The GALAXY QUEST Honest Trailer / Never Surrender documentary link.

First things first: GALAXY QUEST. If you have not yet watched it, then you are in for a treat. Go buy it or whatever and then watch the Honest Trailer.

Now, if you want to watch NEVER SURRENDER, which is the documentary about Galaxy Quest, you can get it here. Feel free. Really: Christmas is coming up and the referral money’s always nice.

Tweet of the Day, I *Like* This Film Analysis Of Galaxy Quest.

Basically, it comes across as a film major who has decided to use his powers for Good. He’s got some points on how Galaxy Quest was shot that you might find of no small interest. Better than that, the Mikey Neumann actually managed to get me to understand why the filming decisions were important. Sixteen minutes, but I didn’t begrudge the time spent.




#rsrh Whither the post-Presidential Obama?

Jazz Shaw, in the process of discussing ex-Presidents and their public appearances*, wonders exactly what Barack Obama is going to do with himself after he’s out of office.  I imagine that it’ll end up being something like this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCCLTy6-0p0

…only without any of the science fiction.  I imagine that there will be any number of rich people out there who will want to have an exclusive weekend LARP with a real, live former President of the United States.  They can all dress up in suits and pretend to be Cabinet officials in an emergency session over the appropriations bill, or something.  Or maybe a crack Secret Service team dedicated to protecting Obama from the evil Republicons ninja strike force…

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Sh*t, wait, there could be actual money in this.  Look, whoever from the DNC is assigned to monitor this site: tell your people to call me in February, once your guy’s done moving out.  Business is, as they say, business – and you want somebody who is not in love with your guy running this thing.  Love will get in the way of the profit margin… and the margin on this could be huge**. Continue reading #rsrh Whither the post-Presidential Obama?