If you've somehow managed to avoid seeing David Fincher's Fight Club (and never read the novel by Chuck Palahniuk, from which it was adapted), then you'll probably want to avoid watching this. But for everyone else, editor Richard Trammell's "Fight Club Minus Tyler Durden" is a cleverly executed little video, which erases Tyler (Brad Pitt) out of a key scene from the film, leaving our unnamed narrator and protagonist (Edward Norton) with, appropriately, just his thoughts.
It's a brief but effective clip, and will likely leave you wanting to see more.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.