mjec: A great tumblr.
crazy americans be crazy.
Exhibit A: At a Town Hall meeting, somebody asked “Who’s gonna shoot Obama?” The question elicited “laughter”.
Open both tabs. Then lay on bed, and act like...
peasantsong: Tab 1 and Tab 2 DO IT. Oh my god I knew there was a reason I was staying up so late on a Monday night. To do this.
The Day the Movies Died →
Then came Top Gun. The man calling the shots may have been Tony Scott, but the film’s real auteurs were producers Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, two men who pioneered the “high-concept” blockbuster—films for which the trailer or even the tagline told the story instantly. At their most basic, their movies weren’t movies; they were pure product—stitched-together amalgams of amphetamine action...
So there you have it. Illegal immigrants: 393,000. Lying moms: one. Bankers:...– Eye Opening. Terrifying. It will piss you off. (Via givemesomethingtoread)
I’m not sure whether you’ve been into an A&R store the last couple of years....– John Birmingham, on the recently announced bakruptcy of Borders and Angus and Robertson’s
a bright wall in a dark room.: The Conversation... →
brightwalldarkroom: FOR YOUR OWN SAKE, DON’T GET INVOLVED ANY FURTHER by Chad P. It starts with a camera’s dazzling longshot from high above, a slow telephoto zoom that begins with a crowd and winds up with a person - or, rather, the back of a person’s head. Harry Caul (Gene Hackman), supposed…
That’s how much it cost each taxpayer to pay for travel to the funerals for those asylum seekers who tragically died at the end of last year. Two cents. Yet 75% of The Australian’s respondents said we shouldn’t be paying the expenses. …
Anybody who feels the need to tell you how much they’re doing it in all...– The Guardian on Liz Hurley and Warnie
What the hell happened?
In which Vanity Fair discusses the final stages of... →
A 90 minute making of 'The Social Network' →
games are typically considered to be commercial products, rather than creative...– The New Yorker’s profile of Shigeru Miyamoto
scrolling down facebook news feed.
peasantsong: subtletyisnotanoption: don’t care don’t care whore don’t care your life just sucks, doesn’t it? you’re single? don’t care no, it’s cool to write letters to inanimate objects in your status song lyrics, cool you can probably just kill yourself annoying 12 year old inside joke no one gets, cool making out pictures oh yeah. I love the way...
The Importance Of A Liberal Arts Education →
collegewaspointless: linkdaddy: The Importance Of A Liberal Arts Education College is an environment where contentions are encountered, where one’s values and convictions manifest, and where a direction toward a productive life course is developed. This is true no matter what branch of knowledge is pursued. Is it worth the cost anymore? Also, are business employers hiring liberal arts...
The Tarzana-based Columbia (school motto: “No, not that one”) has announced via...– James Franco launches college course on James Franco | Film | Newswire | The A.V. Club (via clembastow)