An Ongoing Nonfiction Reading Series
This Month: MOVEMENT
Frank Montesonti & Michael Ursell
Thursday, October 30th at 8pm
The Rhetoric of Perpetual Motion Machines
Hundreds of years after the laws of thermodynamics were discovered, people still believe they can get energy from nothing. Frank Montesonti explores the rhetorical structures underlying the free energy movement and other pseudo-scientific beliefs.
How to love the beautiful movement of Los Angeles traffic, a lesson in three films: Motor Mania, Drive, and a 30-second film shot in downtown L.A. in 1898.