Jan 20 2012

Movie Friday: Look Around You – “Ghosts”

So we spent a lot of time this week being skeptical about stuff that’s kind of outside the mainstream. Let’s get back to our skepty roots and enjoy this documentary about ghosts:

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    Holy crap, I miss this show.

    I try to work the line, “A candle is placed on a map of Cornwall, and the scientist begins his incantation,” into every rambling monologue I do about pseudoscience.

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    Also ghosty, but somewhat more serious, and from one of the best goddam minds alive on the planet: http://tinyurl.com/cu2wkw8. If you haven’t read/watched anything by Adam Curtis, get on that!

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    Lol, what did I just watch? I’m pretty sure the “Gloriette 80″ was the machine from the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

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    Look Around You is one of the most brilliant shows ever written that no one’s freaking heard of. HOW CAN I MAKE JOKE REFERENCES IF NO ONE GETS THEM??

    Heeeey there, little mouse…

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    Like, “Thanks, ghosts. Thosts.”? Go right ahead. Someone will get your references.

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    What *are* birds? We just don’t know.

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    Hehe! Thanks for reminding me of this wonderful series! My favorite video of this type is not actually a Look Around You video, it’s Birds of Britain. But I like Maths and Water a lot too :) So, watching Ghosts now.

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