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Death Is Not An Option

ABC’s The River played out its initial season true to the form of the Constant Jeopardy Syndrome. The very end of the eighth episode (last of the initial production order) has the crew of the Magus, along with the recovered … Continue reading

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Up The River Without A Clue

ABC launched The River with a deal of hype, possibly because Spielberg has put his name on the project as an Executive Producer. It features lush scenery not often seen on series television and an ominous tone of supernatural horror … Continue reading

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Burning Jeopardy

One of the many things I talk about in The Scribbler’s Guide to the Land of Myth deals with franchise storytelling.  This can cover comic book series, sets of movies, television shows or a string of novels.  Most such creations … Continue reading

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