This could be a cool video game.
What classes and strata of society will now become the real representatives of culture, will give us our scholars, artists and poets, our creative personalities?
Or is everything to turn to big business, as in America?
Jacob Burckhardt, Reflections on History (1868-71)
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Dude is too pretty. People this handsome need to be shot.
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag
I suppose earlier generations had to sit through all this huffing and puffing with the invention of television, the phone, cinema, radio, the car, the bicycle, printing, the wheel and so on, but you would think we would learn the way these things work, which is this:
1) everything that’s already in the world when you’re born is just normal;
2) anything that gets invented between then and before you turn thirty is incredibly exciting and creative and with any luck you can make a career out of it;
3) anything that gets invented after you’re thirty is against the natural order of things and the beginning of the end of civilisation as we know it until it’s been around for about ten years when it gradually turns out to be alright really.
Apply this list to movies, rock music, word processors and mobile phones to work out how old you are.
douglas adams writing about technology in 1999.
Every year, Dissolve Editor Scott Tobias makes a checklist of the year’s films that he thinks we should all watch for possible Top 10 consideration. Today, we’re sharing the first part of that list—comprising films released between January and July—with our readers, so that you can play along at home. How many have you seen? [Read more…]
Accompanying letterboxd list.
Time to get crackin’.
i want to tweet things about jack morris but i’m posting this here instead even though less people who follow me on here would know anything about him. but oh god why do i care about baseball hall of fame arguments that are the same every year. why do i want to tweet how his “cy young award share” career total is lower than that of jimmy key, barry zito, kevin brown, and r.a. dickey? i guess the people who “watched him pitch” didn’t think he was a top pitcher, either. no? at least this is morris’ last year on the ballot.
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Director: William Friedkin
Director of Photography: Caleb Deschanel
Heroes aren’t made. They are born. - GM