Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Batman Complex

This is utterly splendid. Mashup-trailers for non-existent films are becoming a fascinating art form generally – and this one hits pretty much all my buttons perfectly. (Like a lot of martially-inclined geek boys, Batman has always had major symbolic importance … Continue reading

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INK – a short review

When you love something passionately, you want to share it with everyone you can. I’ve loved this film since I asked for it as a Xmas present in 2009 and it’s finally available in the UK from tomorrow… so I … Continue reading

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Guttershaman Goes To Town – a Synchronicity

1. Trigger. If there’s two things that have always dominated my life as a magician and general observer of the Weird, it’s synchronicity and music. When they combine, the effect can be transformative and overwhelming. In their highly-acclaimed comic Phonogram, … Continue reading

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The fall of mass culture, the rise of meaning

Stowe Boyd’s piece of this title is a response to comments about the shifting nature of modern advertising, in a piece by Arianna Huffington. But Boyd has something a little wider on his mind… The decline of mass culture that … Continue reading

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Building Character, part 1 – Character Sheet

“…state my assumptions.” – Darren Aronofsky, Pi.   All of my writing, from my earliest diary notes to Guttershaman and beyond are, at heart, an attempt to explain & justify my perspective of the world to others in a coherent … Continue reading

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My New Online Home…

After a long hiatus, a lot of changes in my life and some kindly but forthright nudging from my beloved Kirsty, I’ve made the big step to getting my own domain. So, here’s catvincent.com. Feels… roomy. I’ve copied over all … Continue reading

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