Daily Archive: August 13, 2010

In the lake of the woods

Ta-Nehisi Coates has a lovely post about isolation that’s well worth your while. You should read it. For some reason the title and the sort of haunting imagery called to mind Tim O’Brien’s novel,...

Friday Jukebox

This be an open thread y’all. Rather than give some sort of sentimental, pretentious review, I’m just going to post the awesomeness that is Jimmy Cliff without any further explanation.  You got a problem...

Toy Story

Why did Star Wars go off the rails? The Los Angeles Times takes a look at the producers’ internecine squabbles – and how the toy industry shaped the movies’ trajectory: