So far, the Dune miniseries is alright. But maybe the mammoth online campaign got to me. A few times it reminded my of the defunct Firefly. Then it hit me: how great would it have been if Josh Whedon directed it? Bigger than the David Lynch movie coup, I'd say.
Good Salon.com story on just how crazy Kim Jong-Il is. In 1978, he kidnapped his favorite South Korean director and his movie-star wife to do a Godzilla knockoff.
FastCompany article on Google's growth.
Christopher Guest new parody target: folk music.
Cronenberg interviewed in Onion A.V. Club.
J. Hoberman's Matthew Barney review.
Gawker gets a bit ponderous: Susan Sontag into Electroclash.