The rap and dance music dominating the pop charts is rubbish. I listen to Top Of The Pops and after three tunes, it makes me want to kill somebody. It’s just so nauseating. And all this rap rubbish. It’s just computerized rot. Everybody’s got the same keyboard sound. Anybody who can use those pathetic drum machines to the extent they do and haven’t even noticed how rubbish they sound, well, they sound real rubbish.
George Harrison in a BBC Radio One interview with Simon Bates, 9 November 1990
Whaddya expect out of a (inevitable?) Grant Morrison cameo on The Simpsons?
I suspect they’ve used up that comics allowance on Moore and the others in that one episode (I was sure surprised to hear he’s a fan, but I suppose he’d appreciate them pissing off Bush Sr.), and more importantly, they couldn’t top what Gail Simone already did:
Based on what I’ve heard, this is a reasonably true-to-life depiction of their relationship.
Let’s Movie Nerd-Out About Queerness and Reflexivity in ‘Psycho’
Do you ever get the urge, whilst browsing the internet, to just set your brain on fire? Why not re-watch
Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho? Everything
under the sun has been written about this movie, from scandalized reviews to
extensive behind-the-scenes accounts, and the fact that we’re still agonizing
over its mysteries sixty years later testifies to its technical, thematic, and
cultural achievements. Queerness and reflexivity are both familiar topics of
discussion in connection to Psycho, as
well as to Hitchcock’s body of work at large, but what I’d like to do in this
post is synthesize some of those ideas in order to see how these two dimensions
of the film relate to and reinforce each other, particularly in Hitch’s
historical context. I also need practice spelling the word “voyeurism.” So,
let’s see if we have the guts, boy! (Tell me to shut up, Shut Up, SHUT UP under
Also, this is going to be completely spoilerific, so please
beware if you haven’t seen the movie before.
I suddenly got hit by a freight train of In the Flesh feels and in the resulting state of distress I drew these undead boyfriends.
If you have not watched this show yet I highly suggest it! Just prepare for your feelings to be ripped out of your soul for the worthwhile cause of entertainment.