The New iPad Format...
is really going to change my Tumblr habits up.
I take no joy— none whatsoever— in writing deeply critical reviews of plays and films I did not enjoy watching. Yet it’s part of the bargain that comes with working this beat, and it does no one any good to conceal what I saw. As always, I’m only looking to make better work. By whatever means I can.
Signs of the Zombie Apocalypse?
Fagilyu Mukhametzyanov, 49, was wrongly declared dead by doctors, but she actually died after hearing people pray for her soul in Kazan, Russia, according to the Daily Mail. … Her final cause of death was heart failure, according to reports. Her “first death” was also heart-related, a suspected heart attack. This isn’t the first time a funeral has taken an...
Tesla Roadster reaches the end of the line. →
spytap: ladimcbeth: If you want to buy a Tesla Roadster, you have two months. They’re stopping production to focus on their sedan. This sucks. …Damn. WHAT!?!?!?
Pixar's Motto: Going From Suck to Nonsuck | Fast... →
spytap: In a world that is obsessed with preventing errors and perfection, perhaps it’s ironic that despite 11 straight blockbuster movies, Pixar cofounder and President Ed Catmull describes Pixar’s creative process as “going from suck to nonsuck.” That’s because Catmull and Pixar’s directors think it’s better to fix problems than to prevent errors. “My strategy has always been: be wrong as...
Naps are essential to my process. Not dreams, but that state adjacent to sleep,...– William Gibson (via austinkleon)
Werner Herzog will record "Go The Fuck To Sleep"... →
austinkleon: This is too good. Life imitates art. And how crazy that the book is still #2 on Amazon. Because of “piracy.” Thx, Maud.
Actually, the WiiU is probably going to do horribly in terms of actual games....– My brother Eric, commenting on this post, and probably accurately predicting the future. (via lizlet) No offense Liz, but I totally disagree with your brother’s premise, as well as his conclusions. The Wii was the most successful console of this generation, so I don’t understand his “still be the...
Oh come on...
Where’s the follow count? More importantly where’s the saved drafts and the fucking queue this morning? I just sent a post down the memory hole. GET IT TOGETHER TUMBLR.
As Arthur C. Clarke said...
“Any advanced form of technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Judging by the amount of confusion as to what the Wii U caused this week I think it is safe to call the device magical. That and to maybe call the Nintendo marketing department out for being “far too trusting” of people’s ability to discern that they were talking about a new set-top box when they...
Did You Know: Cousin Marriage Is More Legal Than... →
States that allow marriage between first cousins vs. states that allow marriage between gay couples.