The black thing in her brain and the dark water on the page were the same thing, a form of knowledge. This is how myths work. 67 more words
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So much of The Martian is rooted in Mark’s textual logs, and yet Ridley Scott’s film adaptation feels surprisingly natural. This leads me to believe that Scott understands a key principle about what makes a good adaptation: Rather than attempt to play out word for word everything about which Weir writes, Scott unlocks another layer of the story. 813 more words
I attended a compelling seminar at the Arnolfini this Wednesday exploring the importance of words.
We seem to be living in an age where people can converse more and more through imagery – emoticons, gifs and memes provide a whole new dialect of irony and implication. 850 more words