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A Haunting: Unlocking the Door

The last installment of this serial, a year and a half ago, was intended to be my last. Living in a haunted house is something we’ve come to…

Fargo Moorhead Lost and Found is Out

Our newest book, Fargo Moorhead Lost and Found is out, and heading to stores as we speak. The book, and the website, are an in-depth look at the…

That Time Tom Selleck Almost Became Indiana Jones

Tales of actors that almost got the role of a lifetime, only to have it go to someone else, have always fascinated me. So, just having a little…

FM Lost and Found Launches

Sonic Tremor Media is proud to announce the launch of FM Lost and Found (FMlostandfound.com), the companion website to the forthcoming book, Fargo Moorhead Lost and Found. The…

Evangelizing for the Return of Horror Anthology

I was practically born with a weakness for anthology horror. My mom raised me on scary stuff. There were nights on the couch, watching scary movies and munching…

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Short Film: The Root of the Problem

Right from the beginning, “The Root of the Problem” grabs you with a delightfully campy yet intense delivery. In this short film from 2012, Director Ryan Spindell ratchets…

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Short Film: Connected

In “Connected,” Luke Gilford’s short film set in the near-future, Pamela Anderson plays Jackie, an aging looker having a mid-life crisis. Jane Fonda provides voiceover as a motivational speaker…

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Short Film About Love Everlasting?

Since the golden age of science fiction, the idea of living forever through cryonics has been a fascination, but have we ever stopped to wonder if everlasting life,…

The Force Awakens: Star Wars 38 Years Later

If you had told me as I stood in line with my dad to see Star Wars in the summer of 1977 that I would take my own…

Is This a Time Traveler in 1957 Fargo?

A few years ago, a controversy arose over a film clip from 1928. The clip is bonus material from the DVD release of Charlie Chaplin’s silent film The…

Exodus North: A Tale of the Zombie Apocalypse

Exodus North is a short story, original fiction, the final draft of a story I wrote with the working title “Spring Cleaning” about the zombie apocalypse. It’s an…

9 More True Stories That Should Be Movies

I previously wrote Twelve Real Stories Begging for Movie Treatment. One of those stories, the Essex disaster, came to the big screen as In the Heart of the Sea,…

War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast

For young people living in the time of the world wide web and the 24 hour news culture, it can be hard to appreciate the reality of a…

11 Fargo Places Ripped from Science Fiction

The best science fiction movies make use of real life locations, carefully chosen for their architectural style, to emulate the future. A diverse array of styles have represented…

Fargo Flood, Then and Now

On Saturday, March 28th, 2009, I went to take photos of the Red River in Fargo. We had been fighting the rising river for weeks by that time,…

Short Film Friday: State Zero

Today, for Short Film Friday, I’ve selected State Zero, a short post-apocalypse film by Andree Wallin. This low-budget indie film looks like a big-budget blockbuster. The description from the…

Film Teaser: The Leviathan

The Leviathan is a proof of concept pitch from Ruairi Robinson, director of Last Days of Mars (and the highly regarded short starring Cillian Murphy – The Silent…

Star Wars Lost and Found History: Black Angel

It’s summertime, 1980 and you’re in a mercifully cool, air-conditioned theater. The lights go down and your heart rate increases in anticipation of the feature attraction — The…