Earth Station One Episode 85: The Works of Steven Spielberg

Earth Station One Episode 85Continuing in our new tradition on talking about our favorite movie creators, and this month we thought it would be fun to talk about Steven Spielberg, and his magnitude of films, and TV shows, and what he’s meant to the industry over the past 30 years. But wait also author Dan Jolley stops by the station to talk about his work and be our next victim in the Geek Seat.

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‘Family Circus’ creator Bil Keane dies at 89

RIP Bill Keane at 92By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Assoicate Press Source: Yahoo.com

Bil Keane, the cartoonist whose “Family Circus” mixed humor with traditional family values, entertaining readers for nearly a half-century, died Tuesday. He was 89.

Claudia Smith, a spokeswoman for the comic distributor King Features Syndicate, said no other details were immediately available.

Keane began drawing the one panel cartoon featuring Billy, Jeffy, Dolly, P.J. and their parents in February 1960, and it is now featured in newspapers around the country. Continue reading

New Pulp’s Table Talk – Who’s God? Whose dog?

This week, Table Talkers Barry Reese, Bobby Nash, and Mike Bullock toss out their ideas of what's helping and hindering the New Pulp movement and discuss what they would change if they pulled all the strings.

New Pulp’s Table Talk - Who's God? Whose dog? is now available at www.newpulpfiction.com or at the direct link: http://www.newpulpfiction.com/2011/11/table-talk-whos-god-whose-dog.html

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Former Spider-Man musical director sues producers for idea theft

Spidey the musical under fire againBy Matthew Jackson, Source: Blastr.com

Director Julie Taymor left the massive Broadway production of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark back in March, but she’s still tussling with the show’s producers in court. After filing a claim for royalties from the show earlier this year, Taymor has now filed a lawsuit accusing the production of violating her creative rights by continuing to use her work on the show without paying for it.

OK, so it’s not exactly idea theft, but Taymor—who rose to Broadway fame as the director of the blockbuster Lion King show—is basically alleging that her creative input while she served as the show’s director is continuing to make money, and she wants a piece of what it’s pulling in. Continue reading