Kill Bill, Girl Talk and original copies

Here’s an interesting video outlining the influences on Tarantino’s Kill Bill:

Everything Is A Remix: KILL BILL from on Vimeo.

It would be almost easy to look at it and wonder where the originality on Tarantino’s part comes into play. However, the originality is the ability to take disparate parts and make it into a coherent whole.

It reminds me of the not-safe-for-work All Day album from Girl Talk. This one-track, 70-minute spin-fest was dubbed “The 373-hit Wonder” by the New York Times. It’s a little addictive … but very “R” rated.

There’s a book I like that says, “There’s nothing new under the sun.”

If that’s true then, it’s how we put the puzzle pieces together that make things interesting.

What kind of puzzle are you working on?


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