…who was it that said the world is my oyster, I feel like a nympo stuck in...– Cold Sun by Steve Malkmus and the Jicks
If Postmodernism is dead where do we turn? →
panther: [Edit: I wonder if the whole problem with the argument made here is that it expects culture to be an object or artefact with an author. While I equally wonder about the ‘quality’ of currently cultural output such as Big Brother, surely that is because we look at it as an object. What is meaningful in these cultural products is the process of production, not the product. The aesthetic of...
You’ve got a degree in philosophy So you think you’re cleverer than...– Amy Winehouse-Help Yoursellf
Gerald Barry →
Composer from Clarecastle!
Sean Matgamna →
Trotskyist theorist from Clare!
I want to start collecting →
criminals for obama →
panther: I really wish the student special didn’t taste the €4 it costs. Yuck At least they only charge 4 euro in UCC. In UCD they charge 6:50 and it is just as bad
Woody's Film Diary
conorh: 15 June Work finally under way. Shot a torrid love scene today between Scarlett and Javier. If this were a scant few years ago, I would have played Javier’s part. When I mentioned that to Scarlett, she said, “Uh-huh,” with an enigmatic intonation. Scarlett came late to the set. I lectured her rather sternly, explaining I do not tolerate tardiness from my cast. She listened...
This weeks movie review
This week I have watched an unhealthy amount of films. Began with Seven Pounds (2/5) which is the latest in Will Smith’s list of movies where he contrives to be god or have superpowers or something. While it is not a disaster it is far from fulfilling. The more I watch Will Smith’s films the more it seems like he is just trying to accumulate screen time until the Obama biopic comes...
New years resolution →
If I lived in Paris I’d be nearly finished my New Years resolution to watch all of Werner Herzog’s films by the end of 2009. As it is I have seen 27 of 56, 48.2142857% (that is unless of course I have forgotten how to do percentages-which is quite possible)
i have a hunger only food can cure– sarah silverman
downloaded a lot of albums from here today….
I’m not suggesting that our problem is something to do with accents but it...– Brian Friel
EM: I feel that element of spontaneity because so much of what I do is...
EM: I told Werner: For you to steal a character or a story isn’t real theft. But...
Herzog in conversation with Morris →
Albums to look forward to in 2009
panther: Trying to think of bands with new albums to look forward to on a dull and boring day Midlake Alela Diane My Latest Novel Grizzly Bear Yeah Yeah Yeahs The National (thats a maybe) I’m looking forward to new work by Jeffrey Lewis Lilly Allen Some Irish band worth listening to…. Röyksopp No doubt (bet it will suck though) Radiohead the Cardinals (of course) also...