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Do the Funky Narmer

Some images are just asking to be GIFfed. Tom Woodward’s bionicteaching tumblr sometimes reblogs images from the Internet Archive Book Images’ Photostream, an awesome resource. When I saw this image this morning, I couldn’t resist: http://bionicteaching.tumblr.com/post/147865024853/image-from-page-250-of-osiris-and-the-egyptian The image is a … Continue reading

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Remix, quick-draw style

Earlier today, Jim tweeted some pictures of architecture around his ‘hood. One in particular caught my eye: The crying eyes of Medusa. pic.twitter.com/WMMsHw0ZQ3 — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) April 2, 2016 Medusa makes me think Harryhausen, so I had to try … Continue reading

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Daft Pimp

This morning I visited Metafilter, the site from which I steal all my best ideas, and found a link to the time when they danced to Daft Punk on Soul Train. I was impressed with the Superfly gentleman at 0:28, … Continue reading

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Freudian alphabet

The Freudian alphabet assignment is kinda interesting. What do the suggestions say about the person doing the searching? Or do they say anything at all? The assignment says to use “I hate” so I took an opposite track. The first … Continue reading

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Crime rhyme

Robert Wise’s The Set-Up is probably the only noir boxing film based on a poem. It’s a story about a fixed boxing match, starring legendary tough guy Robert Ryan as the fighter who’s supposed to take the dive. His manager, thinking … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day, America!

I couldn’t think of a good line to go with the Valentine’s Day Caption Challenge, but I did have a pack of Valentine cards from Captain America. I found them in the clearance cart in a grocery store about a … Continue reading

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Electric slide in blue

Electra Glide in Blue wasn’t a particularly good movie, nor was it particularly noir. The pantsless detective above is Robert Blake. He didn’t actually make detective, just detective’s driver, but he did a happy dance anyway. I liked to opening … Continue reading

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GIF-fiti

The Animated Bansky GIFs showed up on my Twitter feed last week sometime, I think. Cogdog tweeted them again today, so I innocently inquired if animated graffiti was an assignment yet. To which he barked, “Do it yourself, you worthless maggot!” … Continue reading

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What’s the rumpus?

“What’s the rumpus?” This question shows up early in Red Harvest. I recognized it from Miller’s Crossing where it was asked by several chartacters. Miller’s Crossing bears some plot similarities to Red Harvest. You’ve got a guy playing everyone against everyone … Continue reading

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The GIFs Underneath

How did I not know about this movie? I like Soderbergh’s films, and neo-noir is right up my alley. Yet I never heard of it until Groom mentioned it in his Criss Cross post. My wife wondered why everything was … Continue reading

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