i was JUST 13 when The Goonies came out, and so, SO steeped in Spielbergian legend and lore. i wanted nothing more than a Super-8 camera so that, no matter how nerdy i was THEN ( and maybe BECAUSE of how nerdy i was then) - by the time that i was 27 - i'd be directing big budget blockbusters, just like my hero. His… » 1/22/15 9:13am Thursday 9:13am

Careful, though, literary grave robbers - the legal status of some characters, thought to be in the public domain, isn't quite so clear. I wrote a wickedly-clever web serial a few years back that prominently featured the golden age Buddist hero The Green Lama, and it seems like the family of Kendell Foster Crossen… » 1/21/15 12:22pm 1/21/15 12:22pm