"FEEL-GOOD SHOT" #28Link - by Avi Abrams Some joyful stuff to brighten up your dayWelcome to the new issue of Dark Roasted Blend's "Feel-Good" series: mostly bright and sweet collection of images designed to give you plenty of inspiration...Show More Summary
J.J. Abrams’ talk has perhaps the best title of all time: “The mystery box.” In it, the Star Trek director and Lost co-creator reveals how, years ago, he purchased a box at a magic shop that promised $50 of magic for $15. Only, he has never had the heart to open it because “it represents [ … ]
One of the more interesting things to arise from the moment that J.J. Abrams took over the Star Trek franchise in 2009 was the apparent real life friendship developed between the two Spocks. In the film, extraordinary circumstances created...Show More Summary
At the2007SanDiegoComicCon,directorJ.J.Abrams announced hewould introduceasinglecastmemberfromtheupcomingStarTrekfranchisereboot.Instead,hereinterpretedthisas“singlecharacter”and surprisedtheaudiencewithZacharyQuinto and LeonardNimoShow More Summary
When Officer Jonathan Abrams pulled over a Long Island man for speeding in the HOV lane Friday morning, he ran into a slight problem: He asked both men in the car for ID, but one of them, being several pieces of wood stuck together, had none. Read more...
Who hasn't stumbled across an episode of This Old House or New Yankee Workshop on a lazy Saturday afternoon and dreamed of being as skilled a woodworker as Norm Abram? Read more...
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The younger Spock has joined the chorus of condolences for Leonard Nimoy. Zachary Quinto, who portrayed the "Star Trek" character Nimoy made famous in two movies directed by J.J. Abrams, posted a shot of his predecessor on Instagram alongside a heartfelt caption that quotes "Hamlet" and mourns the loss of his "dear friend." my heart is broken. Show More Summary
Actor Leonard Nimoy, who played Dr. Spock on the original ‘Star Trek,’ died at the age of 83 this morning. He passed away at his Bel Air home. RELATED: JJ Abrams and Leonard Nimoy talk ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Fringe.’ TMZ reports that Leonard died of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). He announced last year that […]
Marcia Fudge of Ohio is the latest congressperson to say she won't attend the Netanyahu speech, even as Elliott Abrams predicts that the Democratic Party will abandon Israel and Barack Obama will become a Jimmy Carter figure on this issue when he leaves office
When you're making a film with the title Star Wars: The Force Awakens, you have the luxury of basically not having to promote it. Literally. If you never released a trailer, or printed a poster, the name "STAR WARS" on the marquee would still mean people are lined up around the block on opening night. Show More Summary
How much do you show? And when do you show it? These are just a few of the questions that J.J. Abrams admits he is wrestling with behind the scenes as the team figures out how best to promote Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Basically, J.J. Show More Summary
The next trailer is expected to drop with AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Read the full article on AICN We haven’t had official confirmation of when to expect the second trailer for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (though we all know it’s coming...Show More Summary
Director J.J. Abrams reveals he is always having conversations about when to release the new 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer. [...]
The current conversations about Star Wars: The Force Awakens are primarily concerned with two things: spoilers and trailers. Director J.J. Abrams recently admitted some of the spoilers on the Internet are true, just as some really big ones have come online. Show More Summary
In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.” “What a pleasant thing it would be to be a knife, always eager to take the path of least resistance, always drawn to the weak points, falling through tendons and skin […]
In a huge profile in The New Yorker last week, Apple design boss Jony Ive revealed that has gave director J.J. Abrams some advice on how to design a better lightsaber for his upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. As you’ll recall,...Show More Summary
In his breathtaking profile of Jony Ive in the latest issue of The New Yorker, Ian Parker drops a bombshell. You know that crossguard lightsaber in J.J. Abrams’s new Star Wars movie? The spitty, rough-around-the-edges one seen in the latest … Read more ›
In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.” “What use was a prayer?” Stuart Neville, The Final Silence Related articles 2015 Edgar Award Nominations Revealed A cache of crime writers Traveler’s Guide to Belfast, Ireland
It turns out that some of the stories you’ve read about the plot of “The Force Awakens” are right on the money. Which ones are anybody’s guess.