For some of them they ARE providing a service. Only a few of the larges manufacturers could afford to maintain showrooms and service shops for their brands everywhere multi-brand dealers exist. Sure, you'd still be able to get a Subaru in Seattle or a Mitsubishi in Minneapolis, but only a Ford could serve Fairbanks or… » 10/31/14 12:00am Yesterday 12:00am

Do Asimov's Robot novels, they're perfect for TV, as long as you don't overdo the BEEP BOOP ALMOST HUMAN angle. Settings make for cool sci-fi set pieces, but could mostly be limited to backgrounds or small CG elements on real backgrounds, so it shouldn't be too expensive to pull off. The first and third novels in… » 10/29/14 1:09am Wednesday 1:09am