The Hang Fire Books Blog

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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Friday Link Roundup

Books:
A collection of pigeon (aka: sky-rat) inspired bookplates (Link via Bookplate Junkie)

Film/TV: 
A beautiful trailer for The Mill at Calder's End, a Hammer-style horror movie made with detailed hand-crafted puppets (link via Twitch); A New York Times story on the thousands of abandoned/orphaned films at DuArt, longtime processors of independent films

Music:
Pitchforks's 100 Best Albums of the Decade (So Far); An NPR story on the troubling aging of CD archives and their erratic deterioration patterns; A professional violinist undergoes brain surgery while playing his instrument (link via Consequence of Sound)

Video Games:
Never Alone is a gorgeous platformer designed to expose children to Iñupiat and Alaska Native cultures; Five Nights at Freddy's is a Night Trap-inspired horror game where you play a security guard in a Chucky-Cheese style kiddy restaurant trying to keep an eye on the creepy animatronics (both links via Eurogamer); Bizarre Pokemon reggae (via NintendoLife)

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