“Keep Austin Weird,” the city’s inhabitants have been saying since 2000, when a community college librarian coined the phrase to explain his donation to local public radio. Being weird ourselves, we are in no position to judge how well the phrase expresses Austin’s unique identity. All we know is, when... Read more

Every fall, as Thanksgiving approaches, we CreativeFuture employees receive an e-mail (slightly reworded from last year) asking us to report what we’ve appreciated during the past year. ‘Tis the season for us to release involuntary groans as we wonder how we’re going to dredge up the appropriate sentiments once again.... Read more

Denise Huth is not a fan of horror. And that’s surprising, considering that she produced the biggest sci-fi/horror series in television history, The Walking Dead. Moving to Los Angeles from Denver, Colorado with zero ties to the entertainment industry, she had no idea her journey would take her from working... Read more

Every year, a certain day creeps toward us, stealthily approaching while we remain unaware. Suddenly, the nightmare pounces, grasping us in its clutches. All we can do is scream! We’re talking, of course, about the end of Daylight Savings Time. Seriously, who really thinks the sun should come up an... Read more

After winning three Latino Alternative Theater Awards for “Hamlet in Harlem” (Best Production, Direction, and Ensemble) Alberto Ferreras refuses to sit on his hands. He is planning to bring the show back before the end of the 2023 and is also scheduled to premiere a new show in February 2024.... Read more

Portland, Oregon, is known for many things – its many bridges, the International Rose Test Garden, literary greats like Ursula K. Le Guin and Chuck Pahlaniuk, craft beer, indie music, comics publishers, craft beer… It’s easy to become blissfully lost in “Beervana.” Before we do, we had better share our... Read more

When Sam Altman, CEO of the company behind ChatGPT, gave Congressional testimony about the dangers of AI, many believed Altman had genuinely altruistic intentions. More cynically, we wondered if Altman was embarking on a preemptive apology tour, aiming to foster good will before damning revelations about his company could come... Read more

In June 2023, WesternRus announced to customers with regret that it would have to suspend its piracy operation. Given that WesternRus had profited handsomely from selling films – without bearing any costs of making them – what could possibly explain its sudden demise? According to WesternRus, its profitability had been... Read more

The 48th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will take place from September 7-17, 2023. As usual, an eager audience will gather for numerous screenings, including premieres of films from countries around the world. Here’s everything you need to know to enjoy the festival. Honorees Recipients of TIFF Tribute Awards are... Read more