I love tropes!
I want more. Not really Herzog, but a pretty good imitation.
NPR just announced that Weezer and the Snuggie have teamed up to offer a bundled Weezer-branded Snuggie along with their new album. TOO MUCH!
Powerful bit of short-form documentary work from the NYT on suicide among returning Iraq veterans, including self-documentation from the victim, showing just how saturated we all are in recording technology.
Ben Schott has a nice little tidbit in the NYT on language — as has been much lamented by many as Twitter increases its presence — as it changes when limited. Rather than abbreviating with acronyms, maybe we should return to this code of telegraphy, no?
“Nostalgia is the desire for desire.” — Susan Stewart, On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection
This is how you sell a wide-angle lens.
It’s amazing the things people hear and see and think to mash up.