I think it’s always important for academics to study popular culture, even if the thing they are studying is idiotic. If it’s successful or made a dent in culture, then it is worthy of study to find out why.
I’m a science fiction geek from birth – that’s just who I am.
Especially, I think, living in any fantasy or science fiction world means really understanding what you’re seeing and reading really densely on a level that a lot of people don’t bother to read.
Science fiction is like a blender – you can put in any historical experience and take influences from everything you see, read or experience.
Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE. – Joss Whedon
My dad would go to work every day and write in a room full of funny people. He enjoyed it. I know great writers who find the process agonising but to me, writing has always been sheer joy. – Joss Whedon
As we all know, blinking lights means science. – Joss Whedon
Science fiction is like a blender – you can put in any historical experience and take influences from everything you see, read or experience. – Joss Whedon