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The Art of Yoji Shinkawa

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , , , , , , on 04/15/2014 by McCutcheon

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If there’s one thing I love, it’s barbeque. If there’s another thing I love, it’s the smell of gasoline (The forbidden fruit). But if there’s only one more thing I can say that I love, I guess I’ll say that I love good art.

I don’t necessarily mean weirdo art house art where you’re meant to analyze and interpret what you think the artist was trying to convey by crapping on a mattress. I really just mean art. Like a guy took a pencil, a brush, or whatever; put it to a sheet of paper and created something really cool. That’s what Yoji Shinkawa does and if you don’t know him, you should get to know him. Continue reading

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The Worst Movie Posters of 2013

Posted in Top 5 Lists, Whatever with tags , , , , on 12/17/2013 by McCutcheon
Hapless hijinks all around!

Hapless hijinks all around!

There are some great movie posters out there. Some really tell a story of their own just with how creative or even simplistic the image presented are. Everybody loves a good floating head collage while some just come up with a design that doesn’t tell you everything but draws you in with something cool enough to make you think the movie might have something to it.

Then there are the other ones. That’s what this is about because regardless of how good the movie may or may not have been, the poster that was meant to draw you in just didn’t do it’s friggin’ job. Continue reading

MBTI: Pacific Rim

Posted in MBTI Artisans, MBTI Guardians, MBTI Idealists, MBTI Rationals, MBTI Stuff, Whatever with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 07/31/2013 by McCutcheon

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As much as critics want to rip Pacific Rim apart, people seem to really be into it. There’s something about not having to care whether an entire city gets destroyed by massive monsters and giant robots, be it in water or city.

And while the Kaiju and Jaegers were definitely the main event, all the characters that controlled them were different enough to be typed on their own, leaving only the “main events” to be untyped. Continue reading