Tag Archives: documentary

“The Last Gladiators” (2011)

Getting fired sucks.  Once you’ve settled into a job, no matter to what degree you’re actually happy with it, getting fired sucks all the same.  For some it’s a chance at a different life, but for most of us it’s a shattering of our self-esteem that acts as a confirmation — at least in our […]

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“Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope” (2011)

Starting in 1970 with an attendence of just 190 people, the San Diego Comic-Con has over the years become a sort of utopia for nerds around the world.  Showcasing the best in comics, film, and video games the annual gathering is one of the largest events in the world where a group of people who […]

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‘Helvetica’ (2007)

Helvetica is a typeface that emerged from Europe in the 50s as a result of the growing size of the modernist movement, and the increasing demand for a cleaner more basic font for designers to work with.  It’s a font that says absolutely nothing about the object it’s written on, allowing — for the very first time — the negative space […]

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Review: Beats, Rhymes and Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest

    During the 80’s to mid 90s popular music was in a bit of an upheaval.  With the emergence of New Wave, Grunge, and Modern Rock those 15 to 20 years of music are considered to be some of the most important.  But during that crucial period of music, no genre saw a bigger […]

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