Sometimes dark, sometimes bright.. these are just some things which have crossed my mind which have found themselves scrawled down on a scrap of paper, to be transcribed someday later.
These aren't core beliefs or anything, just tidbits I wrote down.
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Time management > http://tomdemarco.com/Books/deadline.html
The book is an interesting mix of story and advice, bringing the reader through the experiences of "Mr. Tomkins", a bright man who is open to learning.
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Two words smashed together as
CamelCase, used by early Wikis as a link to another page.
Wikis would notice multiple capitals in a word (CamelCase) and would render them as a link to a page of that name.
This concept is regularly supplemented, if not entirely replaced by, the
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A corporate drone goes mad and spirals into psychopathy, violently lashing out at society.
An absolutely mandatory film. As heavy-handed as its anti-corporatism is, it has fantastic subtleties
requiring multiple viewings. There are very few movies which can achieve this level of watchability. This is absolutely an A-class dudebro movie.
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( archived DVD page) Don Hertzfeldt's short cartoon.
DON'T BUY THIS. God, it's terrible.. and there's no content to it. Unless you're a fan. A really big fan. You know, like Godzilla big.
2006-03-09 - I thought I would eventually pick up a compilation DVD that included
Billy's Balloon because I loved that one, but on second thought, never mind about Billy's Balloon. It was amusing in the theatre the first time. Re-watching it.. it's sad. Hertzfeld's stuff is junk.
The monkey poured coffee in my boots...
it cost more to produce the DVD than it did the film itself
rob wanted to include the latest
star wars trailers as hidden extras, but we figured that somebody probably owned the rights to those
on certain players, after playing the deleted scene all the way through, pressing the "menu" button every other time will take you back to the deleted scene menu instead of the main menu. weird!
on certain players, when on chapter 1 while playing the film, pressing the left "chapter skip" button twice will suddenly take you straight to the deleted scene menu. wha?!
pressing "pause" at any time during playback somehow causes the entire screen to freeze up. alternately, pressing "fast forward" makes the film play really rapidly. doo?
a few complicated shots in the film proved surprisingly difficult to compress to don's satisfaction, but it's nearly impossible to notice unless you are don
this is a never-before-seen sketch from the first part of the 'monkey flower' discarded scene, featuring the mysterious bunny ear guy in a potato chip commercial. like the rest of the monkey flower scene, it was never photographed and was discarded. this is a photo of two dogs with three legs in the SAME PLACE AT THE SAME TIME (When the image link broke, that final entry was removed from this page)