In Ashland, the euphemism “scattering rubbish” is used by the police to describe a number of illegal acts involving the public emission of certain bodily fluids and substances. 466 more words
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It’s supposed to rain on and off all day today. I think I prefer snow during the festival, because it’s easier to stay dry. With rain, members can press against the storefronts to try to stay dry, but the alley to Varsity 4 & 5 and the sidewalk at the Armory will be threads of wet viewers. 205 more words
This afternoon and evening were rather rougher than the morning.
3PM: Short Docs. Lots of emotional stuff here. I’m not a big fan of films that push obvious emotional buttons: kids with cancer, Alzheimer’s, generally anything that gets an emotional gasp from the older women in the audience. 408 more words
Andy Warhol famously declared that in the future, everyone would be famous for fifteen minutes. In the film We Live In Public, Ondi TImoner shows us the life of an early Internet pioneer, Josh Harris, who thought that people would want to put their whole lives on-line–except that he was working on this in the early 1990s, when the Internet was largely still driven by dial-up modems. 175 more words