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  • “Phineas And Ferb: Star Wars” – Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh Take On A Galaxy Far, Far Away

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    BY: Marjorie Galas, Editor When Dan Povenmire was a young teen, he begged his mom to drive to their local movie theater hours before “Star Wars” had its first screening. Thinking it would either be the “coolest thing or just stupid,” he raced to be first in line. The magic of George Lucas’ sci-fi saga…

     

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  • Women Take The Lead At Fox’s Girls Night Out

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    BY: Marjorie Galas, Editor A night out is always fun, but a Girl’s Night Out is something special. Fox celebrated a number of their female stars and producers on June 9th at Fox Girls’s Night Out at the Television Academy’s Leonard H. Goldenson Theater to a standing room only crowd. Moderated by Stacey Wilson, senior…

     

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  • ComicCon: The Benefit To Below-The-Line

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    Where can one view an LED glove worn by Michael Jackson and a model spaceship used on the film “Alien,” catch a sneak peak of disaster movie “2012” and obtain signatures from movie stars, directors, writers, and artists of all kinds?  ComicCon is that one stop shopping experience for fans of all things television, movies,…

     

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  • Phineas and Ferb: Music, Mischief, And The Endless Summer Vacation

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    Two writers asked each other, “What would you do with 104 days of summer vacation?”   If you think they answered, “Let’s shop around a cartoon based on the misadventures of two step-brothers and their secret agent platypus until it gets optioned,” you’d be uncovering the origins of Jeff “Swampy” Marsh and Dan Povenmire. “We were…

     

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