How Jesse Pinkman’s Need for Acceptance Led Him Into a Dysfunctional Relationship With Walter White

As part of their ongoing series of deconstructing the rich symbolism within the sublime AMC series Breaking Bad, film and television analysis platform ScreenPrism took a look at the odd wide-eyed innocence of character Jesse Pinkman. Specifically, they look at Jesse’s tenderness when it came to kids and animals, his childlike silliness and his insatiable need for parental approval, which he eventually found in the very flawed Walter White. And in the way a child absorbs the bad behavior of adults, Jesse physically, mentally and spiritually suffered the sins of Walter White even when Walter felt he was doing nothing wrong.

He’s essentially an abandoned kid. His parents think he’s a hopeless screw-up and want nothing to do with him. Jessie needs someone to tell him what to do and so he finds a parental figure in Walt their dynamic immediately resembles a father-son relationship. ….Jesse starts out with a great deal of loyalty and respect for Walt but he ends completely disillusioned…

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Afro Beauty Brought to Life in Photographer Luke Nugent’s Lavish Hair Portraiture

British photographer Luke Nugent captures a wide range of style, beauty, and personal expression in his creative photo shoots, for which he often works with London-based hair stylist Lisa Farrall. Nugent highlights women of color in his varied series, from the more subdued everyday styles in Emancipate to the Afrofuturism-inspired Armour, which was a finalist for the 2016 British Hair Awards.

Nugent studied photography at London’s University of Greenwich, and has been shooting professionally since his late teens. He creates work for a variety of commercial and editorial campaigns, with a focus on fashion, portraiture, and music. You can see more of his photography on his website, as well as Instagram and Behance. (via Scene360)

 


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Rob Scallon Rocks Out an Original Heavy Metal Song on a Traditional Russian Balalaika

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The very adventurous musician Rob Scallon got his hands on a Russian balalaika, added a bit of electricity to the traditional instrument and proceeded to do what he does best, shredding some licks on an original heavy metal song.

On Scallon’s other YouTube channel, the musician shared how he wrote the song that he played on the balalaika.

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Person of the Forest, Researchers Go to Borneo to Learn About the Human-Primate Connection

In the trailer for the upcoming documentary Person of the Forest by photojournalist Tim Laman and Melissa Lesh, a three-person team that includes Laman, travel to the ever shrinking rainforests of Borneo in order to learn about and document the human-primate connection by researching how the resident orangutans interact with each other and their environment.

In the vanishing lowland rainforests of Borneo, research is underway to uncover and understand the unique cultural behaviors in wild orangutans. There, photographer Tim Laman, researcher Cheryl Knott, and young explorer Robert Suro shed new light on the similarities between ourselves and our ancient ancestors, before it’s too late

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A Wonderful Film Mashup That Visually Encourages People to Ditch Their Cars and Ride a Bike Instead

Filmmakers Oscar Boyson (previously) and Erin DeWitt have created a wonderful film compilation that visually encourages people to get out of their cars and go for a ride on bicycle instead.

This an unbranded PSA for bike advocates and enthusiasts, content designed for anyone and everyone to share, remix, or tailor for their own purposes to promote cycling and transportation choices in their communities.

FOR ALL MY CYCLISTS OUT THERE HOPE THIS MAKES YOU SMILE ?? https://t.co/keEhIR9H8C

— oscarboyson (@ohboyson) April 21, 2018

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Artist Builds Beautifully Realistic Dioramas Based on His Childhood Memories

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Malaysia artist Eddie Putera does a brilliant job of building beautifully realistic dioramas from his own childhood memories and fiction, as well as unique dioramas built specifically for his customers. His work is available to purchase from his website.

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Photographer Captures Stunning Overhead Shots of an Island in Finland During All Four Seasons

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Nature photographer Jani Ylinampa who lives in the city of Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland has captured absolutely gorgeous overhead photos of the tiny Kotisaari Island during a clear day in summer, autumn, winter and spring. Per the city’s tourism website, the island sits in the middle of Rovaniemi and is only accessible by appointment and by boat.

In the good old days the Kotisaari Island was a traditional stronghold of the Lumberjacks in Kemijoki, and only with us can you enter this idyllic island. The Lumberjacks’ history still lives on in the buildings of the island. The old boathouse has been renovated and it is now used as a tavern. We can only reach the island by boat along the scenic Kemi River. Spend a peaceful summer day with us on this small island or an atmospheric autumn evening when the lights of the city flicker on the river.

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Reggie Watts Joins Rhett and Link To Play the Costumed Guessing Game ‘Which Musician Am I?’

In a decorous episode of Good Mythical Morning, comedy duo Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal of Rhett & Link along with guest Reggie Watts played a rousing game of “Which Musician Am I?“. Each of the trio took a turn vocally impersonating a famous musician while dressed like that person from head to toe, while the other two were blindfolded. The first person to guess who they were, received a point and the loser would receive a nuggie from Watts. Each player got very creative, but there was only one winner.

Reggie Watts, Rhett and Link go head to head in a game of musical impersonation that will leave you wondering if Rhett just loves Rihanna or if he wants to be her.

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A Four Month Old Baby Girl Is Happy to Share Her Space With Some Affectionate Newborn Baby Goats

Baby and Baby Goats

For a number of days in a row, an adorable four month old baby girl named Max has been visiting her loving grandfather who is also the owner of the Sunflower Farm Creamery in Cumberland, Maine. While Max is at the farm, she’s more than happy to sit in a floral covered box, a little red wagon and even a steel bucket filled with hay along with any number of newborn baby goats keeping an eye on her.

Each morning over the past two weeks my daughter Lila and I have been bringing her out for a goat visit with the new goats. (42 have been born over 10 days!) While she is sleeping new babies arrive for her to meet and she seems genuinely delighted by their soft fur and sweet faces.

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