Hasslein Blog: March 2014


Hasslein Blog

Friday, March 28, 2014

Star Trek Meets Planet of the Apes: I'm a Doctor, Not a Madhouse!

by Rich Handley

Comic book author David Tipton has written some great Star Trek tales, which you should definitely check out if you enjoy Trek, comics or Trek comics: en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/David_Tipton. Yesterday, he sent me this photo of himself holding up one of my books, From Aldo to Zira—Lexicon of the Planet of the Apes: The Comprehensive Encyclopedia. Since that's the book I'm most proud of writing (I admit it... I have a favorite child), that made my day. Thanks, David.

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Today's the Day Marty McFly...

The next time you see someone passing around one of those fake, inaccurate and annoying "Today is the day Marty McFly traveled into the future" memes, be sure to show them this:


Saturday, March 8, 2014

I Write Because of Harold Ramis

by Joseph F. Berenato

Harold Ramis died the other day. I never knew the man personally, never had the privilege of meeting him, and knew nothing about his private life. I only know him through his impressive body of work, as a director, writer and actor.

And I write largely because of him.

I couldn’t tell you the first time I saw Ghostbusters. It seems like it’s always been a part of my life. I know I didn’t see it in the theaters, so logically it had to be on home video, sometime in in the first or second grade. And I don’t think I could properly impress upon you the impact that it had on my life.

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