2011’s reviews kick-off on Tuesday with my Summer Holiday round-up. In the meantime let us please celebrate the kind of obsessive attention to detail sadly lacking from most of modern life: a 49 image, 1/85 scale recreation of The Coen Brothers’ masterpiece No Country for Old Men in diorama form.[hat-tip: Gizmodo]
A lovely meditation on permanence and impermanance from, of all places, Gizmodo:
She’s made a ghost bike for him, painted a thick-pipe commuter bike white with spray paint. Going to leave it on the corner, chained to a lamp post. She posts a time on David’s Myspace page, lets her friends know when to gather.
Word spreads. She’s pushing the bike down the street, surrounded by hundreds of mourners. They saw her message on his Myspace page. They walk by the bike, tossing down flowers and photographs and messages to David. She didn’t expect this.