How To Get Published

Lately, a lot of people have been asking me how to get published. To my horror, I realized I actually have some practical knowledge in that arena. If you’ve managed to just stumble across this blog and have no earthly idea who I am, my name is Justin Robinson, and as of this writing...

Lifetime Theater: The B...

Lifetime movies have an admirable economy of action. The twin constraints of budget and time force them into a predetermined box and yet, most of the movies I have profiled managed to pack in at least one subplot alongside the main one. Sadly, the budgetary concerns make that a pretty...

Now Fear This: Hansel a...

Don’t underestimate the eye candy. In theory, Netflix is amazing: any movie you could ever want to watch, just a click and a modest subscription fee away. In fact, what you get are a couple movies you really want to watch and then a whole bunch that you’ve never heard of, look...

Con Life

My past two weekends have been spent in big echoey rooms, sitting in cold spots that could only be caused by an extremely angry ghost, making small talk with total strangers, trying to convince them that in a shitty economy, they should drop some cash on an author they’ve never heard...