Sunday, September 19, 2010

good walk

TIME lists the 50 Best Websites 2010.

This interview with Bob Stein, founder of The Criterion Collection, is annoyingly formatted but very interesting.

Gawker tells you What to Listen to This Fall, makes you laugh.

From Werner Herzog, 3 DVDs Worth a Close Look (I could listen to this man speak all day long.)

The Playlist lists their All-Time Favorite Heist Movies.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

added pizzazz

AWESOME: The 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Samples of All Time

Movie Budget Records is a lot more interesting than it sounds.

Another blog post, another chance for me to promote -- this time it's Inside Iranian Cinema.

Bernard Pras is a French contemporary artist born in 1952. His work is made from junk like dishes, toys or anyhing he can get his hands on. With them he re-creates famous paintings and portraits.

The movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is almost definitely going to rule. So should the soundtrack.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

here comes love

I'm really digging these "Dozens" on eMusic, especially this Kompakt mix by Philip Sherburne.

God bless the internet for inexplicably awesome stuff like this Pulp Fiction infographic.

This is a little late (the fest ends today), but still -- impress your friends with these Sixteen Films Everyone Will be Talking About at Cannes.

I'm not really a podcast person, but A History of the World in 100 Objects is pretty cool.

I will never stop promoting as long as they keep making things like The Vice Guide to Film: Palestinian Filmmaking.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

kids all jumping bonfires on the heath

NPR is streaming a jeezum TON of music: The Fall's Your Future Our Clutter, Broken Social Scene's Forgiveness Rock Record, The New Pornographers' Together, The Clientele on World Cafe, and Hot Chip and The xx live in DC!

I'm probably the only person who got excited about this Nashville Taco Truck Roundup.

Check out these insane pictures of the volcano eruption in Iceland. Language Log helps us pronounce Eyjafjallajökull.

The Madlib consumer guide is a welcome primer on the prolific producer.

Isabella Rossellini is back with Seduce Me, another series about animal attraction. It is awesome.

Super Mario Bros. Crossover lets you play the NES game with some of your other favorite video game characters.

Time Out New York interviews Daniel Clowes about his new graphic novel.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

please don't confront me with my failures

It turns out that surrealist filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky also made surrealist comic strips.

I don't really know how to describe this.

Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth covers Burt Bacharach.

Slate continues their effort to shed light on "revolting creatures" with the hyena.

I Love Country is a great blog for someone new to the pleasures of country music.

Preview a few pages of Daniel Clowes' new graphic novel.