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HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!!!!

July 4, 2010

here’s wishing everyone a FOURTH OF JULY weekend!!! for the 2nd year in a row i’m overseas, but will be celebrating with swimming and a bbq here in killin, scotland, a tiny town with a waterfall, ringed by green mountains and so far north it barely gets dark at night. it’s beautiful and nice...
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quite animated

June 14, 2010

hi guys, just landed in athens today…….!!! so hot here! cant wait to see the freaking PARTHENON!!!! here’s a little tidbit from a great czech animator, jan svankmajer, that i saw last night in vienna….it’s wild!!! THE FLAT from 1968! enjoy. i have so much to share but not enough time to share it!
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uschi!

June 3, 2010

one of the best things to come out of munich is 60s/70s model/groupie/superstar uschi obermaier! she didn’t do much but look hot, kick it in communes in berlin, prance around naked, have affairs with the rolling stones, smoke pot and drive w/her longtime partner, bockhorn, all around the world (india, pakistan, mexiko, afrika…). tasja,...
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going up!

May 18, 2010

thrilling! suspenseful! mysterious! romantic! just watched elevator to the gallows w/lisa, tim & teresa. trina recommended it b/c of the sexy miles davis score and sexy jeanne moreau. can’t believe louis malle was only 24 when he directed this!!! stills via radly dark blog, pas un autre
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where for art thou, leo?

May 13, 2010

there’s nothing like reliving your pre-teen fantasies, especially those involving leonardo dicaprio. lisa and teresa and i watched romeo + juliet the other night and could barely mop up the drool on the floor. pre-titanic leo and post-so-called-life claire danes are so youthful and dreamy, individually and even more so as a pair! the...
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holy of holies

April 28, 2010

have you guys seen holy mountain? i watched it once before and was quite intrigued but confused. this time around i paid attention for as long as i could and was still unable to decipher the barrage of symbols and signs. visually very very stimulating (lots of pattern, repetition, multiplicity, psychedelic scenes and colors)...
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koko speaks

March 18, 2010

koko is a gorilla who can “speak” using sign language! teresa and i watched koko: a talking gorilla, a documentary by barbet schroeder about 4-year old koko the gorilla and her communicative relationship with her trainer, penny patterson. koko was born in the san francisco zoo in the 70s and then taken to stanford...
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movie madness

January 26, 2010

oh my god im swimming in movies right now. like i mentioned earlier, jaws was the beginning of my attempt to view all the classics that i’m embarrassed to have never seen. here are some of the most recent. any suggestions?? La Strada, 1954 Watch it if you like: The Circus! Fellini; exploiting the...
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you’re gonna need a bigger boat

January 19, 2010

last night i made chili + cornbread + apple pie for some friends and followed it up with a viewing of JAWS! i’m on a kick of checking classic movies out of the library that i’ve never seen, so this was the first installment. got me thinking about the beauty of sharks and their...
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40 years of torn dresses, hits of acid, and the beach!

December 7, 2009

so ive been interning in the art department at the sf bay guardian for the past few months. a few weeks ago, i was helping out at their goldies party, thrown for winners of awards given yearly to outstanding members of the sf arts community. i was honored to be briefly introduced to a...
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