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I think the biggest story in the online film world this week, outside of the forthcoming release of The Dark Knight Rises, was probably the vitriolic response that a number of critics got from Rotten Tomatoes users to their less than 100% positive reviews of that film. There’s been plenty of writing on the subject of Batman fans’ reactions to those reviews, and the whole story is wrapped up nicely by Matt Singer over at Criticwire. Some have said that these responses, which have included horrible misogynistic comments and death threats, are the result of some sort of insanity specific to Batman and Nolan fans. I don’t take this view, maybe because I consider myself a huge fan of Nolan’s work and his Batman films, and I also consider myself a fairly reasonable person.

I don’t think it’s fair to single out Batman fans. We saw the same…

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Corporo-Fascism is NOT Free Enterprise

American industry is not free, as once it was free; American enterprise is not free; the man with only a little capital is finding it harder to get into the field, more and more impossible to compete with the big fellow. Why? Because the laws of this country do not prevent the strong from crushing the weak.That is the reason, and because the strong have crushed the weak the strong dominate the industry and the economic life of this country. No man can deny that the lines of endeavor have more and more narrowed and stiffened; no man who knows anything about the development of industry in this country can have failed to observe that the larger kinds of credit are more and more difficult to obtain, unless you obtain them upon the terms of uniting your efforts with those who already control the industries of the country; and nobody can fail to observe that any man who tries to set himself up in competition with any process of manufacture which has been taken under the control of large combinations of capital will presently find himself either squeezed out or obliged to sell and allow himself to be absorbed.
– Woodrow Wilson, Section I: “The Old Order Changeth”, p. 15.

Retrieved from Wikiquote on June 2, 2012 – http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Woodrow_Wilson


Nugget in a Biscuit Epicized

SHEET MUSIC:

Nugget Whole Score

Nugget Violin 1

Nugget Violin 2

Nugget Violin 3

Nugget Violinish 4


Hobbit Trailer Song and Sheet Music

Hobbit Trailer Sheet Music for Violin


X Men First Class Magneto Theme on Violin

SHEET MUSIC:

X Men First Class Magneto Theme Violin 1

X Men First Class Magneto Theme Violin 2

X Men First Class Magneto Theme Violin 3

MIDI:

http://soundcloud.com/thesurfingviolinist/x-men-first-class-magneto


Found on Facebook Episode 5 Links and Presenters

Links and Presenters:

I Shot the Serif: http://designmuse.typepad.com/design-muse/2011/02/i-shot-the-serif.html

Presented by Dan Russell

Dan’s Tumblr: http://danrussell.tumblr.com/

 

Fried Koolaid: http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/jun/14/fried-kool-aid-hit-fair-chicken-charlie-says/

The Marauder: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2008398/Top-Gear-finds-worlds-unstoppable-vehicle.html

Presented by JD Swartz

JD’s blog: http://byzantinebiblebelt.blogspot.com/

 

Sports Night on Soccer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBOH3gJG7P4

Presented by Lauren Shows

ICE SOCCER FOR REAL! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2a4DbRS3EA

 

Hobbit Behind the Scenes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7RnPfnkoWY

Presented by Erich Von Hinken

 

Carp Frenzy: http://tiny.cc/ten7r

Presented by Judah McNiel

Judah’s Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Winkvanripple

 

Unnamed Comic Strip: http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2OQznq/somuchdamage.com/stuff/diggcomic.jpg

Presented by Ben Lippmann

 

Real Football Hero: http://tampabay.sbnation.com/south-florida-bulls/2011/6/24/2241656/usf-ol-danous-estenor-lifts-car-to-save-a-mans-life

Presented by Bradley Woodrum

Brad’s Blog: http://www.homebodyabroad.blogspot.com/


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