Denis Villeneuve’s Depthless, Boring Dune (2021): A Critique

RND/ To consider a critique of Dune (2021, Dir. Denis Villeneuve): – Quick capsule review; “One big, laughably embarrassing deadpan ‘Meh’. Blame Canada.” – To turn the usual toxic internet language around on itself, much like a worm that eats its own sad tale: ‘these fragments of critique are not for everyone.’ – Violently unmemorable, … Read more

Diving Everydayness: Wolverhampton Aqualung Society

RND/ To imagine informally joining the ‘Wolverhampton Aqualung Society’: Another cigarette, another day From A to B, again avoiding C, D, and E – Wire, The Lowdown (Pink Flag, 1977 Harvest Records) Official W.A.S. logos – 2006 x 2838, 64 col .png Wolverhampton Aqualung Society Manifesto Official Motto: “Diving Everydayness.” Modern existence (/in England aka … Read more

Super Bland Retro 80s Corporate Office Art Poster

RND/ to consider super bland corporate office art posters, direct from what Robert What calls “The Near Future Retro 80s” 4032 x 2352, 256 colour .png, edited in Gimp – from an office screenshot Wow, look at that. Effective image based summaries of innate existential dehydration, often seen quietly existing on the reception wall of … Read more

The Existential Dryness of Historical Fiction Paperbacks

RND/ to consider the extreme existential dryness of (inherently old) Historical Fiction paperbacks, so utterly dessicated in their very conception that even billygoats are unable to digest them. The textual equivalent of an intensely annoying, hacking dry cough experienced while pushing an old squeaking cart of dead, ungrateful wooden peasants uphill. 3600×5760, 12MB .jpg, edited … Read more

Boring Social Media themed study

RND/ Social media themed art study, based around terminally dull media: Amazon Reviewer 1728 × 10422 .jpg To imagine a weirdo Amazon reviewer and their bizarre product list. — An Unremarkable Image Seemingly simply no more or less than precisely that. 3195 × 1851 .jpg Example Artistic Statement via Theorist Robert What: Straight from the … Read more