Links for 2008-08-30

August 31st, 2008 | brainjuice


Collecting Stray Thoughts – 2008-08-29

August 30th, 2008 | microlog

  • In case you missed it, Gov Sarah Palin of Alaska is McCain’s VP nominee, according to CNN newsburst. NRA, pro-life, confused on gay issues. #
  • @radiomaru tweets (to someone else): “you’re a tiny little scrawny piece of shit! I weigh like eight million pounds. I am ten suns.” #

Jack Kirby’s 91st Birthday

August 30th, 2008 | comics talk, photography

Would have been this week.

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Notebook for 2008-08-28

August 29th, 2008 | notebook

  • Although the assembly of the shots is responsible for the structure of the film, it does not, as is generally assumed, create its rhythm; the distinct time running through the shots makes the rhythm of the picture, and the rhythm is determined not by the length of edited pieces, but by the pressure of the time that runs through them. The pieces that won’t edit, that can’t be properly joined, are those which record a radically different kind of time.

    Tarkovsky