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Oscars Edition: 2015

February 9, 2015 0 Comment

With the Oscars about 10 days off, time for a quick rundown. I shall turn my gaze to each Oscar category and give you one ex-craps dealer’s prognostication on who will win. Good Reader, no wagering or Vegas odds offered here! BEST PICTURE No contest. I thought this would be closer. All the nominees have […]

Script Gods is Five!

February 2, 2015 0 Comment

Good Reader, WTF! Five years? Where’d that go? Looks like I missed the Anniversary. December 9, 2009 was the first post here at Script Gods. Here’s a piece of it: “You’ve written a script (or 10) and sent it (them) out to varying degrees of success.  No breakthroughs, but there’s been “movement.” Or maybe you’ve […]


January 25, 2015 0 Comment

I recently posted about a 50-something, this-close-to-the-scrap-heap-of-obsolescent teacher, Grandpa Peditto, attempting to stay relevant in the teaching of the M2 (Millennial) Generation. Even if I wasn’t a self-confessed Luddite, it would be a constant struggle in attempting to keep up with the current media consumption patterns of this voracious group. Staying hip–and God help you […]

Screen Sounds

January 18, 2015 0 Comment

“I believe you shouldn’t force the audience’s interpretation of a character or story. The more you explain things, the less intriguing and imaginable they are for the viewers. Film to me, in its essence, in its ultimate nature, is silent. Music and dialogue are there in fill in what is lacking in the image. But […]

PROPORT: A written report based on numbers; A document characterized by claims that specific quantities have a direct result on the intended purpose of the document; verb: Proports: The juice concentrate package proports; a 1:3 mix to water ratio. noun: Proport: The proport claimed false ingredients. If there’s only thing I’ve learned teaching Millennials at […]