Monthly Archives: July 2012
“…as someone who writes about movies, and who cares about the big, flawed thing we call fandom, I’m saddened by someone turning that shared enthusiasm into a weapon. And even if this tragedy hadn’t happened at the premiere of one of a dwindling number of genuinely mass cultural events, I hate the idea of using […]
“Genius is not replicable. Inspiration, though, is contagious, and multiform — and even just to see, close up, power and aggression made vulnerable to beauty is to feel inspired and (in a fleeting, mortal way) reconciled.” – David Foster Wallace In 2006, author David Foster Wallace wrote an essay in the New York Times where […]
A passage through rock ‘n roll history in 100 riffs, 12 minutes, 1 single take: Awesome. Although, I do wish the Pixies showed up . I discovered this on Explore (edited by Maria Popova). For a complete list of riffs click here.