Tag Archive: literature


A windmill at Campo de Criptana, Spain, where Cervantes wrote “Don Quixote,” photographed by Jontxu Fernandez.

Pic of the Day – 10/28/18

Cathuhlu will steal your sanity if he doesn’t get some treats.

Tornadoes? Or Lovecraft’s Chuthlu? Or maybe, Photoshop. 🙂

The Secrets of Nature explores the world’s most mysterious book, written in an indecipherable language, and puts it to all the tests of history and science.

Pic of the Day – 9/19/17

“Princess and the Pea” eye makeup art by Tal Peleg.

Johnny T tries to understand William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.”

Who doesn’t want to hear Walken read Poe’s epic poem? Approx. 8 minutes.

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by artist Toby Cypress.

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“Recovering the Mindset”

“Recovering the Mindset” intercuts the same scene from three different interpretations of Thomas Harris’ novel Red Dragon; Manhunter by Michael Mann, Red Dragon by Brett Ratner, and Hannibal by Bryan Fuller.

Says creator Matthew Morettini, “I’ve focused on the scene where FBI profiler Will Graham visits the cannibal psychiatrist Hannibal Lecter ostensibly to ask for advice on a serial murder case but really to “recover the mindset” of a killer so he can catch this new one. Most of the dialogue from the three adaptations come directly from the source novel so it was possible to seamlessly recreate the scene using the three productions. I think it is a very interesting way to compare and contrast the different methods used by the filmmakers. Also, other than filmed works of Shakespeare, I can’t think of another pop culture creation that has been interpreted so faithfully three separate times.”


<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/137513763″>Recovering the Mindset</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/morettini”>Matthew Morettini</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

Webcomic xkcd.com created this brilliant graphic of stories of the past and future. See the full-sized version here.

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