Monthly Archives: March 2022

TV: let shows run no longer than they need

We started watching Katla, an intriguing Icelandic show about mysterious goings-on near a volcano. But it’s ponderous SLUDGE. A few momentous things happen in a tiny community, but the damn people never meet up to review what’s happening and tell … Continue reading

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art: fantastic video art hidden in movie

The Amazing Life of Louis Wain is a reasonably good biopic with Benedict Cumberbatch doing his reliably impressive legible acting. You don’t see someone acting, you read his interior state. Near the end there’s an amazing video sequence of lines … Continue reading

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software: straightening and animating photos of a TV screen in GIMP

TVs today are computers with a display. Any computer can take a screenshot of its display, there’s even a [PrtSc] key on most PC keyboards to “Print Screen”. My LG TV can take a screenshot of its own screen and … Continue reading

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