Good for her. As I understand it, this is cash upfront to the writer, even if nothing ever comes of it. And Options have a lifespan, so they can expire and revert to the author. Arthur C. Clarke sold the options to Childhood's End many times, and William Gibson has done the same with Neuromancer. » 10/23/14 3:58pm Thursday 3:58pm

There's a similar scene in Due South. Benton Frasier is a Mountie, so for most of the series while he's in Chicago he doesn't use a gun. But there's one episode on a ship on the Great Lakes and when the ship crosses the international border line, Frasier snatches up a pistol and performs the most amazing shots to… » 10/23/14 12:01pm Thursday 12:01pm

The 'Man from U.N.C.L.E.' movie is taking that route. It's set in the early sixties, with a CIA agent and a KGB agent co-operating, and at some point we see them joint the beginnings of U.N.C.L.E. I hope it works, because I'm not thrilled with the casting. » 10/20/14 11:44am Monday 11:44am

Oh Hell no! Queen's music is so good it deserves multiple covers. Have you seen the concert they did with George Michael on vocals? I bet it's on YouTube somewhere. They also did some great work with Paul Rodgers, and other vocalists, too. No one can replace Freddie, but it's great to hear other people use a different… » 10/12/14 2:27pm 10/12/14 2:27pm