I’ve been listening to a lot of sad music lately (more than usual). It makes me feel better. I find this song to be one of the saddest songs in the world…
Saul Bass is one of my graphic design heroes. If you don’t know him by name, I’m sure you’re familiar with his work: He did the titles and posters for Vertigo, North by Northwest, Psycho, Anatomy of a Murder, and many more movies. Now that I sort of work in the film industry as a graphic designer, I have even more of an interest in his work. (I’m actually procrastinating on a film festival project right now.)
If Saul Bass did the titles for Star Wars, it might look something like this and I might have an interest in Star Wars…
Because this has been in my head all day, it’s brilliant, and today is one of those days I sort of wish it were true, here is the “The Humans Are Dead” by Flight Of The Conchords.
Former housemate, ex partner in crime, and comrade Lee Harvey Roswell fancies himself an actor now. Bow down before the holy mustache.
A couple of trailers (?) for Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds’ upcoming album. If the Bad Seeds had a public access show, it might look something like this:
Last night was “Retro Night” at Secret Movie Night and it was one of my favorite ones so far. The evening ended on a high note with the ’50s classic Civil Defense film Duck and Cover (the Citizen Kane of American civil defense motion pictures). Watch and learn many futile, but hilarious, methods of protection against the effects of a nuclear detonation.