Lyricism in Girders, Harmony in Rusty Pipes →
David Byrne’s NYC summer project: a sound and architecture installation in the disused Great Hall of the Battery Maritime Building, “a 99-year-old former ferry terminal at the end of Whitehall Street”.
The New York City Waterfalls →
Olafur Eliasson’s latest project: building waterfalls in the East River. This summer in NYC.
Fidel Castro questions Obama →
Better than a Celebrity Death Match!
WHIPPED: Pauline Kael's review of 'Raiders of the... →
Just in case you’re feeling nostalgic after watching ‘The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull’, or simply miss the late Pauline *Kick-ass* Kael too badly.
Dice Sharon Stone che il terremoto in Cina è venuto perché il Paese c’ha il...– Livefast (via kekkoz)
JunkiePop recensisce Gomorra, e qui chissà quando... →
I take as much pleasure in writing this as Jed Leland did in reviewing Susan...– Philip French reviews Woody Allen’s Cassandra’s Dream
The Telectroscope – 22 May-15 June 2008. London... →
Hardly anyone knows that a secret tunnel runs deep beneath the Atlantic Ocean. In May 2008, more than a century after it was begun, the tunnel has finally been completed. An extraordinary optical device called a Telectroscope has been installed at both ends which miraculously allows people to see right through the Earth from London to New York and vice versa.
Student researching al-Qaida tactics held for six... →
I better clear my search history. What, with a PhD on post-9/11 cinema…
Download the Complete Calvin & Hobbes →
You drank too much and fell off your bike →
The superhuman David Byrne is only human :-)
When two football teams play a game, they agree that the game ends when the...– They think it’s all over (The Guardian)
Somebody stop Woody Allen |The Guardian →
The ever-sharp Joe Queenan speaks up, and thank God for that. I gave up after ‘Match Point’ and decided that the best way to enjoy Woody Allen was to retreat to a life of dvds, from back when he was a great humorist and an imaginative film director. Bravo Woody, but ya basta.
German Lesson #24 (per la precisione)
German Teacher: Was ist Ihr Lieblingsfilm?
Me: Mein Lieblingsfilm heisst Acht ein Halb von Federico Fellini.
German Teacher: Claudia, was ist Ihr Lieblingsfilm?
Claudia: Star Wars mit Harrison Ford.
Kermode Uncut →
Just what the world’s been waiting for: Kermode unleashed, tells it like it is. (Check out the Cannes video, hilarious)
Yes we Cannes! →
A broader take on Cannes from Salon.com
Anger as new film of IRA hero Bobby Sands screens... →
Ovvero, il Festival comincia oggi, e visto che non hanno film in concorso perchè i Francesi li snobbano, i Brits stanno rivangando la storia di Bobby Sands dicendo che il film sarà la grande controversia del Festival. Bof.
The first rule of Mr Big is you don’t marry Mr Big.
Walcott Vampire Weekend
Walcott, don’t you know that it’s insane? Don’t you want to get out of Cape Cod, out of Cape Cod tonight? Walcott, Mystic seaport is that way Don’t you know that your life would be lost out of Cape Cod tonight? Walcott, don’t you know that it’s insane? Don’t you want to get out of Cape Cod, out of Cape Cod tonight? Walcott, the bottleneck is a shit show...
Bye bye Danny Federici
This eulogy was delivered by Bruce Springsteen at Danny’s funeral on April 21 in Red Bank, New Jersey:FAREWELL TO DANNY Let me start with the stories. Back in the days of miracles, the frontier days when “Mad Dog” Lopez and his temper struck fear into the band, small club owners, innocent civilians and all women, children and small animals. Back in the days when you could still...