OK I know you *think* you don’t care about a story about Kim Kardashian or her stupid game, but look: I’m working really hard on this, and I’m only telling you about it now because I don’t want you to be mad later that you could have been reading it sooner.
kfan continues to write the greatest work of celebrity fiction of our time.
Reblogging because this, in addition to being amazing, is also about TRON.
We spent 93% of our time in the run up to The MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW working on the theme song. We wanted one that would be influenced part by Jimmy Cliff, and part by Hank Williams Jr. The thought being, that might just make it the worst television theme tune of all time.
The MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW premieres tonight 10 EST on NBC Sports Network
If your friends would describe you as the “MacGyver of data analysis,” then this could be the role for you.
If this is how your friends are describing you, looking for a job is the least of your problems. (via tmills)
Wouldn’t this mean you’re making up the analysis based on whatever data you find lying around? Instead of basing it on good data?
Well, my generation of geek was a big fan of films like ‘Outland’ and ‘Silent Running’ and the original ‘Alien.’ Those kinds of science fiction movies were more about the character and sort of human qualities than about the technology. I love those films and I miss those films in some ways, and we wanted to create something which felt comfortable within that canon of those science fiction films from the sort of late seventies to early eighties. - director Duncan Jones; P.D. by Tony Noble
"So I copied their aesthetic verbatim and married them with a boring, derivative, and poorly-told story. Thank God it had a great score and lead performance to save it from being a total laughing stock."
I’m not sure I agree with the esteemed Mr. Atencio here, but I just wanted to underline the shout-out to Sean Connery’s OUTLAND.
THIS IS THE BEST RESTAURANT
(also, the “CASH ONLY” sign in the corner is a bluff.)
As N.P.R. reported in May, services that “were once free, including those that are constitutionally required,” are now frequently billed to offenders: the cost of a public defender, room and board when jailed, probation and parole supervision, electronic monitoring devices, arrest warrants, drug and alcohol testing, and D.N.A. sampling. This can go to extraordinary lengths: in Washington state, N.P.R. found, offenders even “get charged a fee for a jury trial — with a 12-person jury costing $250, twice the fee for a six-person jury.”