the whole world burns

Archive for November 2009

Inglourious Basterds, comic style

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Amazing (fake?) covers for an Inglourious Basterds 70s-Marvel comic adaptation. I would love a print of #5!

Derek Walcott - Love After Love

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The time will come
when, with elation
you will greet yourself arriving
at your own door, in your own mirror
and each will smile at the other's welcome,

and say, sit here. Eat.
You will love again the stranger who was your self.
Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart
to itself, to the stranger who has loved you

all your life, whom you ignored
for another, who knows you by heart.
Take down the love letters from the bookshelf,

the photographs, the desperate notes,
peel your own image from the mirror.
Sit. Feast on your life.

Fernando Vicente Anatomías

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Cutaway machine-women pinups!

TIFF top 30 of the decade

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Number 1: Syndromes and a Century

Pigeon: Impossible

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3D animated short about a spy with a little pigeon problem...

Christian Bale's Patrick Bateman was based on Tom Cruise

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Mary Harron:

We talked about how Martian-like Patrick Bateman was, how he was looking at the world like somebody from another planet, watching what people did and trying to work out the right way to behave. And then one day he called me and he had been watching Tom Cruise on David Letterman, and he just had this very intense friendliness with nothing behind the eyes, and he was really taken with this energy.

Closure JavaScript compiler and widget library

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Google's JavaScript toolbox is amazing.

Character Palette Bookmarklet

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Open a small floating pane with common accented and special characters.

Small things, links and miscellany, sparkling with light. Sam's tumblelog.