Chaos in Your Town lets you create a blockbuster robot film featuring your very own street and house. Using Google Maps Street View as the background to the scenes Chaos in Your Town creates an incredible Flash based movie that shows robots walking down your street, targeting your house and blowing it to kingdom come. via adverblog
“Evelyn Mulwray: Tell me, Mr. Gittes: Does this often happen to you?
Jake Gittes: What’s that?
Evelyn Mulwray: Well, I’m judging only on the basis of one afternoon and an evening, but, uh, if this is how you go about your work, I’d say you’d be lucky to, uh, get through a whole day.
Jake Gittes: Actually, this hasn’t happened to me for a long time.
Evelyn Mulwray: When was the last time?
Jake Gittes: Why?
Evelyn Mulwray: It’s an innocent question.
Jake Gittes: In Chinatown.
Evelyn Mulwray: What were you doing there?
Jake Gittes: Working for the District Attorney.
Evelyn Mulwray: Doing what?
Jake Gittes: As little as possible.
Evelyn Mulwray: The District Attorney gives his men advice like that?
Jake Gittes: They do in Chinatown.”—Chinatown (1974)
This is extremely clever, yet somehow extremely irritating at the same time. Stink Digital produced this internet film for Asos and you can interact (ie: purchase the clothes worn by) some hippety hop dance types. It isn’t really aimed at me anyway. I mean, I do have some trendy trousers, but I feel a bit self-conscious when I wear them.
not sure it adds much to the original, but made me remember how excited I was when the strokes first appeared, and forget the crushing disappointment of their later albums. anyway, this isn’t the strokes, it’s peter, bjorn & john