Le génie du mal [The genius of evil, aka; Lucifer]; Guillaume Geefs
“The statue was originally a commission for Geefs’ younger brother Joseph, who completed it in 1842 and installed it the following year. It generated controversy at once and was criticized for not representing a Christian ideal.The cathedral administration declared that “this devil is too sublime.” The local press intimated that the work was distracting the “pretty penitent girls” who should have been listening to the sermons.” [x]
[The original ‘sublime’ version shown below, and the ‘revised’ one in the photoset above]
> Make sculpture of the devil
> No this sculpture is too hot for church
> Make another one
> It’s even hotter
ok the feet tho
But at the very end, Tarantino lost himself in the story. During one exchange of gunfire, he made finger-guns and pointed them at each other, working the thumb-hammers and hollering “BANG!” with each shot. In that moment, in his cowboy suit and bandana, you could see him: a kid, with millions of dollars and the best actors in the world, playing guns.
This map shows (roughly) how large the Lone Star State is. Points in the map’s red section are closer to somewhere in Texas than the opposite sides of Texas are to each other.
That’s right: You can be in Fargo, or Atlanta, or San Diego … and be closer to Texas than Texas is to itself.
That’s what the map above says. Texas is big.
I DROVE THROUGH TEXAS HORIZONTALLY ON A ROAD TRIP LAST SUMMER. IT TOOK TWO DAYS.