Great northern soul tune (produced and co-written by Gloria Jones):
Alexandre Desplat deservedly won an Academy Award for this wonderful music:
Beginning in the late 1960s and early 1970s, French comics artists revolutionized their medium and created groundbreaking works of science fiction. Artists like Jean-Claude Mézières, Philippe Druillet, and Jean Giraud, aka Moebius, had a significant, if rarely recognized, influence on many Hollywood films. Star Wars is one of the most prominent examples:
Read my related article in “Der Tagesspiegel” on the influence the French comics magazine “Métal Hurlant” had on Hollywood.
Give me all your money, and I’ll make some origami, honey.
Courtney Barnett: “Pedestrian at Best”
I knew a man who once stole a Ferris wheel.
To concentrate on heaven is to create hell.
If you raise your desires high enough, certainty can grow out of the background noise.
Vernor Vinge: „A Deepness in the Sky“
Wenn man die Augen zumacht, klingt der Regen wie Applaus.
Enno Bunger: „Regen“
Capitalism is the exploitation of man by man. Communism is the exact opposite.
If you must go to art school for God’s sake make the most of it … Seldom if ever again in life will you be afforded the chance to scrutinize such an array of losers in an environment that actually encourages their most pretentious inclinations!
Daniel Clowes: „Art School Confidential“
It’s a wrong situation. It’s gettin’ so a businessman can’t expect no return from a fixed fight. Now, if you can’t trust a fix, what can you trust? For a good return you gotta go bettin’ on chance, and then you’re back with anarchy. Right back inna jungle.
Johnny Caspar, „Miller’s Crossing“