I don’t usually post links, but in the past couple days I’ve found all sorts of great free content on the internet.
First: this recording of Kurt Vonnegut reading from a rough draft of Breakfast Of Champions at the 92nd Street Y in 1970 is really fantastic and funny and charming, and the audience reactions are also great. [via the 92Y Blog]
When you’re done listening to that, you may want to take a look at this six-part lecture on acting from Michael Caine. Fantastic and insightful, especially in the distinctions he makes between stage and screen acting.
Hot damn, I want this camera. It’s only $17,500!
When you’re done drooling over that, better yourself by listening to UC Berkeley class lectures as podcasts. Be sure to look at all the different semesters to get a broad range of classes dating back to 2001. I’m listening to a Psych 1 lecture right now, but I just subscribed to a whole bunch of classes, including one called “Physics for Future Presidents.”
Finally, I’d like to reiterate what I touched on several months ago: one of the fringe benefits of going to an art school is all the free portraiture going around. With that in mind, I give you this unusual photograph: