Jul 16, 2008

Internet Sites of Paranormal Interest

While pretending to do research on the internet by following the career of Charlotte Rampling, a favorite actress of mine, I came across a small news item for a TV series called Fringe on the internet site ToxicShock TV. This show about the paranormal begins Sept. 9 and Ms Rampling plays one of the principal roles. Unfortunately she doesn't show up in the series trailer, but from what I've seen I will definitely want to watch it. This link will take you to a brief article and the trailer.

Read EW.com's Cover Story, 'Twilight': Inside the First Stephenie Meyer Movie. "Can the author's vampire novels do for moviegoers 
what they've done for readers? The first book in the series comes to 
theaters in December. EW was on the set."

Also read EW's profile of the popular author
Stephenie Meyer: Inside the 'Twilight' Saga. "During one mad summer, while her husband and three young boys slept, Stephenie Meyer wrote a mountain of pages about a heady romance between a smart 17-year-old girl and a handsome god of a vampire...."

To while away the hours during the recent writers' strike, Buffy creator Joss Whedon decided to show the world there was another way. This is how he puts it, "Once upon a time, all the writers in the forest got very mad with the Forest Kings and declared a work-stoppage. The forest creatures were all sad; the mushrooms did not dance, the elderberries gave no juice for the festival wines, and the Teamsters were kinda pissed. (They were very polite about it, though.) During this work-stoppage, many writers tried to form partnerships for outside funding to create new work that circumvented the Forest King system.... Read more
The result was Dr Horrible's Sing Along Blog a musical miniseries. Episode one is now available.

BloodCopy the blog dedicated to the HBO series True Blood shows a video for a new kind of dating service - here

Discovery Channel's How Stuff Works actually has an article entitled How Vampires Work by Tom Harris. Most of the information concerns myths, legends, and of course Dracula.

1 comment:

Patricia said...

I forgot to mention that Fringe will be shown on Fox TV.