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Pontifex (G/O Fuck yourself, Spanfe||er)
pontifex
Jan 13
9

Let’s take a look at that scene compared to previous battle scenes. Specifically, I’ll use the one between the Roci, a UNN destroyer, and the Razorback featured at the end of “IFF”, Series 3 Episode 2. Now I’m only talking about framing and cinematography here. Read more

Jan 13
2

According to Ty Franck, this exact thing happened when NASA accidentally locked an astronaut out for like 15 seconds orsomething and he survived. In the show that scene takes just over a minute, and THAT I am sure is inaccurate, but it couldve been just dramaticaly slow-motioned or whatever. But yes, apparently you Read more

Jan 13
1

Yeah, the cause of death in space would be suffocation, since it would take far too long for the heat to radiate off for the cold to matter and the pressure difference between one atmosphere and zero atmospheres isn’t actually all that extreme. Like you said, consciousness is the problem. You will lose consciousness Read more

Jan 13
2

They were talking about this on the James S.A. Corey twitter feed today. They were saying they got the idea because NASA accidentally “spaced” a researcher (depressurize the room) and the guy survived. I didn’t go looking to see if I could find the same story.
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Jan 13
13

Check out @JamesSACorey on Twitter (co-author Ty Franck’s account). He’s been rebutting a number arguments against why what Naomi did is survivable. For example: Read more

Jan 13
12

8000 years later the weak, intangible spirit of Sauron possesses various inhabitants of a small Pacific logging town and causes them to kill. And starts going by “BOB”. Also owls are involved. Somehow. 

Jan 13
13

“The first thing you would notice is the lack of air. You wouldn’t lose consciousness straight away; it might take up to 15 seconds as your body uses up the remaining oxygen reserves from your bloodstream, and — if you don’t hold your breath — you could perhaps survive for as long as two minutes without permanent Read more

Jan 13
26

I’m reminded of how there was a period around 2001-04 where I would experience an ecstatic Pavlovian reaction every time I saw the New Line logo on TV, even if the movie turned out to be Dumb and Dumberer or Goldmember.

Jan 4
12

J.K. Rowling should be called out for her harmful views, but she should not be caricaturized and her work should not be burned or boycotted.

Dec 31
1

A lesson George Lucas learned with Jabba when making the first Star Wars. But he couldn’t help himself with the “upgrades”.

Dec 30
33

Wow. What an asshole take. “Why should I support this guy who makes credible and supported accusations of treatment that shouldn’t be tolerated?”

Dec 28
22

This is the nicest thing anyone’s ever said about me. Before editing there were so many capslock’d “You must do this and then this and oh god can’t wait for you to see this and SO GOOD” repeated over and over again. I love these games so much and I’m glad you appreciate that energy :)