Springtime for alt.news

Ah, spring. Is there a better a time of year? The weather is getting warmer (or in Carbondale, staying the same) the flowers are blooming, the trees are getting greener… And we don’t get to experience any of it. Because when it’s springtime for us the heavy productions are just beginning and the doors to

4 Down, 2 to Go

Tonight, Episode 13.04 will go out on the air through WSIU at 10:00pm, leaving only two more shows left in our 13th season. We last blogged about a pre-production workshop that produced the script for alt.alarm, the alarm clock that will go as far as creating a nuclear holocaust just to get you out of


This Saturday we had the first in a series of alt.news workshops that will cover the step-by-step production process for ID’s, fake commercials, and segments ideas. Naturally we began with a pre-production overview to help people plan their shoots. As fun as it is to make everything up as you go along, we learned today

Always Distorted

Well, the first week of November is already gone, and as promised our Distortion episode is rapidly approaching. The episode will air November 13th and if you haven’t seen the promo yet you can check out here. You’ll have to forgive the long gaps in blog posts, as we’re entering our typical Episode-Completion lull. After rushing

In the Beginning

Greetings all! Welcome to the inception of the Alt.News Blog. Chances are if you’ve made it as far as this post, you have a sense of who we are, and what we do. But if not, let me give you a preview: Okay, okay so maybe we borrowed some of that. But the truth is,