|(admin) Saturday Night Open Mic
||[May. 21st, 2005|10:04 pm]
|||||the the - angels of deception||]|
I am bored, alone, working, drinking, and vaguely pissed off at the world for no good reason.
Saturday Night Open Mic: Tell me something filthy, strange and wonderful.
Tell me something about you that you want me to know.
(Also: the most recent FALCONER, "The Joy Of Falconer," is here, for those who aren't sick of them yet.)
All of their names, or just the ones with the biological equipment to actually follow through?
I'm easy. (Ask anyone.)
"The apocolypse is nigh. A comic book written like a music video. Rapid-fire images bearing a passive relevance to the core narrative" -- something I started considering in the mid-90s, I think. Go with it.
Yes, but I'm sure it'd be cooler that Joe Kelly's "The Intimates." I mean, the dialogue is good, but the concept of the "ticker" at the bottom with irrelevant information gets old kinda quick.
The other thing which I wanted you to know is that the comic book store where I work still has somewhere around ten copies of Desolation Jones in stock.
I thought Joe Casey wrote The Intimates.
That is what I meant. In fact, it's what I typed in the first place. Anyone who says different is lying.
I must be reading English wrongly.
Well, INTIMATES is more POP-UP VIDEO than it is music video. It is definitively about narrative and layers (or tides) of information. Music video is about cutting hard into scenes, and about the visceral textual/visual experience the audience/reader comes away with...
I never considered it like that. Hmm. Yeah, I suppose you're right. It just seems kind of...schizophrenic to me. Like comics for people with shorter attention spans than usual. Jumping around from thread to thread. It just reminds me of the kind of editing apparent in shows like CSI or similar, in that it shows everything instead of using any kind of subtlety. I mean, it's not a BAD title by any stretch, something about it just...bothers me.
Well, honestly, it's not a bad thing to attempt, since the media has trained shorter attention spans into people over the last twenty years -- or, at least, the ability to parse information out of streams of short dense sequences.
Yeah, I guess that's true.
I am one of the three.
I'm working on getting a uterus