Goodness, gracious, I haven’t penned an MMC since fucking June?
This summer: it was all a blur (and then it was nothing).
Goodness, gracious, I haven’t penned anything in here since September?
This past month: it was all a blur (and then it was nothing).
Goodness, gracious, I haven’t taken a breath since the pandemic ended?
This pandemic: it was all a blur (and then it was nothing).
Over the weekend I had a dream that I was on campus, dying of COVID. In case you’re wondering how I’m doing. Over the past few weeks I swear the right side of my beard has gone entirely gray. In case you’re wondering how I’m doing. I feel like a husk, hollowed out, but excited to be back on campus. It’s a weird time, a ghost town, a mournful tribune to what we’ve lost, while appreciating we’re back on campus.
It’s a weird time.
Furthermore, I don’t really know the state of OL anymore. No one really reads blogs anymore, Discord has siphoned all of our conversation, and any meaningful connections with communities across the internet have seemingly moved to Substack.
So why the fuck am I here? Honestly? I’m not sure. If nothing else, I figure writing MMC every week could serve as an enjoyable fossil record for my interests at any given point in time. You can cut the rings in my soul, and chronicle what was on my mind. As well, I miss writing and this place is my only outlet.
This is Monday Morning Commute.
Motherfucking Denis Villeneuve would “deeply love” to make a Bond movie, and the only response is obvious. Fucking let him make the movie! But I mean genuinely make it. Don’t stick him inthe director’s chair and then micromanage his ass into oblivion. Give him the reins and let him make the fucking dopest Bond flick going. Do it, you fucking cowards.
Fuckers, would you believe that Dune has been delayed again? Honestly, I’m kind of fucking shocked. But that’s the dumb ass in me. Thought we had really locked the fucker into its release date. Nope! It’s delayed again, but it ain’t a long one. It’s been pushed back three weeks and it’s now dropping October 22.
Man, they finally dropped the first trailer for Dune. Now admittedly, I haven’t read the book. But this trailer is fucking gorgeous. It’s also spell-bindingly esotetic, and I have no idea how it was made. This gorgeous, dark motherfucker cost $150 million. Like, okay! I’m more than stoked, but I balk at the idea that it’s going to drag in enough of Joe and Pam Mainstreet to make its money back.
Still glad it exists, though!
Hey! Here’s a bunch more shots from the upcoming Dune movie! Now as I said, I don’t know shit about the book. But, I’m absolutely feeling these suits. And Oscar Isaac. Woah baby, Oscar Isaac.
Hit the jump to check them out!
First Look: Timothée Chalamet as Atreides from the upcoming ‘Dune’ adaptation. I fuck with it, but I also don’t know ‘Dune’
Hey! Here’s an official glimpse at Timothée Chalamet as Atreides from Villeneuve’s Dune adaptation! Now, I’ve never read the book, so I’m not an expert. That said, I fuck with this photo.
Hans Zimmer is composing the score for ‘Dune’ ensuring every facet of movie is nauseatingly talented. Plus, a plot synopsis!
Dune is simply not fucking around, my dudes. The entire enterprise is insanely stacked with talent, and, fuck, I really hope it translates to success.
It sure looks like Javier Bardem is joining the cast of Dune, which is preposterously fucking stacked. Man, it’s going to be a shame when this movie ends up fucking fantastic, and ends up bombing anyways. Like, goddamn, please don’t let that happen, public. Please.
I don’t really know Dune. But, I do know both Denis Villeneuve and Oscar Isaac. Thus, I’m pretty sure I have good reason to be fucking stoked for their pairing.
Man, this Villeneuve adaptation of Dune is really happening, eh? Seems that way. Latest proof? The movie is locking in Timothée Chalamet as its lead.