VOLUME VI. 6.8.12
We hereby present to you the Wondaland W LIST….a funky gathering of remarkable art i facts and experiences guaranteed to keep you balanced and on the tightrope for at least the next seven days…
(in no particular order, but arrayed in a fashion to make you smile)
1.Greatest Student Voicemail Ever
Because you haven’t laughed enough this week.
According to IMDB, this film is about a five year old named Hush Puppy who faces the fading health of her father, along with an army of prehistoric creatures that are released by some environmental changes. Wow. Hush Puppy looks like a star. And the whole experience seems like magic. Watch the trailer here.
The paintings depict triumphantly defiant beings with raw emotion, drawing from youthful expression. They capture the universal essence of the human condition through an energetic portrayal of urban characters. The work comes about spontaneously, utilizing a vast array of mediums such as wood, found objects, spray paint, coffee and tea. He constructs multi-layered, textured environments referential of the complex, urban life. Brantley tells the stories of his peers and of the spaces which they occupy.
4. PROMETHEUS is finally here!
In all fairness, we’re hearing some bad news about the film and the dreaded “C” word (cliched)…but we’re still going to support and hoping for the best…and you should as well…time to see what all this space jockey business is about!
Also time to pay homage to a new cinematic Android named David (see the video below):
5. The Immortality of Prince Rogers Nelson
A first glimpse of Quentin Tarantino’s “Southern” has finally arrived! Watch it here!
“The company gauges a person’s creditworthiness using his or her online reputation, as assessed through sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. To secure repayment, it forgoes collateral and instead relies on peer pressure through the same social networks. The target market is a demographic often ignored by banks today: the 1.2 billion people, largely in developing countries, who are part of the world’s emerging middle class but who still struggle to access credit because they lack a documented financial history and strong identity records.
“Our theory is, we could duplicate the social dynamics of microfinance, but instead do it online,” says CEO Jeff Stewart, referring to the practice of making small cash loans to the world’s poorest people and relying on peer accountability to ensure low default rates.”
8. Usher makes back-up dancer dreams come true
Usher is looking for virtual backup dancers for his upcoming London concert, which will be live-streamed June 11 from Hammersmith Apollo. Starting today, fans can create digital avatars of themselves to win the chance of becoming a choreographed dance square during Usher’s performance of “Scream.”
9. Frank Ocean’s Summer Plans
Frank Ocean has released a new song, “Pyramids”, off his upcoming album Channel Orange. He also announced tour dates in July and August.
10. The Beauty of Time Travel