“Working for a major studio can be like trying to have sex with a porcupine. It’s one prick against thousands.” Who said it?
“When all you are becomes defined as the amount of information traceable to you, what are we then? What have we become, in a world where there is no separation, no door, […]
The Craftsman, by Richard Sennett Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work, by Matthew B. Crawford Makers, by Cory Doctorow Years ago, when we lived in the middle […]
“What they really want to see is, they want you to chop your fucking arm off, hold up your arm, wave it around spewing blood, and believe me, if you did that, […]
“The guys who are shooting films now are technically brilliant, but there’s no content in their films. I marvel at what I see and wish I could have done a shot like […]
“You just pick up a chord, go twang, and you’ve got music.” Who said it?
Ten years ago, at the turn of the millennium, Nostraslammy took a stab at predicting the 21st Century, with a promise to check back every ten years to see how the prognostications […]
In Episode 4 of Better off Ted (a fantastic show that you really need to tune into now before it, like so many other shows that make the mistake of being intelligent, […]
“To be truly free, and truly to appreciate its freedom, a society must be literate.”
Add up every nickel and dime recorded by the Federal Election Commission and state election commissions in this decade now ending. Result: Americans have given more than $24.2 billion in campaign contributions […]