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(R)IP George Romero

Published by Olly Blackburn

RIP to a master. He was not just one of the greatest horror directors of all time and probably the most important horror film director of his generation (and that’s not said lightly when his compatriots include John Carpenter, David … Continued

Britain and America share the same DNA

Published by Olly Blackburn

From Thatcherism onwards a lot of the most extreme elements of late and post capitalism have emerged from Britain and metastasized Stateside. Reality TV and toxic celebrity culture is one of them: as this piece describes.

Words for the Day… by Ernst Haas

Published by Olly Blackburn

There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are.

If Dickens or Zola were alive today

Published by Olly Blackburn

They’d be writing a novel about the data farmers of Macedonia, toiling the digital landscape, seeding the soil of online consciousness & reaping the benefits one hit, one tenth of a cent a time…

Words for the Day… by ETA Hoffman

Published by Olly Blackburn

“Take care”, the goldsmith replied calmly with a curious smile, “take care, Tussman: you are dealing with strange people here”. — The Choosing of the Bride

Words for the Day… by John Le Carre

Published by Olly Blackburn

Some times, we have to do a thing in order to find out the reason for it. Sometimes our actions are questions, not answers. — A Perfect Spy