Seven-time Emmy Award winning actor Ed Asner is filming a TV pilot in my Maryland.
Interesting post on Quora about (at least one person’s—Marcus Geduld) take on bad acting. It’s a long post, so here are a few excerpts. 1. he makes me believe he’s actually going through whatever his character is going through. 2. he has to surprise me. 3. he is vulnerable. This part caught my eye: There […]
From James Lileks.
You make the call. From lileks.tumblr.com.
Mystery Science Theater 3000, for those of you not in the know, was a fantastic sort of found art satire in the 90s. I watched it religiously in grad school. In many ways helped me to get through it. After a hard week, Saturday’s getting up and watching Joel and the ‘Bots was a great […]
According to this website, (and this one, too), in the late 1950s the muppets were up to some strange things: In 1957, Jim Henson was approached by a Washington, D.C. coffee company to produce ads for Wilkins Coffee. The local stations only had ten seconds for station identification, so the commercials had to be lightning-fast […]
So it turns out that practically every day on my way to work I drive past Factor’s Deli…
Nothing more need be said.
For those of you who are Saki fans (link): We were scammed, what should we do? We are three sisters, and we work in politics. We belong to a club, the New Didactic, in Calais Street. We usually meet people who invite us to lunch in the club’s lobby. Today we were supposed to […]
This almost abstract animated short is contemporary, but reads like a weird mash-up of early computer graphics from the Seventies, in particular many scary logos. This is the kind of computer animation I adored as a kid. Authored by Kadavre Exquis. What is Dead May Never Die from Kadavre Exquis on Vimeo.