“The problem with introspection is that it has no end.” - Philip K. Dick

The Culture of Interruption

You’re finally making some progress on that thing that you owe that person on that date. Maybe you’ve got headphones on with music that helps you focus, or maybe you prefer to work in total silence. You’ve been putting off this particularly complicated…

Giving It All Away 

“If you have something that you don’t want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place.” – Eric Schmidt I finished Deep Work by Cal Newport last week and started The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to our…

Another Blade Runner Short Film

A few months ago I posted Tears In The Rain, a Blade Runner short film. I’m still apprehensive about the upcoming Blade Runner sequel. Hollywood has a pretty crappy track record when it comes to mining remakes and sequels for every dollar they…

Coming Soon To A Theater Near You

Another busy week, so another quick video share. This is pretty much an outline for every Marvel trailer so far.

Mycroft Holmes

As I opined on Facebook over the weekend, the 80’s/90’s Granada Sherlock Holmes series (they ran under several different names, plus several movies) are a treasure. Jeremy Brett’s Sherlock will always be the Holmes for me. But one the less well-known gems in the series…

Bonzo!

Needs no introduction. Bonus:  

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I often think about this idea to implant the codes for a nuclear attack in someone’s chest. pic.twitter.com/ESqfNizAXg — Canongate (@canongatebooks) August 9, 2017

Shepard Tones

Dunkirk has received mixed reviews. I’m still hoping to make it to the theater to see it, but I may end up waiting for home release. Christopher Nolan’s movies have always been a treat. He’s a master of atmosphere and is adept at…

Spider-Man Meets The Prankster!

Spider-Man showed up on the Electric Company in 1974, when I was ten years old. I was already a dedicated PBS viewer when the show appeared a few years earlier, and a live action Spider-Man, even if he was in rather corny shorts…

While My Guitar Gently Weeps

This gentleman covered the entire Beatles catalog a couple of years ago.  You can find him here. I am going to be away next week. Some posts may appear, but I will be even more slow than normal responding to comments. (And that’s…