WARREN ELLIS is a graphic novelist and author of the NYT best-selling novel GUN MACHINE. His graphic novel GLOBAL FREQUENCY is being developed for television by Jerry Bruckheimer and FOX. He is the writer of the graphic novel RED, adapted into the film starring Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren. His next book is NORMAL from FSG.
Links for 2010-04-26
On Fracking and Human Folly – Blinding Science – GOOD "Hydraulic fracturing has a totally excellent nickname: fracking… Fracking (and I'm going to continue to call it that, because the word is awesomely onomatopoetic) works like this: find a crack in the rock and shoot water, some sand, and other chemicals into the crack to make it bigger until you hit something useful, like natural gas…." (tags:geoeco )
New ITV Boss to Shake Up ITV Studios ? Deadline.com "His predecessor Michael Grade trumpeted that he wanted ITV Studios to provide three quarters of all ITV?s programming. By law independent producers must supply the rest. Instead, the percentage of programmes supplied by ITV Studios has declined. In 2005 ITV Studios provided 66% of the network?s schedule. Last year that fell to 47%." (tags:tv )