The kitties for this week’s 80th Link Dump are from notoriously kitty-friendly auteur Chris Marker and his short film La Jetée, which I wrote about yesterday. They’re lying on a blanket! So cute and comfy. And now, an abundance of links…
- Jeffrey Sconce’s “Belated Thoughts on Themed Dining in Todd Solondz’s Life During Wartime.”
- Michael Barthel’s “Game Change and Showgirls: Politics as Camp.”
- NPR’s Laura Krantz on “Photographing Literature’s Famous Food Scenes,” a photo series by Dinah Fried.
- Wanna see cute, blocky versions of Criterion covers? Of course you do.
- Chris Higgins asks, “Did Blowing into Nintendo Cartridges Really Help?”
- Glenn Dunks at Stale Popcorn takes apart After Elton’s very questionable “100 Greatest Gay Movies” list piece by piece.
- “No Homophobes,” a project that monitors homophobic slurs on Twitter.
- Alex at Film Forager made/sells a kick-ass Enter the Dragon poster.
- Ian Grey on “How Lifeforce and Mean Streets saved my sanity.”
- For about the thousandth time, Richard Brody explains exactly why I love movies: “The Movies Aren’t Dying (They’re Not Even Sick.)“
- Want to read a little something about The Master? Here are nine of my favorite pieces on it, from (in alphabetical order) Jason Bellamy, Jake Cole, Bilge Ebiri, Jim Emerson, Kent Jones, Scott Nye, Alyssa Rosenberg, Bill Ryan, and Matt Zurcher.
Recent search terms that amuse me include “self photo fail, dildo,” “last minut pusst,” and of course “سكس,” is Arabic for “sex.”