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Music of the Marionettes

Music of the Marionettes

Five. Four. Three. Two. One. It seems hard to believe that Gerry Anderson, pioneer of Supermarionation and producer of classic kids’ television like Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet might have unwittingly influenced popular music through puppet shows. Hard to believe… until […]

Parallel Return of the Jedi: Party Animals

Parallel Return of the Jedi: Party Animals

A fair while ago, in a place quite far away (unless you live there, in which case it is not far at all) there was a talented young film director, a carpenter, a junkie, and a guy who was so […]

Scrawl Wars in a Virtual Land

Scrawl Wars in a Virtual Land

Two and a half years ago, I started Halfthoughts by drawing on a metaphor. I compared blogging to cave art. In both cases, a person feels an incontestable urge to create a representation of the world around them, by making […]