These next two weeks are a fantasy of new releases and rediscovered classics—we just can’t help getting way more excited about the old stuff.
-It’s a Crime and Punishment pie chart!
-Animation shorts from the imaginary children’s books in Moonrise Kingdom.
-Lucretia Dalt performs Herzog’s Lessons of Darkness.
-Reasons to keep the hell away from Prometheus.
-Happy Birthday, Brigid Brophy: we’re hoping for a Brophy renaissance in the near future.
-“Has the world fallen out of love with Obama?” A strange but pertinent question, posed by the Guardian.
-Is there a better way to talk about faith?
–In Time may have flopped hard, but it may also have spawned one brilliant invention.
-“In the Kumbayah Myth, racism will just stop if everyone just started acting nice to each other…”
-If you’re not fully prepared for the June 19th release of Ride a Cockhorse, get ready.
–Illustrations by Takeo Takei for a 1925 edition of Aesop’s fables.