Great The Social Network review by Lawrence Lessig. A movie that I loved as fiction.
I was working my way up to writing a big defense of Zuckerburg. But Thanks to Hacker News I don’t have to. This thread is a really great over at Hacker News.
Red Band Trailer – Kyle Chandler
I love Diablo and FNL. Man I need to write about TV more.
Solid review of Scott Pilgrim over at tor.
China Miéville reads my mind
I dislike him for slightly different reasons. But these are good reasons as well that I can get behind:
I've never met [JJ Abrams]. I am not a member of his fan club or anti-fan club. I disliked Cloverfield a very great deal. I disliked Star Trek intensely. I thought it was terrible. And I think part of my problem is that I feel like the relationship between JJ Abrams' projects and geek culture is one of relatively unloving repackaging - sort of cynical. I taste contempt in the air. Now I'm not a child - I know that all big scifi projects are suffused with the contempt of big money for its own target audience. But there's something about [JJ's projects] that makes me particularly uncomfortable. As compared to somebody like Joss Whedon, who - even when there are misfires - I feel likes me and loves me and is on some cultural level my brother and comrade. And I don't feel that way about JJ Abrams.