Farrah Bostic digs robotsWell, close enough. I like things that REMIND me of robots, including robots themselves, which are an obvious reminder. Robotic things, homages to robots, references to robots - those all work. But I also like rockets. And ray-guns. (Also, the sound the doors on the Enterprise make when they open and shut. Touch-screens. Video phones. My iPad.) Basically, the stuff that symbolizes what we used to think the future would look like. Some of it's here already, and I think that's pretty cool. Ok, that's enough.
Monthly Archives: August 2009
oh i must get a trip back to london towards the end of the year, because there will be battery powered robot-chauffered pods to take me from terminal to terminal.
several years i saw bits of the documentary Cracked Actor discussing how bowie writes (wrote) his lyrics. it is, i suppose, a form of linguistic decoupage. apparently burroughs used it ‘first.’ for a time i think he was even claiming … Continue reading
this, via blastedsamoflange: http://www.pacificstandardbrooklyn.com/robot.html adorable – combining the charm of old-timey silent film with the charm of old-timey robots and the charm of drinking to yield more charm. huzzah!
cagney sent me this: i basically said, that’s adorable. now produce a child, and i’ll get it for him. or her. whichever. to be honest, i spent a few minutes entertaining the notion of turning my Interiors inspired grisaille office … Continue reading
some take this as proof that our robot overlords will commit us to slavery very soon. i say, science is fun! (thanks to eddy hodgson for the tip)