A couple months ago, I ran a quick text segmentation analysis on the script of The Big Lebowski (stripping out the notes and character names to get just the spoken words). Click through for the full list, but the top results are pretty great…
|this is what happens when you fuck a stranger in the ass||12||2|
|he lives in north hollywood on radford near the in-and-out burger||11||2|
|it’s a complicated case maude lotta ins lotta outs||9||2|
|so what the fuck are you talking about||8||2|
|what the fuck are you talking about||7||6|
|what the fuck is he talking about||7||2|
|we know that this is your homework||7||2|
|we throw the money out of the||7||2|
|you’re out of your element this chinaman||7||2|
|could you slide your shorts down please||7||2|
|larry is this your homework larry is||7||2|
|the fuck are you talking about||6||7|
|what the fuck are you talking||6||7|
|he’s a good man and thorough||6||3|
|her life is in your hands||6||3|
|fuck a stranger in the ass||6||3|
|walter shut the fuck up donny||6||3|
|i don’t like your jerk off||6||2|
|i fuck you i fuck you||6||2|
|but am i wrong yeah but||6||2|
|this chinaman is not the issue||6||2|
|and let me tell you something||6||2|
|and beat it out of him||6||2|
|what the fuck’re you talking about||6||2|
|face down in the muck so||6||2|
Having seen these turn up on Hacker News the other day, I wanted to get them onto my tablet. And since MIT’s OpenCourseware site doesn’t publish to iTunesU, I figured a video podcast would probably be the best way to watch them.
I’ve only watch the first one, but these are very good, and not really dated at all (outside of the clothes).
As some wag put it, houses in Mayfair are now bitcoins for oligarchs.
I’m rethinking possible.
Jeff Goldblum’s Jurassic Park laugh. As a ringtone.
|Joel: i'm pretty sure if nic cage died tomorrow and it was like a drug overdose or something, i'd not actually believe it happened|
|Joel: tupac, etc|
Every time I buy a Radiohead album, I have a moment where I say to myself, “Maybe this is the one that will suck.” But it never does. I wonder if it’s even possible for them to be bad on record.
Questlove explains how Black Star got the beat for Little Brother from J Dilla. Awesome story.
Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
Neo’s monitor at his apartment in The Matrix. 1600x1280… not bad.