Q: Can you imagine yourself going down with just a cameraman and sound man and half a dozen people and shooting a film?
Kubrick: Sure I can. In fact, any contemporary story is best done just that way. The only time you need vast amounts of money and a huge crew is when you require complex special effects, as in 2001, or big battle or crowd scenes, as in the Napoleon film. But if you’re just dealing with a story set in modern times, then you could do it very easily with both limited funds and a limited crew.
As we near the inevitable conclusion of You Look Nice Today, my feelings become too much to bear. And when that happens, you get poetry. What follows is my lament for one of the greatest podcasts of all time.
Where now is Tang Tang and rider, my son? When comes the train to Dubai? Where is…
“So Kim and Kanye’s baby is going to have to be really amazing if they expect us to care about it. Otherwise they will have to come up with an incredibly grand gesture to win our attention back. Perhaps when Baby Kimye and Blue Ivy are both in elementary school, they can compete in some kind of mini-Hunger Games, high atop the Empire State Building. Weapons and armor will be released any time their parents’ tweets of support and encouragement reach a certain threshold of millions of retweets. Like I said, I have ideas for things Beyoncé could be tweeting about.”—
In advance of same, here’s a quick trailer to help you prepare—both for the episode itself, and, more importantly, we want to help you begin to absorb John’s indispensable advice for (maybe, maybe) earning a seat on Super Train.
You just better hope to Christ you bring everything you’ll need.
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