// Arts + Letters Links for Tuesday, June 2, 2009
- Live E3 Webcams, Streaming E3 Coverage – G4tv.com
If you saw and enjoyed The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters documentary, you’re going to REALLY LOVE THIS: A live stream of Steve Wiebe attempting to break the World Record at Donkey Kong.
- INTERVIEW PROJECT – NEW EPISODE EVERY THREE DAYS
David Lynch + 20,000 Mile Road Trip + Video Camera = “Interview Project”.
(Via interviewproject.davidlynch.com )
- J.D. Salinger Sues Copycat in Manhattan Federal Court
“The reclusive and elusive author filed a lawsuit yesterday in Manhattan federal court…to “block an anonymous author from cashing in on the iconic coming-of-age novel with a follow-up titled 60 Years Later: Coming Through the Rye.” “
(Via feeds.gothamistllc.com )
- Before William Hung, Before chocolate rain, America had Florence Foster Jenkins
“Confidence is a funny thing. We all have our daily encounters with the cocky, the insecure, that optimistic date who is far more enamored of his or her looks than he or she has any right to be. But when we’re talking vocalists, when a singer lets down the inhibitions and belts it out despite not having any skill whatsoever, there’s a line that’s crossed. Crossed like the sound barrier is crossed: with a physic if not physical boom. It rattles you a bit, stirs up what you perceive to be true and what the performer perceives is true.”
(Via blogs.creativeloafing.com )
Artist Daniel Martinico took William Shatner’s finest moment as an actor and stretched it out into a 15-minute video….And thanks to Veritrope reader Clark, we now have this link that gives us even more of the story!
(Via www.kottke.org )