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I posted this 1918 Space Opera to peertube yesterday.
I might Deoldify it today and see what happens.
It's a pretty interesting film, in that it seems to visually inform the style of a lot of scifi that came after it, it was made durring WWI, released in the early days of the 1918 flu pandemic, etc.
It's a pretty film, in terms of costuming, set design, cinematography.
When someone swears at you and calls you all kinds of things in one forum, then slides into a convo on another to level accusations at you, at what point does this become harassment?
I think that line's already crossed but I'm not sure if I'm being overly sensitive here. I've had more grief in public spaces in the past week than I have in months, but it's coming from different people. I'm trying to ensure I'm not reacting to a single person as though it's all of them.
Oh no. I tried telling my partner that this would end badly but she insisted. Oh well, i'll just make do with cracked eggs
I played cards with my partner over the break. I started looking into a new card game based on space survival horror tropes.
While researching I spotted Donsol and Scoundrel. I avoided playing either. I don't want it to influence me but some mechanics may overlap.
The game plays well with regular cards. I started a computer game version today. I'd like it to feel more like an RPG than card game. This also lets me scratch a cross-platform coding itch. Spectrum first, then other platforms.
Sartre on anti-semitism
“Never believe that anti-Semites are completely unaware of the absurdity of their replies. They know that their remarks are frivolous, open to challenge. But they are amusing themselves, for it is their adversary who is obliged to use words responsibly, since he believes in words. The anti-Semites have the right to play. They even like to play with discourse for, by giving ridiculous reasons, they discredit the seriousness of their interlocutors. They delight in acting in bad faith, since they seek not to persuade by sound argument but to intimidate and disconcert. If you press them too closely, they will abruptly fall silent, loftily indicating by some phrase that the time for argument is past.”
I find myself coming back to this quote a lot lately.
I've really enjoyed this recording of Khachaturian's Gayaneh performed by the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra. I think Khachaturian is often overlooked (at least in my circles) but has written some beautiful music and is right up there with Profokiev in my view.
Kanye West - Power
"Screams from the haters got a nice ring to it, I guess every superhero need his theme music"
Fake noobs. 3 Kids on top of each other in a trenchcoat.
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