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Will Smith as Neo

That Time Will Smith Almost Became Neo

Just about every movie you can think of once had someone else cast in the lead role, only to have the part go to someone else who became…

7 Canadian Artists Virtually Unknown in America

Growing up in North Dakota, I got a heavy dose of Canadian music in my youth. Canadian artists like Loverboy and April Wine made frequent swings through North…

Why This Back to the Future Set Looks Familiar, and Other Easter Eggs

For anyone who has taken the Universal Studios tour, it’s no secret that thousands of films and television shows have been shot on the studio lot, and many…

How a North Dakota Meteorite Impact Helped Create an Oil Boom

Did you know North Dakota is home to an ancient impact crater? Geologists, and many in the oil industry, have known about Red Wing Crater for decades, but…

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…

root of the problem

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…

Connected

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…