Tag Archives: Joaquin Phoenix

Werner Herzog… eating shoes, fearing chickens, and exploring the desolation of mankind with hypnotised actors

It’s not at all how I intended to spend this evening, but, thanks to stumbling on an epic Metafilter post about Werner Herzog, I’m now jumping around between the 43 of his films which can be found streaming online. At the moment, I’m knee deep in Herz aus Glas (Heart of Glass), Herzog’s 1976 film […]

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The Lesson of the Shit Taco: Losing isn’t Tyranny

For those of you eating dinner alone this evening, I present you this very nice segment from the Daily Show on right wing fear mongering. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart M – Th 11p / 10c Baracknophobia – Obey thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Economic Crisis Political Humor Now, if you’re still not done […]

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Oscar Highlights and Lowlights

I wasn’t going to post anything about last night’s Oscar awards, but then my friend Matt wrote to tell me that one of my favorite actors, Patrick McGoohan, hadn’t been included in the In Memoriam section. And, now, I feel obligated to say something, if only to further ingratiate myself to the ghost of the […]

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