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I'd like to see that schema laid out in an Edward Tufte-style infograph. What would consider to be the sense of humor directly opposite mine?
Toggle Commented Aug 19, 2011 on The food is shit at Colin Marshall
Oh, it's as aggressive a humble-brag as they come. But I can't think of any other strategy at the moment.
Toggle Commented Aug 11, 2011 on Maybe it's me at Colin Marshall
You make a fair point, although I've recently been pondering turning to a fruitful career of stealing, which may obviate all this.
I don't quite know; that's why I have a complete Godard watch-through scheduled. For what it's worth, the label of didacticism doesn't get slapped on Weekend as often as it does his work from the seventies.
The long and short of it: because I expected to reach 10,000 subscribers years ago. At the current rate of growth, I'll die of liver spots before I can make a sustainable career out of this.
Shamefully not. My New Yorker-reading sticks mostly to Alex Ross, Anthony Lane, and James Wood. But I now have my work cut out for me for my afternoon at the day job.
Same thing, right?
Fuck, you missed the clown show? And here I thought you were so culturally savvy.
Toggle Commented Jun 9, 2011 on The stimulation baseline at Colin Marshall
Yeah, this is the question that makes my brain fold in on itself. I hold a tentative position, though, of doubting the usefulness/truthfulness of concepts like "who you really are". I've come to suspect that nobody "really" is anything.
Toggle Commented May 18, 2011 on Taste and identity at Colin Marshall
You had enough money to buy a FIRST humble dwelling? Oh man...
Toggle Commented May 18, 2011 on PB&J, every damn day at Colin Marshall
So don't hold out on us; how'd you get the ridiculous money?
Toggle Commented May 17, 2011 on PB&J, every damn day at Colin Marshall
Exactly! That's my whole driving force with this post; I want to appreciate it all. The problems just come when I sit down and actually watch the neglected half of "it all." Blockbusters may indeed wield great technical prowess and its raw cinematic power, but damned if I can get over the stumbling block of why the exist. Not just in an intellectual sense -- "to make money," etc. -- but, y'know, the deeper "why" of their existence.
Toggle Commented May 13, 2011 on Taste and identity at Colin Marshall
... and I really, REALLY don't want to work for Google.
Toggle Commented May 12, 2011 on The particular sadness of Zappos at Colin Marshall
Yeah, but I said Bret Easton Ellis, not that specific book.
Toggle Commented Mar 31, 2011 on Portrait of a shitheel at Colin Marshall
Reels. 1920s-era sex reels.
So far I've foregone the niceties of a house, a family, a car, or a garbage disposal. Maybe I'm still screwing myself over by eating foods other than rice.
Toggle Commented Mar 29, 2011 on R.J. Cutler: The September Issue at Colin Marshall
Academic bureaucracy, so it's kind of always casual day. But the waves of nihilism hit with the same force.
Toggle Commented Mar 28, 2011 on Objectivism at Colin Marshall
Logged five years in one so far. Pretty much dead inside by now.
Toggle Commented Mar 25, 2011 on Objectivism at Colin Marshall
Don't worry; in addition to my approval of James Franco, I maintain a limitless store of anger about James Franco. Because James Franco is... the kind of issue... you get... angry about?
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I found only the printer-friendly version displayed in full, but yeah, thanks for passing that along -- the piece and three follow-ups make for a fascinating exchange. And if we could somehow install a hall of mirrors inside the rabbit hole, maybe we'd approach the metaphor we need?
Toggle Commented Dec 2, 2010 on Woody Allen: Manhattan at Colin Marshall
Your thoughts? (Been a while since I've seen either.)
Toggle Commented Oct 7, 2010 on He wanna travel at Colin Marshall
Oh man, I don't even know what that is. But it sounds cool already.
Toggle Commented Oct 7, 2010 on A map of Couplândia at Colin Marshall
Luckily, I excised my questionable claim about these racers not being enormous dicks just before posting.
Toggle Commented Sep 23, 2010 on Bottom of the pyramid at Colin Marshall
Hey, "mostly accurate" is more than I ever would have hoped for!
Toggle Commented Sep 16, 2010 on What I know about the Beatles at Colin Marshall