Monday, September 21, 2009

Current Mood:


(gakked from zooillogix)

Sometimes the bird/windscreen metaphor just doesn't cut it.

It is possible to be opposing viewpoints simultaneously. When I say I feel like this video, I mean both the eagle and the mountain goat. It's the act, that terrible moment of release. There is no going back.

4 comments:

  1. I think what's most amazing is the way the eagle uses the Spanish voiceover and the 60s sci-fi soundtrack to paralyze its prey.

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  2. (Seriously, though, that is crazy. I've seen an eagle kill a seagull, but it involved repeated powerdives from five hundred feet. The cliff is quite a trick.)

    (And yeah, you have wonder how the goat feels when the eagle lets go.)

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  3. Life is what happens between the eagle letting go and the ground rushing to meet you...

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  4. I wonder how many goats the production crew had to put on that lege to get all those camera angles just right.
    I like goat, it tastes like mutton but with less fat. Now I keep thinkng about that Steve Miller Band song, "I want to fry up an eagle..."

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