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.

ALONE Episode #9

The Birthday Children and the city of Uchmal are under assault once again. The orbital bombardment is en route. Gaston ordered Em and Zubiri to fire up the Goffspear. Will the ancient weapon work against this orbital menace? Or will the weapon malfunction and destroy the Observatory — and everyone in it.

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ALONE Episode #8

Em and her friends try to understand the nature of the orbital assault. The attack could have easily destroyed Uchmal, if the attackers had used enough force. But despite the deaths and destroyed buildings, the attackers seem to, as Spingate put it, “Go easy” on the Birthday Children. Why? Em makes the trek to the top of the towering Observatory to try and understand why. 

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ALONE Episode #5

The massive Observatory was once a towering source of terror to the Birthday Children. Now it is their home. Now that home is about to reveal a new, deadly secret — one that changes the game forever.

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ALONE Episode #4

The Birthday Children have spent many months preparing for the arrival of strange, unknown starships. As Em gathers more information about this inexorable engagement, she sees that the pressure is causing internal conflict as well. Her people are getting short with each other, even violent — will this corrosion spread to the loving couple that is Spingate, Gaston and their child?

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Chinatown — the perfect screenplay?

StorySmack Episode #29

In this week’s episode Scott and I discuss the storied screenplay for Chinatown. The movie came out in 1974, and the screenplay has been heralded as near-perfect since then. There is a lot to unpack and discuss about the movie, the script, the crew and the era of American filmmaking, so jump right in!

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It’s a lovely movie. A throw-back noir, featuring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway, is based on an original screenplay written by Robert Towne. Towne won the Best Original Screenplay Academy Award for his effort.

LINK TO THE SCREENPLAY PDF:
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ALONE Episode #1

Today we begin ALONE, the conclusion of the Generations Trilogy. In the final installment of this exhilarating sci-fi adventure Scott’s unforgettable heroine, Em Savage, must come to grips once and for all with the perilous mysteries of her own existence.

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THE RIDER Episode #16

We’ve arrived at the final episode for this awesome novella. Find out how the teammates fair after they dismount from their trusted mounts after the final game of the season.

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Jerry Before Seinfeld

StorySmack Episode #27

Jerry Before Seinfeld is a look back by one of the most successful comedians in the world. We starting watching thinking it would be an hour of comedy, only to find an origin story instead. Scott and A discuss this surprising and charming special.

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THE RIDER, a GFL novella by Paul E. Cooley and #1 New York Times best-selling novelist Scott Sigler

THE RIDER Episode #15

Game on! The Lashing at Loppu is about to get underway, and everything is on the line for Pete, Bess, Ian, Dar and the Ridgebacks franchise. Unleash the velociraptor, ladies and gentlemen, and let’s get ready rumble!

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THE RIDER Episode #13

The Ridgebacks arrive at Loppu for the showdown with the Ogres that will determine if they get a chance to defend their title, or don’t make the playoffs at all. Will the conflict between Pete and Ian crush the Ridgebacks’ chances? And, what kind of dirty tricks will the Ogres try to pull to win this match?

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THE RIDER Episode #12

Pete uncovered Tony’s betrayal and the man’s plan to hurt — or kill — Ridgeback mounts. Including Ol’ Bess. How deep does Gredok the Splithead’s involvement in Dinolition go? And what will Gredok try to crush next?

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THE RIDER Episode #10

The Ridgebacks have moved into third place in the four-team playoff standings — they now control their own destiny. If they win their last game against the Loppu Ogres, they are guaranteed a playoff slot. But, Bess’s savage killing of a downed opposition mount will surely lead to a league suspension, or worse. Can the Ridgebacks win without Bess? And, Pete gets a visit from another member of the Ionath Krakens … a very un-welcome visit. 

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THE RIDER Episode #9

The terrorist attack by Purist Church members has been foiled. Pete, Bess and the rest of the team are ready to step onto the pitch and do battle. The playoffs hinge on the outcome of this game — can the Ridgebacks prevail against the best team in Dinolition?

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THE RIDER Episode #8

Dar and her mount Yar are trying to break into the starting lineup. Has their moment arrived? Tony’s position as rider is in jeopardy — he wants more money to continue playing the dangerous sport. Is he locker room poison? And, a dangerous new element threatens the safety of riders and mounts alike. 

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THE RIDER Episode #7

Pete has had it with Tony, but wants to give the kid one more chance to straighten up his act. Will Tony seize this opportunity, or is there something more sinister behind his performance decline. Jerry the Triceratops continues to train. Can he crack the starting lineup and be a shining new star in the world of Dinolition? And is Salton the Grimy looking to sell off Ridgeback tech in order to make up for the shortfall in revenue?

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THE RIDER Episode #6

Pete continues to train up the team for the critical matchup against the Chachana Resurrected. Ian’s struggles to train a new mount come to a head with a temperamental Achillobator named “Bucky.” Will Ian master his new ride, or will he be bitten … again. Doc Baiman needs money to develop new mounts, but team owner Salton the Grimy refuses to cough up the dough. Can Pete motivate him to further invest in the Ridgebacks?

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