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Dave Kellett is a National Treasure

Dave Kellett is a National Treasure

Every now and then Dave Kellett hits a grand slam (baseball or Denny’s – it’s all good) — today is one of those days.

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Maybe Joe Sill Should Do a Star Wars movie?

This unlicensed, not authorized short film from Joe Sill is really, really good.  Sill is a professional director so it’s not entirely surprising that the film looks so good but he also gets pretty naturalistic performances from all three main characters (Kara, her Dad and the X-Wing Pilot).

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David Bowie 1947 – 2016

David Robert Jones died yesterday at age 69 — which seems way too young.  I had no idea he was fighting liver cancer (which is reported as the cause of his death).  I wouldn’t say Bowie is my favorite artist ever but you couldn’t help but be impressed by the vitality of his career.  I have favorite songs from all parts of his career but a fondness for the overlooked stint with Tin Machine.

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MIT Media Lab Overview

An interview with Joi Ito and Nick Negroponte looking back at the amazing inventions that have come out of MIT’s multi-disciplinary Media Lab.

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2015: Year in Movies

Two Best of Trailers Mashups:

And David Erlich’s Countdown of the 25 Best Films of 2015:

 

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