Was Louis Armstrong ever involved with anything that wasn’t great? I love the whimsicality of this track, and the lively interplay between Armstrong and Louis Jordan. If this doesn’t put you in a good mood, you must be a real sourpuss.
You know, it may seem as though I’ve completely given up on this blog. And I have!
Well, not entirely. I did mean to write a couple of short reviews of The Unknown and Black Swan, but I’ve been pretty lazy lately. So instead, I thought I’d just share a few of the character portraits that I’ve worked up in the EVE Online character creator. Does anybody care? No, probably not. But I’m just in awe, really, of how great this thing is.(more…)
On one of the forums I frequent, somebody posted a link to this article alongside the statement “there is no god”. The article details two changes to the blu-ray issues of Star Wars: A New Hope and The Return of the Jedi. In ANH, George Lucas decided to change the sound of the Krayt dragon call that Obi-wan produces, while in RotJ, he dubbed in Vader saying, “No….Noooo” when saving Luke from the Emperor at the end of the film. Naturally, a flurry of posts ensued detailing what a tool Lucas is and how much he hates the fans.
Jesus Christ. I like these movies as much as anybody, but I think William Shatner said it best.(more…)