Category Archives: Thing of Beauty

“Homeless” by vjsuave on Vimeo

A pretty little video to send off 2011.  (Pay no attention to the ad at the end.)

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Today’s Awesome Timewaster

I blame Carly for sucking me in to this…it sounded all innocent on Facebook: “Carly is DJ’ing…” so I click the link, and I’m in an empty “club” listening to her music, but I’m a cute little devil club kid, … Continue reading

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Tim Burton at LACMA

Burton’s vision and aesthetic are so singular and ingrained in our collective consciousness that the works on display, from Robot Boy to the early sketches he did while bored at work for Disney to all the Jack Skellington heads, are exactly what you’d expect from a Tim Burton exhibition, but taken as a whole is a genuinely wonderful experience through the gentle (if macabre) mind of America’s most famous eccentric. Continue reading

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Beautiful Darling: A Life as a Cultural Artifact

Beautiful Darling is a documentary that is ostensibly about the life and early death of Candy Darling. Continue reading

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Restrepo: Required Viewing

Review of “Restrepo” a documentary about a platoon stationed in the Korengal Valley of Afghanistan as documented by Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington. Continue reading

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The Perfect Blending of Artist and Muse

Coen Brothers clip from Paris, Je T’aime featuring the incomparable Steve Buscemi. Continue reading

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Capturing a Place

Plug for Goran Stefanek’s website featuring his work photographing Croatia in all its natural, and old world glory. Continue reading

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this isn’t happiness, this is art

Plug for my favorite tumblr, “this isn’t happiness.” Continue reading

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RuPaul’s Drag Race GIF Walls: Truly, A Thing of Beauty

This week’s RuPaul’s Drag Race gif wall from vh1.com Continue reading

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The Finale of Big Night: A Thing of Beauty

Homage to the ending of Big Night, one of my favorite movies. Continue reading

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