Basically, why all science fiction movies are scientifically inaccurate. Not that we care!
Someone’s spent the time looking at all the POV vehicle shots in Wes Anderson’s films.
“A short story looking at the life of cartoon characters facing reality long after their heyday prime.”
It’s a long film and, ultimately, contains many concepts you’ve probably heard before. But this is put together very well and deserves watching.
Nothing like a nice bit of British folk at this time of year.
Gizmodo has a pretty detailed look at what the Union Jack may look like if the Scottish vote for indpendence. Which might happen.
Ivan Cash, filmmaker, walked around London asking strangers to share the last photo on their phone and tell its story.
In the name of science, I have been reviewing many whiskies. The latest was actually disappointing, which is a shame given the hooded figure on the front of the bottle – as pictured. It’s the Highland Park Dark Origins, and wasn’t that good.
I’ve recently joined the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, and wrote about an ‘unboxing’ of their welcome pack. It’s pretty pricey to join, but you get some good stuff – including access to private members’ bars in London and Scotland. Henceforth the one in London will become my offices when I’m in the city.
Finally, whilst at Worldcon I attended the Iain Banks memorial whisky tasting, which was good fun. Given I knew the guy who ran it, there were some tasty extra drams. It’s who you know…