Her (2013) dir. Spike Jonze
“what if you could erase from your mind that you’d ever seen a human body, and then you saw one… imagine how strange it would look, it’d be this really weird, gangly, awkward organism- and you’d think, ‘why are all these parts where they are?’”
I don’t know if some of you have been to these live reads at LACMA, where a classic film is read live on stage by actors who just sit and read the script. We did one recently of American Pie, but we reversed the gender roles. All the women played men; all the men played women. And it was so fascinating to be a part of this because, as the women took on these central roles — they had all the good lines, they had all the good laughs, all the great moments — the men who joined us to sit on stage started squirming rather uncomfortably and got really bored because they weren’t used to being the supporting cast.
It was fascinating to feel their discomfort [and] to discuss it with them afterward, when they said, “It’s boring to play the girl role!” And I said, “Yeah. Yeah. You think? Welcome to our world!
8606//a playlist of random songs that you can listen to while showering, cleaning, studying, etc.
01. Phoenix//Chloroform 02. Animal Collective//My Girls 03. Mac DeMarco//Passing Out Pieces 04. The Strokes//Tap Out 05. Daft Punk//Doin’ It Right 06. Cults//Never Heal Myself 07. Unknown Mortal Orchestra//Swim and Sleep (Like a Shark) 08. Lana Del Rey//Without You 09. Devendra Banhart//Fur Hildegard Von Bingen 10. Lorde//White Teeth Teens 11. The Morning Benders//Cold War
12. Warpaint//Biggy 13. Peace//Wraith 14. Washed Out//Amor Fati 15. San Cisco//Metaphors 16. Tame Impala//Elephant 17. The Vaccines//Melody Calling 18. TOPS//Turn Your Love Around
why am I less talented than my ego demands?