A Kovacs

About A Kovacs

I'm the Director of Døøm here at Empty Set Entertainment, and a founding partner at Audacity Events, a San Diego based management company that builds world class events and manages one-of-a-kind talent.  I'm a movie geek, Doctor Who fan, skeptic and science nerd. I don't like chocolate all that much.

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Friday Fix – Inside Empty Set:
Con Season Begins!

Badge from SiglerFest 2k13As Scott is busy furiously packing up Empty Set Studios North, we stole a few moments to record another edition of Inside Empty Set, where we talk about things pertinent to the business side of our business.

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This one’s all about convention season: which ones we’ll be attending and why. Also some dissection of Scott’s past strategy vs. our current plan.

This year we’ll attend: Balticon, San Diego Comic Con, Dragon*Con, SiglerFest & ReadCon in Greeley, CO.

Want to hear us talk about something in particular in future episodes of Inside Empty Set? Please drop us a line, or leave a note in the comments.

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Friday Fix — Inside Empty Set: Moving on Up!

We’re back with another edition of Inside Empty Set, where we talk about things pertinent to the business side of our business.

Big news today: Sigler is moving to San Diego! That’s right, the Future Dark Øverlord is moving to America’s Finest City, and Empty Set Entertainment will coalesce into one shiny office!

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Friday Fix — Chuckles Mulrooney Full-Cast Live Reading

Chuckles takes a call

This is a terrific, full-cast, live reading of “Chuckles Mulrooney, Attorney for the Damned.” It was recording at the New Media Expo in Las Vegas in January 2014, and was engineered and mastered by Bryan Lincoln. Renee Chambliss did the cajoling and organizing on behalf of NMX to select the right story, and they assembled the perfect cast to bring it to life! Big thanks to both, and we hope you enjoy it!

 

The Killer Cast:
Narrator – Renee Chambliss
Victor – Johnny Feisty
Morty – Scott Sigler
Satan – Rish Outfield
Chuckles – Big Anklevich
Mephistopheles – Marshal Latham
Sound effects by Bryan Lincoln

This sounds so good and is proof of a rich, wonderful environment alive and well in podcast fiction. As I mention in the intro, there were several live readings during the conference, all delightful.

Big thanks to Bryan Lincoln for the wonderful story audio.

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Friday Fix — Inside Empty Set: Doggs & Deadlines

We received a good bit of feedback after our post-PANDEMIC tour discussion, saying it was nice to see “behind the curtain” a little.

As we always aim to please, we’re planning to chat about the ins and outs of Empty Set about once a month, as the schedule allows.

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In this first episode we talk a bunch about Scott’s oppressive deadlines, and more about Snoop Dogg than you’d imagine, or I would have liked. But there you go.

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Friday Fix: SiglerFest 2K14 Registration is Now Open!

If you missed any of the previous three SiglerFests, you missed a great weekend with great people.

Come for the Sigler, stay for the awesome Junkies you will meet and love and cherish your whole life long. I’m not even kidding. And, who can say, maybe the cousins will turn up! Will Pope Siglericus XXX risk showing his face in Las Vegas again? And SiglerFest 2K13 taught us that Francis Dominic Oliveri is terrible at arm wrestling and smacktalking, but good at bowling and karaoke. Okay, not great at bowling either.

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Transporter Private Cloud Storage

Transporter Private Cloud Storage

This week’s Friday Fix is a hybrid — it’s also about one of our advertisers. We’ve recently started using Transporter private cloud storage as our primary storage for all the audiobooks, podcasts and video that Scott’s created over the last nine years.

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Scott and I chat about the pros and cons for us, and some early pitfalls Scott experienced in trying to back up 800gb of data. (That, my friends, is officially a lot of data.)

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Friday Fix — New OS1 Orbiting Death Jerseys!

Even though in our heart of hearts we like to think everyone’s a Krakens fan … we know some of you have been dying to get your mitts on an Orbiting Death jersey.

And now, dear Junkies, the wait is over! Watch the video to see the jersey in all it’s black and red glory!

Also, a little last minute detail about tomorrow’s launch for GFL Book V.

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FridayFix — Post-PANDEMIC Tour Wrap Up & GFL Pre-order Prep!

PANDEMIC tour re-cap and how to prep for the GFL Book V pre-order, happening Feb 1!

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A couple of weeks back we did a little podcast about how we went about booking the PANDEMIC Tour. Today we’re bringing you a short sweet little wrap up recorded this week just as Scott was heading home at the end of a successful tour.

We also talk a bit about the big GFL pre-order event coming this Saturday! Ready or not, it’s almost here! Check out the crowd at the Redondo Beach Mysterious Galaxy, below, all of whom came out for the LA stop of the PANDEMIC tour. Some didn’t make it out alive, but there were a lot of them, so it’s not really a problem.

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NOCTURNAL Episode #14

Robin’s role as the acting Chief Medical Examiner means she’s the first to process the body of Jay Parlar, the latest member of the BoyCo gang to die. This brings her face-to-face — for the first time in six months — with her ex-lover Bryan Clauser. Can she shed light on what happened to Parlar, and is there any hope to rekindle her romance with The Terminator?

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FridayFix — Booking the PANDEMIC Book Tour

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If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to get Scott out on the road for a book tour, this FridayFix is for you.

Listen to learn everything you ever need to know about the PANDEMIC Tour, but also for tips, tricks and guidelines in case you ever want to book your own tour.  We do things a little more punk-rock style than the Big 6, as you might imagine.

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FridayFix – The 2013 Year in Review

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Our annual Year In Review tradition continues!

If you’ve never heard our rambling year end recaps, be forewarned: it’s a hour-long schmooze fest where Scott and I recount the year, talking business behind-the-scenes, cool projects, and this year … a big announcement at the end!

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Merry Christmas from Empty Set!

It’s Christmas, and the FDØ and I wanted to celebrate with all of you!

Here’s the deal: starting right now through midnight Pacific Time on Friday, December 27th, all the ebooks […]

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NOCTURNAL Episode #5

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Bryan’s career is on the line as he and Pookie get the results from the Shooting Review Board. When Bryan fired on the would-be assassin in […]

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PANDEMIC is the conclusion to the New York Times bestselling INFECTED trilogy, out Jan. 21 from Crown Publishing

FridayFix: PANDEMIC University Tour

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Good news Junkies, the PANDEMIC tour is booked!

We’ve got the tour dates for the PANDEMIC University Tour to promote Scott’s next novel, the conclusion to […]

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NOCTURNAL Episode #4

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In Episode #4, we meet Aggie James. Going through a bit of a hard few years, Aggie most just wants to be warm, dry and extremely high. […]

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