Tessa Morrison

Why are there so many blogs about rainbows?

Why are there so many blogs about rainbows?

As a kid I could tell from the style of puppet or animatronic whether Jim and his crew had any hand in it and loved any footage I could get of them working on set.

Catch This Ghost Film

Catch This Ghost Film

So what do you get when you take THE FRIGHTENERS, GHOSTBUSTERS, and contemporary irreverent humor and blend it together? You get DEADTECTIVES

They Must Be Told! - The Real Story Behind Sex Madness

They Must Be Told! - The Real Story Behind Sex Madness

SEX MADNESS is an 'educational' film from 1938 about the horrors of syphilis and sex! Directed by Dwain Esper, who some call the father of exploitation films, this film uses its educational stance to portray otherwise taboos topics not permitted in theaters due to the Motion Picture Production Code of 1930 which only became stricter in the 1940s. 

Everything You Wanted To Know About Gothic Architecture But Were Afraid To Ask

Everything You Wanted To Know About Gothic Architecture But Were Afraid To Ask

Other Worlds Austin presents the World Premiere of THE PERFECT HOST: A SOUTHERN GOTHIC TALE. at Flix Brewhouse (8/22) and will conclude with a Q&A from director/co-writer Derrick Sims.

Library Wars

Library Wars

The year is 2028 and violence in schools and universities of all levels have reached epic proportions and the mortality rate is so high that only 35% of students make it out alive and of that less than 15% graduate. To combat this the U.S. has enrolled all-VR schooling starting in 2030.

SILENT HILL: From Console to Big Screen

SILENT HILL: From Console to Big Screen

The SILENT HILL movie came out in 2006 and is probably one of the few video game-to-film adaptations that perfectly recreated the vibe and ambience of the source material.

OWA Profile: Tessa Morrison

OWA Profile: Tessa Morrison

I'm a social butterfly who loves raving about the fest and connecting people to something they wouldn't otherwise be aware of. It's not about who knew of it first...it's about sharing the experience.

Stranger Predictions For Stranger Things Season 2

Stranger Predictions For Stranger Things Season 2

This series is like four movies rolled into one: An adult mystery/cop procedural, a teen coming of age story, then a teen horror, and a summer kids film. Even so, here are some fun fan theories, some of my own, and a stinker.  

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai and the Literal Island We Find Ourselves On

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai and the Literal Island We Find Ourselves On

If I were stranded on a literal island, [I would pick] Buckaroo Banzai. Along with being a stylish fellow who bares a striking resemblance to one Peter Weller, dude is a super well-rounded, renaissance man; he's a rock star, doctor(neurosurgeon), test pilot, and physicist. 

DAVE MADE HIS MAZE with A LOT of help from Art Director Jeff White

DAVE MADE HIS MAZE with A LOT of help from Art Director Jeff White

"All I know is that we used enough cardboard to give me PTSD  at the very sight of a pizza box these days."

The Craft

The Craft

OWA founder, Bears Fonte, has approved a rescue mission to help save Dave from his maze. But he said not all staff members can go on the mission—who will be left to run the festival? He has tasked Dan Repp, Senior Programmer and Event Director, with interviewing OWA staff to determine who goes into the maze. Next up, Tessa Morrison, Outreach Director.

Outreach Director Wants to Fill Your Holes. (No, not like that.)

Outreach Director Wants to Fill Your Holes. (No, not like that.)

Other Worlds Austin's Outreach Director, Tessa Morrison hasn't been seen or heard from in weeks. Where is she and what is she up to? Did she choke on some microwaved meal and now lies dead on her floor with the house cat eating her face? Get abducted by aliens? Eaten by wild boar? We aren't sure, but we are going to find out. 

Pass the Remote - Tessa on Television Shows

Pass the Remote - Tessa on Television Shows

I was raised on television, so after much debating and hemming and hawing, here are my top 5 favorite television shows of the past 5 years. I chose some based on the educational merit of the times and others on the taste of entertainment of our times.

BITH IN A PITH Presents: A STAR WARS Bestiary

BITH IN A PITH Presents: A STAR WARS Bestiary

Greetings! Jeffn Dahai here, the Bith in a Pith! You may know my musician brother Tedn Dahai of the infamous Cantina Band, Figrin D'an and the Modal Nodes. Anyways, I'm here to show you the various creatures of the Star Wars Universe! Exciting, right?! Come with me as we tackle garbage squids, skirt sand worms, and avoid being crushed by the deadly Rancor.

Kelsey Don't Be Like Sam Neill in EVENT HORIZON

Kelsey Don't Be Like Sam Neill in EVENT HORIZON

Another transmission would come through as we'd grow closer to the last known location of the missing vessel. A distress signal. Likely riddled with static and alarming behavior...that seems on the level. So of course we would go investigate in that case...