Too many Inception wins...
That a movie is complicated doesn’t mean that it’s good. And actually, what makes a movie bad is an over-reliance on special effects and some weak leaps in logic at the very end. New, yes. Trippy, yes. Beautiful, yes. But still very far from brilliant. Any merit the movie has is superficial and rooted in some combination of visual spectacle and logical perplexity. …in my...
Did you have to show me Sushi Cat the day before I’m supposed to finish my History IA?
Ros: How very intriguing. I feel like a spectator—an appalling business. The...– Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
I guess I'll have to put my hatred of orange on...
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“But attacks on the arts, it’s important to remember, are not just about the arts; they’re part of a bigger political picture, and partly have served as a Trojan Horse. If the history of the debate around the 2009 stimulus is any guide — Republicans first included an amendment ruling out arts funding as “non-stimulative,” only to cede the $50 million boost in the...