Comic artist Rafael Albuquerque created a BATGIRL variant comic cover for issue 41 of the DC Comics’ series. Said cover, when previewed for pre-orders, stirred up a maelstrom of controversy; social media was raisin’ hell… as they say. Batgirl #41 Joker varient © 2015 DC Comics The comic book cover in question is part of the 75th anniversary of the Joker (is he really that old). Its imagery is perhaps sexualized and it most certainly hints at violence toward Batgirl (the blood smeared Joker smile… that’s [...]
The quest for individual cinema... R.W. Fassbinder and Werner Herzog discuss the future of cinema... from back in 1982! http://youtu.be/AvQgXh-Tjs8 These two argue that TV is a great threat to cinema and its ability to express ideas [visually], and that cinema exists when it's designed and created by an individual who has a singular vision/voice... which is the complete antithesis of TV -- regardless of current rise of the showrunner -- outside of a few projects like TRUE DETECTIVE and arguably THE KNICK, TV is storytelling by committee... and it always [...]
Here's the concept sketch and the the final verison of the comic book cover for the premier issue of DUSTED. Dusted is going to be equal parts depravity and sexy; it's about the sinners in a plutocratic future world. A world right before dystopia takes over society.
This article was written by Lauren Bacon for 99U.com and originally appeared there… we thought it would be of interest. It’s rare that I’d say any of these things aloud—well, okay, maybe to a friend, but never to the creator themselves. So what’s a little private trash talk? Pretty harmless, right? Wrong. When other people don’t meet my most critical standards—when something about their personality or their work triggers my negative judgment—it sets off a chain effect that goes something like this: “That person is sooooo unoriginal. Why do they even [...]
Guy Maddin... this guy is beyond hilarious in his trip to Criterion's closet. He makes some eclectic choice and some questionable ones ("HOUSE"? Really? Someone needs to explain that one...) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TowINv3Oq8E
Creativity… it’s the cornerstone success in any human society, especially one where technological development is critical, and designing the “new” is requisite for advancement in any field. A couple weeks ago, MIT Technology Review published this lost article on creativity by the late, great Isaac Asimov. The genesis of this outstanding article was the the Pentagon’s Advanced Research Projects Agency, under the aegis of a contract going by the acronym GLIPAR (Guide Line Identification Program for Antimissile Research). “The government recognized that no matter how much was spent on improving and expanding [...]