Music of the Stars: The Best Space Movie Soundtracks

Music of the Stars: The Best Space Movie Soundtracks

As space is a void, no sound travels there. This is why Alien proclaims “In space, no one can hear you scream.” It is also why astrophysicists are physically incapable of watching the pew! pew! pew! of Star Wars space battles without breaking out into hives. And yet, in spite of that, or perhaps because of it, space films have featured some of the most iconic and influential scores in movie history. Maybe since space is this seemingly infinite silence—a vast emptiness occasionally punctuated by mind-bendingly huge visuals—filmmakers and composers feel compelled to come up with the biggest…

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This story of a widow, a lake, and a rose will restore your faith in humanity

This story of a widow, a lake, and a rose will restore your faith in humanity

Hope you have tissues nearby.  The Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School rowing club found a rose attached to the locked gate at a nearby lake, with the most heartbreaking note accompanying it.  SEE ALSO: Watch this dog reunite with his owner after 3 years on the streets “Please can someone throw this in the lake for me?” the note says. “My late husband’s ashes are in the lake and I can’t get to the lakeside in my wheelchair anymore + gates are locked — have to drive back up north tonight….

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A Journey Through David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption

A Journey Through David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption

The David Lynch festival is as moodily lit and heady as you’d expect. On October 13th and 14th, Festival of Disruption brought a two-day celebration of creativity and meditation to the Ace Hotel and Theater in support of Lynch’s 12-year-old foundation, which uses Transcendental Meditation to assist schools, veterans, African War refugees, and victims of abuse and violence. Curated by Lynch, Festival of Disruption was an almost 24-hour experience that’s more tranquil than a grind. Some festivals are a marathon, but that’s not the case with the self-contained Festival of Disruption….

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