A comprehensive list of all of Adam Curtis’s documentaries, conveniently linked in one long list. There are a few I didn’t realize I hadn’t seen. I’ve heard that some of the videos include advertising breaks, so you may want to seek out alternate versions for those ones.
that time I called into WFMU and asked Adam Curtis if he thought his use of imagery was manipulative (around 50 minutes in)
Link via Kevin Slavin
Wikipedia has an article listing the
12 astronauts who’ve stood on the moon, along with their age at first step (youngest: Charles Duke at 36y 6m 18d) and Alma Mater (most moon-walking graduates: MIT).
Ralph Morse / Getty Images 1969: Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins and Neil Armstrong,
See also: this
amazingly detailed cutaway of the Saturn V rocket.
I just discovered that the Open Culture weblog has created
an addendum to Matt Whitlock’s Essential Movies for a Student of Philosophy list that’s been hanging out in my bookmarks for a couple months.
One extra title that I might suggest is Spike Jonze’s
Adaptation, and not just because of the New Yorker magazine connection. I am just a sucker for Charlie Kaufman movies.
16 mindfuck movies, compiled by Matthew Baldwin.