“At this point in my life in addition to writing about movies, I may write about what it’s like to cope with health challenges and the limitations they can force upon you. It really stinks that the cancer has returned and that I have spent too many days in the hospital. So on bad days I may write about the vulnerability that accompanies illness. On good days, I may wax ecstatic about a movie so good it transports me beyond illness.”
Tomo and Aaron, filmed at the Fremont Abbey by Alicia Palaniuk. Grand Hallway plays live at the Abbey on 5/9.
Love this song. Also check out the studio recording on Bandcamp, under “Songs from Touchy Feely”.
Wondering what movie to see this weekend? Look no further than the film about North Korean terrorists invading the White House, Olympus Has Fallen!
What’s that you say? Oh, you’re one of those people who need to hear some reviews first? Not to worry! These fellow movie goers’ tweets are sure to sell you on the film:
Whenever I see someone use that specific slur, I wonder how old could they possibly be.
“Good Mercian movie.” Mitt Romney gives it two thumbs up.
(P.S. The villains in the movie are North Korean.)
There are a ton of these “now I hate all Asians” tweets on Twitter now…
…but that above tweet specifically led to this amazing conversation:
At least she knows what she is, I guess?
Wait a minute…take a close look at who “favorited” that last tweet.
He is rightfully suspicious of Internet-centric utopias, but now might be a time to go beyond suspicion, and to engage in what media scholar Henry Jenkins calls a “critical utopianism.” In the void left by the defeated solutionist vision, we need new stories to tell about the future of technology in society. What remains to be seen is who will step up to tell them.
— Los Angeles Review of Books - The God That Failed: Evgeny Morozov’s “To Save Everything, Click Here” (via anxiaostudio)
Final day in Hawaii before heading back to New York.
How does a 10-year old know how to draw a martini?
Hellen Jo is pure bad ass.
The Giant Robot Tape Robot shirt is back at GR. JJ Abrams wears it on set!