September 2007

Greetings Programs!

First saw this on the SF-F blog " Commercial director Joseph Kosinski is in final negotiations to develop and direct "Tron," described as "the next chapter" of Disney’s 1982 cult classic. Sean Bailey is producing via the Live Planet banner, as is Steven Lisberger, who co-wrote and directed the original film. " How frakkin’ cool! And from Sci-Fi Wire "Kosinski, who last month signed on to helm the remake of Logan’s Runfor Warner Brothers, will oversee the visual development of the projectand have input on the script, which is being written by Lost writers Eddie Kitsis and Adam Horowitz. Story details are being kept secret." Talk about cool stuff on the movie front…. Tron, Robotech… jeebus!  

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Good bye Ameriquest, I knew thee well.

Well ‘knew’ in the sense that they employed me a few years back. It’s funny to see a company, who’s self proclaimed motto/mission was "Do the right thing" I think in hindsight, that was really "Do the right thing so that Roland can buy another house". The Denver post has a short write up on Ameriquest and Argent (argent isn’t mentioned in the article by name for some reason, referred to only as the wholesale arm or something like that). I’ve worked for both. There’s two reasons it’s on this blog and not my personal one. 1. I worked there, 2. Argent got me into Flex. Although Citigroup is not buying Ameriquest, ACC disclosed Friday that Ameriquest had stopped taking applications Aug. 1, and that would close the business entirely….

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