All Obstacles Will Be Removed When You Get Here

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Our year-long student Maxine said this: “All Obstacles Will Be Removed When You Get Here” and I laughed, Ha ha, right! But our regular visitor and student Deanna said “it’s true” and then they went back and forth, discussing the obstacles they’d seen removed once someone got to SAW. “You remember J?” She said. When his ATM card stopped working and he was eating nothing but rice and tea…

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Werner Herzog’s 24 Pieces of Filmmaking & Life Advice

The below comes from Open Culture, here: Below is Herzog’s list of advice for filmmakers, found on the back of his latest book Werner Herzog – A Guide for the Perplexed. (Hat tip goes to Jason Kottke for bringing it to our attention.) Some maxims are pretty specific to the world of moviemaking – “That roll of unexposed celluloid you have in your hand might be the last in existence, so do…

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