In the tribute above, French filmmaker Alexandre Gasulla, who has previously made an impressive tribute to Stanley Kubrick, elegantly captures the themes of Breaking Bad and the rise and fall of one of TV’s great anti-heroes. Watch it from beginning to end and you’ll likely remember just how emotionally invested you were when you experienced it all the first time.
(Via Laughing Squid.)
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.