INTERVIEW: Richard Garfield and Ken Jennings Talk New Trivia Game Half Truth

In recent years, crowdfunding has become more popular than ever, taking projects directly to the fans for financial support. The latest benefactor of this new model is the trivia card game Half Truth. I had the privilege of speaking with the creators – Magic: The Gathering’s Richard Garfield and Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, about this …

Comic-Con 2019: Friday Tidbits

Friday at Comic-Con was a bit uneventful, with few big trailers or announcements, but here’s a roundup of noteworthy bits of news from the annual convention: The Russo Brothers’ next film, Cherry, will begin shooting in October near Cleveland, Ohio, and will be rated R. They also have several projects in various stages of development …

Corporatism vs. Nerdom: Repeating Industry-Killing Mistakes

Mainstream entertainment companies are really working hard to take the “entertainment” out of the entertainment industry. Marvel, EA, Lucasfilm, Blizzard, Bethesda, Wizards of the Coast – to name a few – are run by executives who only understand the business aspect of the ecosystem and who are more concerned with an ever-growing bottom line that, realistically, can’t just grow …