Everyone was either too polite or too stunned to comment on the fact that I went to see Titanic twice on the big screen. Or perhaps you assumed I was coerced or sedated at the time. No. You’re all very kind though. Yes, I did have high levels of post-Aliens residual loyalty to Jim Cameron, but the truth was, I liked it enough to go see it a second time by myself. Because that’s just how I rolled back in ’97-’98.
Business in the age of LOLcats: the New York Times explores the business behind I Can Has Cheezburger. Fascinating.
You’ve already seen Matt Smith joining Orbital to close Glastonbury with their Doctor Who theme mix, right? EDIT: this version is still live
But if you’re talking electronic music and Doctor Who, it’s time to find out about Delia Derbyshire. Start here:
That should have you curious enough to seek out more yourself. She’s worth it.
What’s Up Doc – live
Via mundens, a pin-up calendar with a difference
A great Philadelphia article from ’08 about the perfidy of the MBA and how it’s ruining business. MBAs appear to be the world’s only tautological qualification: you qualify for an MBA by qualifying for an MBA, and holding an MBA is a demonstration of the fact that you hold an MBA.
The Sci-Fi air show
Via Pearce: Bruce Campbell’s Soup
Hey, y’all reading Achewood, right? Online comic strip that I’ve called the most important comic strip since Peanuts? The story right now – oh man. It is blowing my mind you guys. If you haven’t read it for a while, the storyline that’s destroying me starts here. (Warning: not for the uninitiated – you’ll probably find it incomprehensible if you don’t know the characters.)
And finally… Country Hip-Hop dancing