WARREN ELLIS is a graphic novelist and author of the NYT best-selling novel GUN MACHINE. His graphic novel GLOBAL FREQUENCY is being developed for television by Jerry Bruckheimer and FOX. He is the writer of the graphic novel RED, adapted into the film starring Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren. His next book is NORMAL from FSG.
Links for 2010-04-27
Recovering the music of ashes "WHEN Anastasia Russell-Head and Jim Batt talk about making music, they delight in using phrases that make your imagination run wild. One such term is ''archaeoacoustics'', a beguiling though somewhat questionable theory based on the idea that objects carry sounds with them as they travel through time…" (tags:musichaunt )
The One Million Megawat | THIS IS WEIRD VIBRATIONS // the politics of sound "Dhammakaya is a very new movement within Buddhism, and breaks from many of its classical precepts. As a philosophy, it has roots in the early 20th century, with a revered monk named Luang Phor Sodh who purportedly rediscovered a long-lost method of attaining enlightenment. In fact, the current sect is a posthumous interpretation of Luang Phor?s teachings that wasn?t founded until the 1970s, and its leaders are at least as successful as entrepreneurs as they are as philosophers." (tags:architecturecult )