Livetweeting Buck Rogers "The Plot to Kill a City" (Part 1)

About to start tweeting #BuckRogers “The Plot to Kill a City” (The kids watched “Vegas in Space” without me.) Frank Gorshin… And Markie Post are guest stars. #BuckRogers Haha, #BuckRogers hits on a blonde who turns around and has a huge elephant nose. Then he shoots out a chandelier to kill a baddie. Thank goodness Dr. Huer is here to provide the exposition we crave. Action and spandex can sustain…

Writing in the Age of Distraction

There is never perfect silence, or happiness. Until my kids have gone to college and are out of the house, I will never get a full weekend of unbroken time to concentrate on writing (or reading, or coding, or whatever). I used to be able to bang out a blog entry or mark a few papers while the kids were watching Elmo. Now, the kids simply won’t stand for my…

Livetweeting Buck Rogers: Planet of the Slave Girls

Soon I’ll start livetweeting the first episode of the 1970s #BuckRogers series. I livetweeted the series-opening movie a few weeks ago.http://jerz.setonhill.edu/weblog/2010/10/livetweeting_the_1970s_buck_ro_1/ Remote battery died. Crisis! #BuckRogers Planet of the Slave Girls. Clearly they are going for high concept SF. Still, Buster Crabbe and was that Jack Palance? #BuckRogers Nameless, sweaty extra under attack by pirates… Scout 3 seems out of it. #BuckRogers “There’s something wrong with your Funk and Wangals,”…