Why architect Antonin Gaudi remains unmatched
P.J. O’Rourke in THE ATLANTIC goes to Barcelona to explore the great architect and his works. http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2011/09/god-8217-s-engineer/8595/ (Nice work if you can get it.) Here’s an earlier post with a smattering of Gaudi and food photos from my October ‘11 trip to Barcelona and Madrid:...
Top 12 viral videos that have defined the genre
This list accompanied the recent NYTimes story on the amazing success of The Gregory Brothers’ autotune songs. I was rather dismayed to find out how many of these “art forms” I’d already seen. They’re in our heads forever now…. Click here to see all the videos on the list below: Evolution of Dance Charlie Bit My Finger—Again The Shining Redux Dramatic Look ...
THE HELP: Touching period drama →
Here’s my review of THE HELP
From my ReelAnswers.net site, in a Q&A format: What is The Help about? The adaptation of the breakout debut novel by Kathryn Stockett follows the book’s plot faithfully. It keeps an intimate focus on young college graduate Eugenia “Skeeter” Phelan (Emma Stone), who comes home to Jackson, Mississippi, in 1963 to figure out her future. She’s different from her friends and family, and ends up...
RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES: Wild thrills →
CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE: A bumpy ride →