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A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Screams

Posted on: June 3rd, 2015 by wmapother No Comments

Actors: If you haven’t yet lost a role b/c you were too right for it, your day will come. Pity the lemur.

You can thank cartoonist Charlie Hankin for this. It appeared in The New Yorker, to which I am absurdly devoted.  It’s available framed via their online store.


Notre Dame video interview

Posted on: May 14th, 2015 by wmapother No Comments

If you enjoy watching actors talk about themselves, here’s something for you: Notre Dame alum assnI was one of several Notre Dame graduates interviewed by the alumni association for a highlight on the entertainment industry.

WSJ on Slated

Posted on: March 23rd, 2015 by wmapother No Comments

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The Wall Street Journal has a terrific video on Slated, a film finance platform I co-founded, and on how it makes investing in film accessible to those outside the film industry.

Emotion-Reading Computers

Posted on: February 4th, 2015 by wmapother No Comments

Soon, your phone will soon read your emotions better than your partner does. Computers are developing the ability to read human emotions better than humans can.  The conequences are enormous.  It’s all in a great, scary New Yorker piecenew yorker cover, 2.2.15.

My Press for “Atticus Institute”

Posted on: January 26th, 2015 by wmapother No Comments

The Atticus Institute came out on DVD and OnDemand on Jan 20.  Here are some of the interviews I’ve done for it.  atticus one-sheet

Schmoes Know online video show (#179 - Rya Kihlstedt and I are on from about the 1:00 to 1:15 mark)

Rotten Tomatoes podcast (Ep 96 – I’m about at about the 51:45 mark)

Fangoria with Rya and me

Dread Central with director Chris Sparling and me

Movie Sleuth

The Horror Honeys