Column by Christopher Shultz September 24, 2018
Does 'The Stand' miniseries do the novel justice, or is it like a bastard, sniveling half-sibling; a disappointment compared to the first-born child?
Column by Christopher Shultz
For anyone needing a deep dive into the Stephen King universe and how it connects to the new Hulu series.
Column by Max Booth III September 11, 2018
Gillian Flynn is amazing and here's why.
Column by Repo Kempt
Roald Dahl is famous for his beloved children's novels, but his forgotten forays into horror and the strange were equally successful.
Interview by Joshua Chaplinsky
The comedian and television star discusses writing the first book of his intended trilogy.
Column by BH Shepherd
How 'Krypton' manages to tell a prequel story that isn't predictable.
Column by Bart Bishop
On the one-year anniversary of 'The Return', a look back at the books that have expanded on the deeper mysteries of 'Twin Peaks'.
Column by BH Shepherd March 6, 2018
A critical comparison of Netflix's "Altered Carbon" adaptation and the source material.
Column by Peter Derk February 28, 2018
'Roseanne' is returning to TV at the end of March. Can the new season live up to the old? Did we get our fill of the Conners, or do we need them now more than ever?
Column by Meredith Borders February 12, 2018
Sure, we’d all love another movie. But where the once-teen detective really shines these days is on the page.
Column by Richard Thomas
Great for non-writers as well!
Column by BH Shepherd December 5, 2017
A look at how faithful the new Punisher Netflix series is to its original source material.
Column by BH Shepherd November 17, 2017
A comparative look at the two new shows trying to carry on the Star Trek legacy.
Column by Fred Venturini October 20, 2017
A craft-based look at The Walking Dead pilot, "Days Gone Bye," examining how time, silence, and intelligent storytelling choices helped create a launching pad for one of the most popular shows on TV.
Column by Fred Venturini
In this breakdown of the "Ozark" pilot, Fred Venturini breaks down how the episode sets milestones for the series, sets an aggressive pace, and uses characterization to build tension.
Column by BH Shepherd
An examination of how "The Defenders" failed to become more than the sum of its parts.
Column by David Cranmer August 10, 2017
In an age of emphasis on law enforcement tactics, we take a look at the page to screen evolution of Walt Longmire, with expressed concern for the marshal's cavalier approach to policing.
Column by Fred Venturini July 14, 2017
The Game of Thrones pilot, "Winter is Coming," packs a sprawling, fantasy epic into a tight sixty-one minutes featuring distinct and interesting settings and characters.
Column by Fred Venturini May 25, 2017
Better Call Saul's pilot, "Uno," focuses on building characters in surprising and patient ways, emphasizing the creation of curiosity over providing the audience with exposition.
Column by Max Booth III
Increase your productivity by watching Netflix.
Column by Christoph Paul April 11, 2017
Five examples of how reality TV Shows 'The Bachelor' and 'The Bachelorette' showed me how to write better stories.
Column by Fred Venturini March 31, 2017
A craft-based look at the pilot episode of FX's 'Taboo.'
Column by Stephanie Bonjack February 10, 2017
Let's be honest: nothing compares to vampire love.
Column by Fred Venturini February 2, 2017
A craft-based look at Westworld's pilot, "The Original."