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Archive for September 2010

Julianne Moore Loves to Cry

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September 24, 2010 at 1:11 pm

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Push pineapples

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When pop goes bad: novelty records The excruciatingly catchy novelty song was a hallmark of the 1980s. Is it back? And how do you write one? Dave Simpson talks to the experts


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September 23, 2010 at 1:14 pm

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Climb to the top of a transmission tower

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Probably the most terrifying thing I’ve ever seen…

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September 15, 2010 at 10:54 am

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Hands and feet

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September 12, 2010 at 11:27 am

Moonshot

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Q&A with Duncan Jones, the director of the recent Hugo winner Moon plus Gavin Rothery – concept designer and VFX supervisor, Barrett Heathcote – visual effects editor and Hideki Arichi – art director (MLYT)

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September 10, 2010 at 2:34 pm

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“Increasingly illiterate, disgusting and meritless.”

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‘We feel that the stories in this book are such that if your nerves are not of the strongest, then it is wise to read them in daylight.’

For a certain time, in every second-hand bookshop in the UK you would always be able to find a musty and dog-eared copy of one or more of the Pan Books Of Horror Stories edited by the splendidly named Herbert Van Thal. Now the first is being re-printed.
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September 8, 2010 at 5:16 pm

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You may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to the Mandelbrot

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Last Lights On – a zoom down into the Mandelbrot set to 6.066 e228 (2^760)

Longer Vimeo and downloadable version here.

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September 3, 2010 at 10:58 pm