Just in case Disney hasn’t power-hosed enough Star Wars marketing down your gullets, here’s a ‘genuine’ lightsaber fight, (well, with toy lightsabers), from this years’s Russian Fencing World Championship:
Roberto Ferri paints sinister imagery in the Baroque style of painters such as Caravaggio (a Gothique style?). And of course, because I think that’s a cool idea, beautifully executed, he’s got to balls it all up with a big steaming dollop of artist’s statement:
“Each of my paintings carries a message containing symbols and allegories whose interpretation depends on the viewers: the message travels in two opposite directions concerning both intellectual tension and perception.” Yeeeeeeeeaaaaaah…
I wasn’t expecting a cement ad to be genuinely touching and funny, but this one, featuring WWE champion The Great Khali (aka Dalip Singh) manages it.
The sweet honesty that comes from Khali is what makes the ad, maybe because the feeling of never fitting genuinely resonates with a man who’s 7’1″ and 25 stone (due to acromegaly). I like it a lot: