Everything about this makes me want to spit. So, Bono & the Edge are completely blameless; give a (critically acclaimed and award-winning) female director complete artistic freedom and she’ll totally FUCK THINGS UP beyond repair. Because when something goes wrong in a musical, it’s clearly about the direction alone. Who cares about the story, or oh, you know, the score? Sheesh.
Man, this is such a great idea — but the user interface of the timeline is horrible. As someone who grapples with this kind of thing every day, I feel some sympathy for the design team at the Guardian, but oh my! It’s so ugly!
Somewhere in this piece (I think) is a reason as to why, though I am an otherwise wonderful person in a good place spiritually, mentally, and physically, I am currently suffering from the worst case of unending access fatigue of all time.
Reproducing album covers in MS Paint isn’t exactly the world’s most original idea, but that doesn’t make it any less awesome. The good folks at Continuum’s 33 1/3 series tipped us off to this particularly extensive collection, the humble beginnings of which lie in message-board user contributions.