Friday, April 30, 2004

The Saddest Music in the World
In anticipation of Guy Maddin's new film The Saddest Music in the World, IFC has posted 3 classic Maddin shorts, including Sissy Boy Slap Party, Sombre Dolorosa, and Trip to the Orphanage.

Tuesday, April 27, 2004

Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story
Illegal Art has posted a downloadable copy of Todd Haynes's great Barbie-doll film Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story.

Thursday, April 15, 2004

In my B-movie dream, President Bush looks off camera and says to himself: Dr. Demarco has created a subservient zombie. That's something my government must have!

Tuesday, April 13, 2004

There's a new game going round.

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 23.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.

I wish I had something more, well, wondrous, but I decided not to cheat.

"It might be argued that wonder in this context is an historically specific instance of the activity of all cultural systems in the face of the Real in the sense understood by Lacan."
-Travelling Light: Photography, Travel and Visual Culture by Peter D. Osborne

Monday, April 05, 2004

Blogging fatigue. Please bear with me through this difficult time.