A celebration of the writing and art of Mervyn... →
Tributes from Michael Moorcock, China Miéville, Hilary Spurling and AL Kennedy.
Film Series idea
The Boring and Difficult Film Series! Yeah, I can tell you’re all just gagging for it. Here’s the idea— Everyone who signs up must nominate a film. The film you nominate must be one that you personally like, but which you are aware that other people (a very general sort of “other people”) find Boring or Difficult or both. If your film is selected by our Top Secret...
Fellowship of the Ring bad subtitles →
Trufax: I knew the woman who originally posted these on her website, long ago on a site that is now sadly defunct. If I remember correctly, they were taken from some ill-gotten Asian bootleg DVD that came out before the official DVD release.
Nickelodeon used to show some really weird shows...
Probably the vast majority of Tumblrites are too young to remember this stuff, but I have to imagine some of the people in my immediate circle of followers might. The thing about 1980s Nickelodeon is that there was only so much programming to fill all those hours of cable TV back then—in fact, Nickelodeon used to shut down at 9pm or so and switch over to whatever else wanted to use that slot in...
Random and pointless thing that is annoying me.
Dear Portal fans: It really should be “Turret Aria”, not “Turret Opera”. An opera is an entire dramatic work. An aria is a self-contained piece for one voice with musical accompaniment. Here endeth the lesson.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-6-19) →
Elvis Costello & The Attractions (14) Franz Ferdinand (1) Gary’s Gang (1) JOHNSON HAWKINS TATUM & DURR (1) David Bowie (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
The Security Blog: Steer Clear of the Tumblr IQ... →
In case you, like me, have been followed by someone whose Tumblr consists of nothing but this ludicrous “Tumblr IQ Society”, here’s some info on it. Short version: don’t follow back, and don’t click.
Oh my sweet summer child. What do you know of waiting? Waiting is for the long...– Youtube user: HOLYtheKNIGHT (Reply to people complaining about a year’s wait for season 2)