Monthly Archives: October 2014

New GIFs: Gates and LaBeouf

I’ve trimmed a few clips out of videos recently, and wish to submit them to the internet as reaction GIFs wherever the situation may merit it. From Rob Cantor’s recent live recording of his tune “Shia LaBeouf,” I’ve got Shia plagiarizing the applause of Orson Welles and the child who says “Quiet, quiet.” Then, from […]

Ebooks and ethics in the New York Times

When Chuck Klosterman weighed in on the ethics of downloading ebooks last month, he became the third writer for the New York Times ethicist column to do so in the last four years—starting with Randy Cohen in 2010, and continuing with Philip Corbett in 2012. I’ve enjoyed some of Klosterman’s writing a lot, but I’m […]