Archive for January, 2009
Coming to a McDonald’s near you. Imagine, with McDonald’s sales rising due to the recession, they want you to feel more at home and think of them as a neighborhood restaurant. They deck it out in chairs designed by Charlotte Kingsworth and for the entertainment they install Paul McCarthy’s Mechanical Pig. Read more »
Koyaanisqatsi (1982) is a visually arresting and culturally relevant film today. It’s scored with a pretentious soundtrack from Phillip Glass and is probably the ending is probably a little too obvious, but it’s way more entertaining than an Al Gore Power Point presentation and not as thrilling as LA being ripped apart by tornadoes in The Day After Tomorrow. Read more »
I hate the phrase “thinking outside of the box”, it’s such a corporate schmuck thing to say but I have to give it to the Dutch and Danish architects that came up with this new building, it’s kind of taking the whole clichéd phrase to a new level.