Artfag thought of the day: I’m trying to edit this DVD extra and I get these little panics when I’m editing. I think I’m doing good for a while, and then I suddenly start wondering why I choose the shots I choose, and realize that there’s no right shot to choose- it’s all subjective and if there WAS a right shot then editing would be a task and not an art or a craft, and that’s why it’s fun. But it also scares me a little because it’s easy for someone to say, “why did you choose that shot?” and I’m not sure I have an answer, other than, “uh, I liked it?” And I’m not at the point in my career where that would come off as an acceptable answer.
Counterpoint: I’m going to work and editing for once. I should be so lucky. Shut up and enjoy it.
Good morning. Do not want to be at work. Cramps. Boyfriend is gone until Saturday on a shooting trip. Lost is over. I didn’t eat breakfast. I think my cat peed on my kitchen rug.
Thinking about Lost vs. Torchwood, for some reason. Bryant and I have started plowing through Torchwood (which is awesome) and we just got to the episode where Susie is brought back to life. When Gwen asks her what happens when you die, her answer is that it’s dark. While I find Lost’s “you get to pick your favorite people and hang out with them” answer more pleasant, I find Torchwood’s much more realistic. [I’m really just hoping that someone on the internet will explain to me what makes Lost’s ending clever instead of just “kind of okay”].