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Archive: June 2008

Jordan’s Twilight Zone, coming to Horrorthon soon. I’m on a seriously crazy book deadline, but, as soon as the book is done, look out, Rod Serling. Just a heads up.

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2008-06-24 :: Jordan // Horrorthon Posts
Farewell, old friend

After three years of faithful service, my beloved Pioneer DVR-109 internal optical drive has failed. I replaced it today with a brand new, robust DVR-115 (which has already proven itself faster and more reliable than its predecessor—it earned those additional six increments in its name!). Once I got the new drive in there, I disassembled […]

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2008-06-23 :: Jordan // Horrorthon Posts
Unfortunate contrast

Side-by-side photographs on Huffington Post’s “Entertainment page,” earlier today.

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2008-06-19 :: Jordan // Horrorthon Posts
V2

I’ve just completed the second version of my animated short for the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum. This new edition of the gallery exhibition is essentially what I wanted to do all along. I was working on a very tight deadline last time (getting ready for the gallery opening) and wasn’t able to get the […]

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2008-06-12 :: Jordan // Horrorthon Posts
Hulk Bore

[I originally posted this as a comment below, but nobody’s replied yet (in a whole half-hour), so I’m impatiently clamoring for readers by re-posting it up here. Pay attention to me! Me, me, me, me!] [UPDATED BELOW] You know, the thing about The Hulk story in all its incarnations is very simple…so simple that I’m […]

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2008-06-09 :: Jordan // Horrorthon Posts
Jordan’s Two Songs

My anxiety in this case is that my taste is so shallow that I’m just posting tracks that everyone else on Horrorthon not only has heard before but considers to be the most mainstream, freshman year “get over it” obvious music they’ve ever heard. I spent some time poring over my iTunes library but in […]

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[NO SPOILERS] Once upon a time, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg were on exactly the same page, and it was glorious. That time was roughly 1973-1983, and their careers were nearly mirror images: two film-school brats from the California suburbs who had each made intriguing debut features (THX-1138, The Sugarland Express) and extremely profitable follow-ups […]

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I’ve just returned from the small town of Auburn, Indiana, where my grandfather, Gordon Buehrig (who died in 1990) worked as a car designer in the 1930s. He worked on the Auburn, Cord and Duesenberg lines, developing the body surfaces for the entire Duesenberg J line (driven by Gary Cooper and others of that ilk), […]

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