Hey everyone! I just wanted to report that I saw Danny Boyle’s Sunshine and it’s fantastic; the best sci-fi I’ve seen in years. It’s the good, old cerebral kind of sci-fi they don’t make any more, i.e. it doesn’t proceed like a comic book. (Not that I have anything against comic books or movies that […]
Archive: August 2007
Re-set your retinae on Keira, to recover from the Kirsten Dunst thing. (Sorry about that)
Hey everybody, look: it’s “pretty” Kirsten Dunst. She sure is “pretty”—I guess that’s why she’s such a beloved movie star. Some might even say “beautiful” but I would demur from going that far.
I managed to pick up a couple of spinners in pretty good shape (see photo). Of course I wasn’t thinking about parking so I nearly got a citation blocking 76th street like this (I’ve since moved them to the roof). Somebody spilled noodles on the passenger seat of the older one. (Full size image here,)
It didn’t cost me $499 (in fact, it didn’t cost me anything): here’s my Millenium Falcon model, which I did not make. Another modelmaker built this and shared it on a site. But I’ve “made a lot of special modifications myself,” bringing the model into my own workshop and fiddling with the surfaces and sculpting. […]