I made really goofy movies with. What…

    • 2014 Daily Video Montage by: Will

      January 27, 2015, 04:05

      I’ve been continuing to use and enjoy the wonderful 1 Second Everyday app to make a daily video montage. Here’s the video from 2014. There is a lot of…

    • Cat Slideshow by: Will

      April 25, 2010, 17:40

      Created 04/15/08 I was inspired to do something goofy for a belated birthday gag for my friend Matt, so this afternoon I made a video slide-show of all the…

    • Silly and Random  (2)
      • Killer Dustbunnies 6 : The Jurassic Terror Movie Trailer, 1994 by: Will

        April 29, 2017, 18:16

        So back in college and a couple of years after, when I had more time to be silly and creative, I had a group of friends I made really goofy movies with. What…

      • Cat Slideshow by: Will

        April 25, 2010, 17:40

        Created 04/15/08 I was inspired to do something goofy for a belated birthday gag for my friend Matt, so this afternoon I made a video slide-show of all the…

    • Travelogues and Life  (8)
      • 2017-08-17 Eclipse Trip Video by: Will

        August 29, 2017, 02:48

        Road trip vacation with friends from San Diego to Oregon and back again, to see the 2017 solar eclipse. Lots of driving and random silliness and shenanigans. …

      • 2016 Friends, Family and Pets Video Montage by: Will

        March 13, 2017, 03:00

        The wonderful T1 Second Everyday app added a feature to create freestyle montages that weren't restricted to 1 clip a day. That made a good tool to capture all…

      • 2016 Daily Video Montage by: Will

        March 13, 2017, 02:56

        I got behind on video editing this year, but have finally completed the 2016 Daily Video Montage. Video made with 1 Second Everyday app. https://vimeo.com/2…

      • 2016-10-20 Disney Epcot and Fort Lauderdale Trip by: Will

        March 13, 2017, 02:53

        Florida trip with friends, including the Disney Epcot Food and Wine Festival and mermaid and tiki shows at Fort Lauderdale. October 14-21, 2016. https://vime…

      • 2016-09-24 California Trip Video Film by: Will

        March 13, 2017, 02:48

        The wonderful 1 Second Everyday app now allows you to create freestyle projects, where you can have more clips than just one per day. I've been using it to…

      • 2015 Daily Video Montage by: Will

        March 13, 2017, 02:45

        I’ve been continuing to use and enjoy the wonderful 1 Second Everyday app to make a daily video montages. I got behind on updating the website, so here is…

      • 2014 Daily Video Montage by: Will

        January 27, 2015, 04:05

        I’ve been continuing to use and enjoy the wonderful 1 Second Everyday app to make a daily video montage. Here’s the video from 2014. There is a lot of…

      • 2013 Daily Montage Video by: Will

        January 15, 2014, 04:08

        I want to get back into video editing. For now though, I'm using the 1 Second Everyday app to make a daily video montage. Here's the (sometimes) thrilling…

    • Artistic  (3)
      • 1991 Video Projects - P.C. and War Games by: Will

        January 21, 2014, 04:26

        And finally, here are a couple of politically-minded video projects I did back in college. The first was railing against Politically Correctness. It was a…

      • 1991 Video Project - Timing X by: Will

        January 21, 2014, 04:16

        This was another old video project, one that was most just an experiment. I really dug the effects of video feedback when you point the camera at a television…

      • 1991 Video Project - Sanctuary by: Will

        January 21, 2014, 03:48

        I'm watching some old video art projects from back in college, half a lifetime ago. This was one of the early ones, so it's pretty rough. It's pretentious…

  • Admin Notes  (2)
    • Links to My Creative Work by: Will

      June 26, 2012, 02:41

      I don’t have as much of a personal presence on the web as I used to, with time going to other things these days. Here is where my creative work can be found…

    • Links to Photos and Writing by: Will

      August 19, 2010, 14:32

      I'm in the process of updating my old website to run on WordPress. While I'm re-building things and adding back the content, here are the links to my old…