Monday, August 31, 2009

My First Post

Wow, my first post. Not only is this my first time writing for a blog, but also the first time writing on something other than a word document.

I decided to write on this blog to share my many ideas. One is for a movie; pesificly a prequel for Micheal Bay's mercy killing movie and its engine gunk of a sequel, Transformers( how did Steven Spielberg get persuated into producing such crap). I just hope Bay doesn't read this or he'll be the one making another million bucks.

In the first Transformers movie, Optimus Prime mentioned the war on the Transformers' homeplanet, Cybertron(oh the names are oh so creative). This got me thinking. Why not go into further depth of this war? Better yet, why not explane how Megatron became a dictator and how Optimus became a CGI version of Winston Churchill?

There are many things that I wanted to introduce a few of these concepts:

1. The Transformers could always transform, but not into feeble merchandising atempts, but into futuristic war machines. Now the media will finally use imagination(hey, I can dream, can't I).

2.The war wasn't just fought on Cybertron, but on dozens of backwater planets. In some cases, some Autobots and/or Decepticons actually transform into large metallic beasts.

3. Megatron actually built and brainwashed most of his troops. This is just an excuse to explain the emotionaless antaganists in the other films :p.

I would spare more details, but then this intry would be take a parsec to read(a parsec is about 3 lightyears, just FYI).

Also FYI: the Autobots are the good guys, the Decipicons are the bad guys, and Megatron is the leader of the Decipicons. Oh, and Optimus Prime is the leader of the Autobots.

Sunday, August 9, 2009

The Very First Post of No Substance

My father Charles began as a journalist and evolved into a freelance writer. He lives in New York City.

I am a computer programmer by trade, but have always liked to write and have recently been writing freelance online articles, as well as a regular column about the Cleveland Indians. I have other unpublished works of fiction that resist editing. I live in Austin, Texas.

My son Chris (born August 1996) has always loved to make up his own stories. He has been developing fiction-writing and poetry skills in school and in extracurricular camps.

We are the Buffums. And the Buffums write.