Immortal x Benny Hill
The 1st Baby with a Baboon Heart
30 years ago, Baby Fae gained national attention for being the first infant to receive a xenotransplant — a heart from a baby baboon. Sadly, this wasn’t the triumphant boon to science that you may expect.
Powerful stuff. I’m gonna have to check out some of Rebecca Watson’s other videos.
Seeing Martin Donovan in Homeland makes me nostalgic for college and watching him in Hal Hartley’s Trust. So good!
One of my favorites. Top ten all time? Maybe. It’s close, real close.
Please consider funding Hartley’s Kickstarter for Ned Rifle, the third in a trilogy following Henry Fool and Fay Grim. Parker Posey, James Urbaniak, and Thomas Jay Ryan are all in.
Memories of my youth. We had these delivered to the house when I was a wee lad.Me too. And me too.
We only got them a couple of times, but the can lived in our cupboard for at least a decade, home to whatever bags of salty snacks we’d already opened. Just seeing the tin is like biting into Proust’s madeleine; I’ve been tossed into an echo loop of childhood memories.
Breathtaking, recently unearthed photograph of John Cale and Lou Reed on the streets of midtown Manhattan in 1968, by Joel Meyerowitz, who posted this to his Facebook page:
“I’ve been looking for this picture for days, ever since I heard about Lou Reed’s death. I shot it in 1968 on 5th ave, just casual shot of an interesting looking guy, only to discover later on that it was Lou Reed and John Cale.
Sell your expertise and you have a limited repertoire. Sell your ignorance and you have an unlimited repertoire. He was selling his ignorance and his desire to learn about a subject. The journey of not knowing to knowing was his work.