"The thing, always, is the story. The beauty is in the testimony itself, even when there is ugliness mixed in, too. In these mountains we know what it’s like for the eyesore and the magnificent to coexist. The true beauty is in that complexity." A Love Letter to Appalachia. (photography and artist’s statements by Roger May; foreword penned by Kentucky novelist and journalist, Silas House) (via)
So, do you plan to Spritz? Coolio concept.
Behold the mighty Pizza-Copter, which is actually quite fabulous — even though we suspect the Kontraptionist doesn’t get out much.
"A heartbreaking story set in post-apocalyptic, underwater Brooklyn." Follow Sam, Evan, and Hippo the cat as they struggle to survive and find meaning in a flooded world haunted by remnants of the past. Fathoms is a film by Joe Russ, inspired by the loss of his father to cancer at the age of 17, and informed by his love for all things scifi, mystery, and horror. Successfully funded on Kickstarter, it has been a labor of love for Joe. Made during nights and weekends, he created the story, animated, and composited the film over the course of six years. Locations are inspired by his commute from Park Slope, Brooklyn into Manhattan.
Studio 360’s Scary Short Film Fest closed last week. Wes Craven reveals the winner this Friday but — in the meantime — he’s made a shortlist of his top ten 30-second nightmares. Check them out, plus enjoy The Dark by Gregory Bryan.
"Only 77 days of Winter left!" Uncle Dynamite
Blizzard’s really picking up. Yup, another one. Plus, it’s World Maths Day. Think i’ll go make myself a mushroom-tequila omelet.