12 Picks for the SXSW PanelPicker

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Not five months after the mammoth festival wraps, SXSW opens up their PanelPicker site, an online forum which aggregates all industry and filmmaker programming pitches for their next conference. Last year, I went through the offerings and highlighted 15 that piqued…  Read more


“Dying of the Light” at MASS MoCA

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Do not go gentle into that good night, Rage, rage against the dying of the light. - Dylan Thomas If you’re anywhere near North Adams in the northwest corner of Massachusetts, close by the New York and Vermont borders, anytime between…  Read more


Stray Links 8/25-8/28: David Fincher’s Gap Ads and Kazakhstani Cowboys

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Behind the scenes of David Fincher’s new Gap ad campaign, the logistics of growing the beef industry in Kazakhstan, a look at illegal logging in Indonesia and more in this week’s links round-up: • Yesterday the Gap released four new…  Read more


Somebody: Miranda July’s Messaging Service

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Remember We Think Alone? Miranda July’s investigatory aggregate into the emails of famous people? July is again re-examining how people communicate in the age of information with a new app/messaging service entitled Somebody. Some sort of sick combination of texting…  Read more