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May 2010

Wikipedia - Diegesis - Film sound and music

Sound in films is termed diegetic if it is part of the narrative sphere of the film. For instance, if a character in the film is playing a piano, or turns on a CD player, the resulting sound is "diegetic." If, on the other hand, music plays in the background but cannot be heard by the film's characters, it is termed non-diegetic or, more accurately, extra-diegetic. The score of a film is "non-diegetic" sound. Some examples...

March 2006

Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
I've read five Haruki Murakami books in a row now... might have to order more still, since they've all been very good so far.

Using MS Word spell-check auto-correct to generate English sentences from pixel-data == a very cool idea

September 2005