There is a lot of hype right now about Red camera outperforming high-end HD...– ] Rian Johnson’s exhaustive article on the RED
His work meant a lot to me, not because it was ironic or postmodern, but because...– ] Nicholas Rombes on David Forster Wallace I’m still trying to make sense of why DFWs death cut me so much. This gets it close. His work is known for being clever, but he took clever and made it deeply human.
Rehearsal Technique Scrapbook →
Compling my own scrapbook of rehearsal techniques / exercises / warmups. Somebody may find it useful. Eventually, it would be nice to have a wiki so a community could grow… although rehearsals are usually entwined with the specifics of a project. Thinking about it - a lot of these could be useful in a photoshoot.
“Instead, we ended up with the largest and fastest redistribution of...– ] Douglas Rushkoff on the Financial Melt Up Short version: Marx and Hegel were (at least partly) right: capitalism collapses into communism. The US is teteering on the edge of being a socialist state. Deliciously ironic.
Dostoevsky wrote fiction about identity, moral value, death, will, sexual vs....– ] David Forster Wallace (via LA Times)
alas poor yorick
david forster wallace is dead. hanged himself. motherfucker. for the last decade, DFW has been my favourite writer and has a huge influence over these formative years. heart breaking.
Wed, 8th September, 2pm (approx): “So what are you all about then?” A moment’s silence. Then a series of coherent answers. For example: “I work standing up” “When someone needs to talk to someone else, I walk them over to the other person” At this point, I really, really understood that I had a pretty coherent, interweaved set of values*. A...
There’s nothing wrong with fucking shit up every single day. But you have to...– ] Merlin (the) Mann, Better
Cynicism is a cheap substitute for sophistication. You don’t actually have...– ] John McCarthy (coined “artifical intelligence”)