Flickr: Skyscrapers

Ohhhh, pretty shiny things!

Mostly this Flickr group is definitive proof that no matter how garish the building, it will look cool as a 3-point perspective. I mean, check this out:

Photo by syd delicious. Thanks!

A pretty boring box made compelling and dramatic by perspective (though that column capital is sweet detailing). Which […]

Brutal Questioning

I hadn’t seen this video of an irritating questioner being tasered/arrested/abused at Kerry’s U of Florida speech, but it reminds me of nothing so much as the lengthy death scene in the first Austin Powers movie. Also: who gave this guy enough activist training to know to be loud and pained under arrest but not […]

Baker vs. Barstow

All I ask of a movie is that it have a plot. That’s it. If something — anything — is happening, I’ll get sucked in and need to watch to the end. (Most recent example: The Core. Shudder.)

My younger brother has been working as a grip on movies (I’m not sure what this means), […]

Moving To Penn

In light of the recent Pennsylvania boosterism of Tyler Cowen and Pax Americana, I wanted to promote/inquire into Braddock, Pennsylvania (link to artsy town website), which was given a glowing review in the current issue of ReadyMade (which sadly is not online). Instead, quoting the Pittsburg Post-Gazette:

How many places could be like this: […]

More Phallacy

Because they’re so silly:

Florida’s Capitol Complex Barcelona’s Agbar Tower