Category Archives: History

Building a T-Rex

I had the privilege of knowing effects guru Stan Winston a little, having met him originally though a mutual friend. In fact, I visited his studio during the time he was working on the first Jurassic Park movie. I was … Continue reading

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Christmas Birthday 101

The holidays are upon us in earnest and Christmas is coming this Sunday. I’m also having a birthday this week too. In fact, it’s tomorrow (Thursday). Before you feel too bad for me and express sympathies that my birthday must … Continue reading

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A Sister’s Eulogy for Steve Jobs

This was written by Steve Jobs sister Mona Simpson and given at a ceremony for the late Apple co-founder and all-around genius. I thought it was worth reposting and preserving here for me, and for you. — I grew up … Continue reading

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Video Friday – The Sherman and Mr. Peabody Backstory

The story I never knew as a child can now be told. It’s the Sherman and Mr. Peabody backstory. Also known as: How a dog found his boy. Enjoy.

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