Category Archives: fragments of culture

Top 5 most influential artists

In lieu of the usual top ten list, I thought I’d do something a little more interesting: the top five most influential artists, the ones who have helped shape how I approach and think about creative endeavours. Which isn’t the … Continue reading

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Warning LOTR post Warning

In addition to putting me in the frame of mind to pick The Lord of the Rings off the shelves again, my cold has also pushed me to revisit Peter Jackson’s movie adaptation of The Fellowship of the Ring (extended … Continue reading

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Fashion statement

My body decided to ring in the new year with an upper respiratory disease. During a particularly unpleasant night of congestion, I found myself moved to sketch out a five part story describing a different kind of bodily betrayal.

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Top ten things I read in 2017

As usual, I compile a list of my favourite reads of the year, and as usual most of the entries don’t actually date from the year in question. I’ve decided to exclude graphic novels/comics, as at this point I think … Continue reading

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Getting the story straight

And now it’s time to write about a notable movie released by Disney, a movie directed by a man who had a shot at greatness in the Star Wars franchise.

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We live inside a dream

I’m sorry, but I’ve just had so many thoughts about Twin Peaks: The Return bubbling up inside of me. It’s probably going to take a while before I get them all out of my system. (Spoilers, etc.)

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Twin Peaks mega post (part one?)

Twin Peaks: The Return may very well be my new favourite David Lynch movie. I support this paradoxical statement by noting that Lynch, who directed every episode (an unusual feat even by prestige TV standards), supposedly thinks of the entire … Continue reading

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A whole new world

I have found the time for some more Terence Malick, though, and it turns out The Thin Red Line wasn’t a fluke: The New World is even better, to the point where it may one day occupy that rather dubious … Continue reading

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Through indirections…

I tried my hand at Inktober, but flamed out a few days in. For those not in the know, the gist of Inktober is that you do one ink drawing a day for the month of October. There are specific … Continue reading

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Top ten weeb shows

I’ve made too many top ten movies and games posts, but have never even made a proper top ten anime post. So it’s time to start mining this particular avenue of clickbait substituting for substantial content. I don’t think my … Continue reading

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