A retired French electrician and his wife have come forward with 271 undocumented, never-before-seen works by Pablo Picasso estimated to be worth at least €60 million (£50 million). The electrician, who once worked for Picasso, squirrelled away the trove of artworks inside a trunk in the garage of his home on the French Riviera.
Suzanne Vega’s song “Tom’s Diner” was used as the reference track in an early trial of the MP3 compression system, earning her the distinction of being the Mother of the MP3. It was chosen because her a cappella vocal with relatively little reverberation was used as the…
We’re right in the middle of the Kanye West album controversy, which is sparking all kinds of bullshit discussions, mostly like “Is Kanye West the best musical artist alive today or is everybody believing the hype?”
Of course you’re entitled to your opinion, but in order to have a constructive discussion with people, you first have to ascertain if they know their shit or they’re just repeating what they think they read on pitchfork or something.
In order to do that, just wade into the discussion and toss in the most backpacking, playahater’s ball-worthy comment you can think of, which, in this case, reads exactly like that:
"Fuck that wack shit, I stopped listening to Kanye when he started rapping.”
Now two things can happen out of this.
1) You gain respect and og backpack status credibility, and they offer a timid, well explained, respectful rebuttal. This is good. Feel free to open up slightly on your extremist position, like you liked the college dropout or somethinhg and you’ll have both won and closed the thread.
2) People ignore you, shake their head, look at you like you’re stupid, like such a thing you described isn’t even a possibility. Now these are douches that don’t know their shit, and there’s no point even arguing with them. They’re not only ignorant about Kanye’s career, they lack even the most basic knowledge of the game. Ignore and move on.
“Well, I’m making a Batman movie. Because there’s a franchise that truly needs updating. So look for ‘The Dark Knight Rises Way Earlier Than That Other One And Also More Cheaply And In Toronto’, rebooting into a theater near you.”—
Lol, Whedon is mad salty about this! Of course it needed rebooting, you silly goose, it missed the vampire gravy train by, like, a decade. There’s kids these days that are totally into vampires and shit and they don’t even know what a buffy is. It’s time to get paid man, this is a good thing, don’t worry, they won’t ruin whatever art you assume you did there, don’t sweat it.
Wahlberg is still loyal to his old Boston buddies, a scenario that led to the idea for the hit HBO series “Entourage,” which he executive produces. So when he was filming “The Perfect Storm” with George Clooney in Massachusetts, he invited the old Boston crew to the set. “It was the first time I shot a movie in Boston…they’re looking at the cameras and all the equipment and they’re like, ‘What’s one of those things worth?’” Wahlberg tells Logan.
So he answers them. “One of those Panavision cameras? It’s probably like $250,000.’ And they’re like ‘Oh, my God, we’re going to steal this thing.’” Then Wahlberg had to lay down the law. “First of all, you can’t steal that off the movie. Okay? We’re shooting. We need this thing to shoot. But second of all, where are you going to sell a Panavision camera? To George at the corner store?” he says he told them, referring to an old neighborhood deli.
Has anyone else noticed that Wahlberg is an executive producer for just about every original show on HBO these days? : Boardwalk Empire, In Treatment, How To Make It In America, and of course Entourage.
I met Mark years ago when a buddy of mine starred alongside him in a movie called The Yards. We were the guys trying to steal the cameras on that set.
“I’m a male. I lack the ability to do two things at the same time.”—
Justin Timberlake’s explanation for recently focusing on acting rather than his singing
Dude, you’re sidestepping the issue here. When people ask you about your musical career they’re not suggesting you multitask, they’re just saying you should prioritize the one thing you’re actually good at.
Sure, we’d love some new music from you, but what we’d really really love is, you know… let’s just say you’re embarassing yourself out there dude, makin shia look more legit by the hour.