I used to think that the day would never come (Omissis) To the childhood I lost, replaced by fear I used to think that the day would never come That my life would depend on the morning sun
New Order – True Faith
I’m going to reflect here about the big excitement and enthusiasm that this movie can give and I will propose a possible interpretation of this complex world. Is Patrick Bateman a killer? Is it all just a dream?
Warning: spoilers ahead
American Psycho is the story of Patrick Bateman, an handsome New York investment banker working in his father’s firm. His “golden” world is made of Michelin starred restaurants and Amex Platinum credit cards.
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For today’s design talents episode we have a young British designer, Thomas Knipe. Tom’s main areas of focus are architecture, cars, and footwear. He regularly uses CAD and digital rendering softwares for product development, as well as PhotoShop for touch ups. He also uses the app Procreate for iPad Pro benefiting from the Apple Pencil’s precision.
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There’s no chance to avoid making a review of the last 365 days that have just gone by. We divide time in years and, while tomorrow will be just another day on earth we can use the switch from 2017 to 2018 to boost our motivations.
Personally I will try to evaluate the year that just passed in these main 4 categories:
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Every child that starts playing tennis dreams about his hero and just for a moment fancies triumphing in arguably the most important tennis tournament: Wimbledon. The center court of the All England lawn tennis and croquet club is a place where history was made, many brave and extremely talented athletes met their destiny there. As a boy I remember seeing those giants handling racquets with a diameter of just 85 square inches and a weight close to 500 grams (okay that was mainly Sampras😅) hitting bullets traveling at more than 200 km/h. Some stories are fairytales: Continue reading “The centre court: the temple of tennis “
I am at Wimbledon in one of the roads surrounding the all England lawn tennis and croquet club, it’s a sunny day and green is the dominant color. I see three terrorists running, they have a beard, their eyes show no emotions, they look high, they are probably on drugs, fake bomb belt wrapped around, there’s no police and I know they are going on a killing spree, i don’t have a weapon, I confront them with my bare hands, I have no expertise in fighting or personal defense, my chances are little, Continue reading “I had a nightmare. How the monsters of the subconscious are born.”
“This is the water. And this is the well. Drink full and descend. The horse is the white of the eyes and dark within” The Woodsman in Twin Peaks – Season 3 Episode 8
Spoiler alert: some mild spoilers ahead
We won’t forget soon those words we heard in the latest episode of Twin Peaks together with the instant classic: “Got a light?”. In the end credits the man, who gets darker in face as his actions get more violent, is credited as “woodsman”. As you know if you watched the series the woods around twin peaks hold a terrible secret and… Continue reading “Twin Peaks Season 3: how to”
In my first fundamental article about beauty I was voluntarily unspecific. That was the start of a journey, I am going to analyze some specific areas of the aesthetic realm:
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