Archive for March 6, 2015


“We’re approaching the half-way point to Dragon Con 2015 and at the rate this year seems to be passing, we’ll be drinking Buckets o’ Rum in no time! Mike, Mike, Darren Nowell, and MaryLouWho present the latest news and announcements. “Eternal” Zan provides a glimpse into the Eternal Members club. Michelle Biddix-Simmons provides some tips on avoiding fear and stress, and Bewitched Raven helps plan the remaining time for costume construction.”

Scarlett Johansson, Ghost in the Shell, and Casting Outside of the Lines

With the flap over the casting of Scarlett Johansson being cast as the lead in the Ghost in the Shell movie, I wanted to look at the issue behind why people were protesting it. When it comes to the issue of casting characters in remakes, reboots, and re-imaginings of properties from other countries or even the country of the remake, I tried to be fair, but I was also honest about it.

The full post is found on the Needless Things website at the following link.