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Summer Aspirin Prices to Rise 6% with Coming Wave of 3D Films

Summer Aspirin Prices to Rise 6% with Coming Wave of 3D Films

Bob Lincoln April 14, 2012 1

The coming wave of summer 3D blockbuster movies is expected to push the price of analgesics used to combat headaches up an average of 6% nationwide, according to an FDA spokesman.  The big movie... 

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Screening of Films by Future Unemployed Animators Announced

Screening of Films by Future Unemployed Animators Announced

Bob Lincoln April 13, 2012 1

Eastern Whittier State University will be screening a program of senior thesis films by graduating animation students, almost all of whom will never find jobs in animation.  The screening is set for 7:30 pm,... 

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Studios Snatching Up Cookbooks after Success of <i>Hunger Games</i>

Studios Snatching Up Cookbooks after Success of Hunger Games

Bob Lincoln April 12, 2012 1

The recent success of The Hunger Games has lead to a frenzy of rights licensing for fresh culinary-themed properties as studios try to turn the contemporary foodie craze into the next big formulaic feature... 

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Sex with Interns on Location Shoots in Los Angeles Down 7% in Q1

Sex with Interns on Location Shoots in Los Angeles Down 7% in Q1

Bob Lincoln April 10, 2012 2

An overall increase in sex with interns during feature film shoots on Los Angeles streets was more than offset by a decrease in sex with interns on television shoots, according to figures released by... 

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Freelance Modeler Killed in Transformers Toy Shelf Collapse

Freelance Modeler Killed in Transformers Toy Shelf Collapse

Bob Lincoln April 8, 2012 1

Lance “BumbleBee” McGowan, a 29 year old freelance 3D modeler and comic book artist, was tragically killed last Friday, when his entire Transformers toy collection, housed on several 5-foot glass shelves, fell on him... 

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Teletoon Gives Series to Mediocre Animator Just To Shut Him Up

Teletoon Gives Series to Mediocre Animator Just To Shut Him Up

Bob Lincoln April 8, 2012 5

Fed up with constant phone calls to development execs, rambling misspelled blog posts and obnoxious drunken rants at film festivals, Canadian broadcaster Teletoon has signed mediocre Toronto animator Colin McKenzie to write, produce and... 

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Syfy Appoints Noted CryptoZoologist as Head of Original Movie Naming

Syfy Appoints Noted CryptoZoologist as Head of Original Movie Naming

Bob Lincoln April 8, 2012 0

Reflecting the successful convergence of Syfy’s original movie production programming and the fantastic world of cryptid legendry, the channel this past Wednesday named world-renown cryptozoologist Dr. Colin Kraken-Daft to the newly created development position... 

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Slept With Boss and He Gets Fired – Can I Ask HR About My Raise?

Slept With Boss and He Gets Fired – Can I Ask HR About My Raise?

Bob Lincoln April 8, 2012 0

This week, I try to help a young agency executive navigate the treacherous waters of office romance and learn an important lesson of how best to use sex for her career advancement. Dear Bob:... 

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Animators-Only Dating Website Signs Up 45th Subscriber

Animators-Only Dating Website Signs Up 45th Subscriber

Bob Lincoln April 8, 2012 1

Specialized dating websites come and go all the time.  Now, the brainchild of two former animators, IOnlyDateAnimators.com, has reached a milestone, claiming to have signed up its 45th subscriber after only 6 months online.... 

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California Lawmakers OK Exec-Led Prayers at Studios

California Lawmakers OK Exec-Led Prayers at Studios

Bob Lincoln April 8, 2012 0

The California State Legislature has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would allow senior executive-led prayer at entertainment studios, according to a Sacramento Bee report. Introduced by Burbank Councilwoman Maria Key-Freym and known as the... 

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Alleged $285 Plot to Steal <i>Mars Needs Moms</i> DVDs Foiled

Alleged $285 Plot to Steal Mars Needs Moms DVDs Foiled

Bob Lincoln April 5, 2012 0

Two men are in custody after they were apprehended stealing 40 palettes of Mars Needs Moms DVDs, worth an estimated $285.00, from the shipping dock of a Texarkana Walmart. The pair planned to rob... 

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Images Reportedly Show Extensive North Korean Preparations for Doctor Who Convention

Images Reportedly Show Extensive North Korean Preparations for Doctor Who Convention

Bob Lincoln April 4, 2012 0

Recent satellite images of a North Korean military complex show what appear to be rows of Tardises lined up next to a flatbed truck filled with Daleks, alongside other evidence of extensive and accelerated... 

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Top Chinese Court Backs Steep Fee Increase for DVD Piracy Licenses

Top Chinese Court Backs Steep Fee Increase for DVD Piracy Licenses

Bob Lincoln April 3, 2012 3

The Supreme People’s Court in Beijing ruled on Monday that the government was justified in increasing the annual license fee charged owners of shops that sell pirated DVDs and software programs.  At issue was... 

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Exec Miraculously Rescued from Unscheduled MIPtv Pitch Meeting

Exec Miraculously Rescued from Unscheduled MIPtv Pitch Meeting

Bob Lincoln April 2, 2012 1

A Canal + development exec, trapped against a hallway support beam for more than 15 minutes in conversation with a Bollywood producer pitching a kid’s animated TV special, was miraculously rescued yesterday by members... 

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21 Warning Signs it’s Time to Dump Your Animator Boy

21 Warning Signs it’s Time to Dump Your Animator Boy

Bob Lincoln April 1, 2012 6

As you sit alone with your thoughts on yet another lonely, miserable Friday night, a half-empty Chardonnay bottle at your side, while your main squeeze and two of his work buds giggle through another... 

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