A Bright Wall in a Dark Room’s review of... →
Guys, I wrote over two thousand words on why I thought Cloverfield was one of my favorite films of 2008 and I still felt I wasn’t expressing my arguments persuasively enough. Liz Miller was able to articulate all of that—and more—in half the length. I’d argue that Cloverfield is the first truly modern horror film, one that captures how our relationship with not just the genre, but the technology...
In Praise of Bad Steve →
D.B. Grady: When engineers working on the very first iPod completed the prototype, they presented their work to Steve Jobs for his approval. Jobs played with the device, scrutinized it, weighed it in his hands, and promptly rejected it. It was too big. The engineers explained that they had to reinvent inventing to create the iPod, and that it was simply impossible to make it any smaller. Jobs...
Steve didn’t underestimate the future; he could see it, and, more importantly,...– Rands In Repose: You Are Underestimating the Future
Universe Dented, Grass Underfoot →
John Gruber: After the WWDC keynote four months ago, I saw Steve, up close. He looked old. Not old in a way that could be measured in years or even decades, but impossibly old. Not tired, but weary; not ill or unwell, but rather, somehow, ancient. But not his eyes. His eyes were young and bright, their weapons-grade intensity intact. His sweater was well-worn, his jeans frayed at the cuffs. ...
Steve was among the greatest of American innovators—brave enough to think...– President Obama
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I told you. If I said you had a beautiful body would you stop screaming?
You look at me like you’ve never seen a... →
If I could just get Tumblr to automatically post everything published on McSweeney’s to my blog; it would save me so much time.
Have you ever been in love? Horrible, isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It...– Neil Gaiman