Breaking Bad News: Will the Real Saul Goodman Please Stand Up?

In this week's Breaking Bad news roundup, we talk Better Call Saul, possibly meet a real-life Saul Goodman with an over-the-top commercial, wonder what Giancarlo Esposito's life would have been like had he actually turned down a defining role, hear that Bryan Cranston's doing OK for himself as LBJ on Broadway, and see Breaking Bad … Continue reading Breaking Bad News: Will the Real Saul Goodman Please Stand Up?

Breaking Bad News: Godzilla vs. Heisenberg, Los Pollos Cocinero, and the Music of Breaking Bad

Let’s see what’s new in the world of Breaking Bad this week: Bryan Cranston to Star in (Yet Another) Godzilla Remake An immoveable object meets an unstoppable force? This line in the trailer below—“It was not an earthquake, it wasn't a typhoon … and it is going to send us back to the Stone Age. … Continue reading Breaking Bad News: Godzilla vs. Heisenberg, Los Pollos Cocinero, and the Music of Breaking Bad

A Self-Publishing Lesson from Shark Tank's Mr. Wonderful

If you listen closely to the business sages that infest the waters of Shark Tank, ABC’s popular show where millionaires vie for the chance to invest in entrepreneurs, you’ll learn a few things that could directly apply to the self-publishing journey. For instance, watch the show long enough and you’ll notice that Kevin O’Leary, affectionately … Continue reading A Self-Publishing Lesson from Shark Tank's Mr. Wonderful

Breaking Bad News: Ground Control to Walter Blanco, Take a Facebook Look Back

5. David Costabile, a.k.a. Gale Boetticher, talks Breaking Bad and new movie Somewhere Slow While the interview itself is fairly interesting, I found his reveal about singing “Major Tom” for that never-to-be-forgotten karaoke scene in Breaking Bad to be, well, revealing: The burn of ‘Major Tom’ was that the entire crew watched me do it. … Continue reading Breaking Bad News: Ground Control to Walter Blanco, Take a Facebook Look Back

A Powerful Writing Lesson from House of Cards

While I’m convinced that Breaking Bad has forever ruined me in terms of serialized dramas, my wife and I have succumbed to the allure of Netflix’s House of Cards. We finished the first 13-episode season last night, just in time for the Season 2 premiere on Valentine's Day next week. In terms of scheming and … Continue reading A Powerful Writing Lesson from House of Cards