🎥🎬 The French Dispatch

Wes Anderson Hasn’t Changed With ‘The French Dispatch.’ And That’s Perfectly Fine. It was on my ‘to watch’ list even before I read this; < “But the most endearing thing about Wes Anderson is that he’s a hopelessly romantic filmmaker, and these worlds he creates clearly mean a lot to him. His latest film, The French Dispatch, is a love letter certainly—to journalism, to writers, to art in general and filmmaking specifically—and rather than change or adapt in the way some want to see, he gloriously doubles down on his style, making for his most maximalist, hyper-imaginative film yet.

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“Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace.”

💬 Elbert Hubbard


Who else thinks Squid Game got the boiler suit and mask idea from Money Heist?


Jamie Lee Curtis calls Hollywood “an ageist industry”

What industry isn’t ageist?


Just switched my micro blog design to Tufte - thankyou @pimoore - reminding myself of his great books.

There are some nuances to Pete’s work that I am going to have to get my head around for maximum effect.

It is also clear that cleanup from previous experiments is overdue!


Supply and Demand curve broken.

I would have thought that a $19 piece of cloth would have had low demand and therefore pretty much instantly available.

But no ….

Apparently a $19 piece of cloth will take until the end of November to deliver to you.



“This year, S&P 500 companies have said the words ‘supply chain’ on earnings calls more than ‘synergy’ or ‘value proposition’ combined.”

.. and talking of Supply Chain - Great Read From Venkatesh Rao


“He who works with the door open gets all kinds of interruptions, but he also occasionally gets clues as to what the world is and what might be important.”

💬 Richard Hamming


This is really clever …but I know I am not going to get round to using it.

Filed under ‘the law of diminishing returns’.


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