Weekly Inspiration 009

Your weekly roundup of the best of the Internet this week.

Film / TV / Music 
Quentin Tarantino: The Complete Syllabus of His Influences and References | Following the one-two punch of 1992's Reservoir Dogs and 1994's Pulp Fiction, Hollywood was (and arguably still is) flooded with style-aping films that could be referred to as Tarantino-esque. Indie filmmakers of all stripes have surely benefited from the increased exposure that his quick ascension gave to subterranean cinema
What fictional boss would you want to work for? | Popular culture is full of bosses, intelligent and idiotic, supportive and demeaning. What pop culture boss would you like to work for, whether it’s because of the great personality they have or the great shenanigans you’d be able to get away with while being paid?
CHVRCHES frontwoman hits back at online trolls | "If you don't like what a woman is wearing, you don't like her opinion, you don't like what it is she represents, then you fall back on the basic caveman arguments of threatening with physical and sexual violence because it is your trump card. Because that's the way you get somebody to shut up. And I just think that is a very sad state of affairs."
Five Women in Hip-Hop That Deserve Their Own Biopics | Nearly two weeks after the release of Straight Outta Compton, we’re still trying to understand what its success means for hip-hop. There are now 111 million reasons why we should be paying attention to the pivotal hip-hop biopic and its accompanying press. Undoubtedly, it makes a claim for the return of engaging, big-budget Black films that do not star a man in a dress

Impatient People Can’t Wait to Procrastinate | People who are impatient don't like to wait for stuff. This is obvious. But, ironically, their tendency to prioritize the present over the future sometimes means that they end up waiting on themselves
Why Rape Trials Like St. Paul’s Are So Rare | "What I think is important in the case is that with respect to the felony charges, the questions that jurors were asking and that the trial was centered on were about consent, and that is a really important place for the law to be moving"
Meet the Sneakerhead Behind NYC’s Brand-New Cereal Bar | It was getting out of hand. I was a grown man, 25 years old, and I was eating cereal all the time
Slender Man Is Watching | If 12-year-olds Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser knew that the internet character they worshipped was a fantasy, why did they want to kill their friend for him?


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