Thursday, July 19, 2018







Purpose. "The out of service system was established to provide future President of the United States 2020 candidate Jane Public with an expeditious method of communicating with the American public's brain at large in the event of war, threat of war, or grave national crisis." The Emergency Broadcast System replaced CONELRAD on August 5, 1963. "Nuff said."
bye.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Saturday, July 14, 2018

the heat is on.



it took me years to appreciate, HEAT by Miami Vice famed director Michael Mann. when I first saw this 'movie' in a cineplex back when I was in film school. all I remember is leaving that 3-hour thing with half of an overpriced  container of popcorn (honesty, I don't remember what the hell I ordered that day but I can only imagine that is was a bucket of popcorn...sounds bout right ), only impressed by the movie's pristine sound-design and the bank robbery action street sequence - Nothing More. And now, 20 years later, and upon viewing it with a pair of fresh new eyes, I feel it is an absolute brilliant and emotionally charged masterpiece. De Niro's performance is spectacular. HEAT is spectacular. watch it. Evidence that time does heal all wounds, even after 20 years.  

bye.



 what did you eat today that was out of the ordinary?
an ice cream cone at Ben and Jerry's. On a waffle sprinkle cone also, forgot to mention.
- "damn. that's strange. but sounds delicious!" 

(it was) bye.
p.s. i shave today. or take a penalty card.

                                                                            

The letters of Sylvia Plath

"Plath was many things to many people: family, student, journalist, poet, friend, artist, girlfriend, wife, novelist, peer and mother; but perhaps the most overlooked feature of her life was that she was human, and therefore fallible. She misspelled words, punctuated incorrectly, lied, misquoted texts, exaggerated, was sarcastic, and sometimes brutally honest."   

   - Karen V. Kukil


Tuesday, June 5, 2018



with fellow falconer, ole pal and actor,  Richard Gere, 2018.

Evidence suggests that the art of falconry may have begun in Mesopotamia, with the earliest accounts dating to approximately 2,000 BC. There are also some raptor representations in the northern Altai, western Mongolia.[ The falcon was a symbolic bird of ancient Mongol tribes. There is some disagreement about whether such early accounts document the practice of falconry (from The Epic of Gilgamesh and others) or are misinterpreted depictions of humans with birds of prey. ]During the Turkic Period of Central Asia (7th century AD), concrete figures of falconer on horseback were described on the rocks in Kyrgyz. Falconry was probably introduced to Europe around AD 400, when the Huns and Alans invaded from the East. Joey and Richard were not born at this point in time, nor even a thought for consideration. Boy, times sure have changed.






Thursday, April 19, 2018

Rand - not hand - Puppets

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/04/16/theater/noam-chomsky-puppet-show-manufacturing-mischief.html

(This wet towel is not, will not and cannot be a 'hand puppet')
Reasoning: It belongs in my kitchen. That's why. bye.


Cannes Film Festival 2018 (Hotel Carlton, French Riviera)





 
The weekend wheels.

 
Digs at the Carlton Hotel.
                                        diɡz/
                               noun informal 
  1. Temporary Living Quarters.
    "settled into new digs in French Riviera"

    synonyms:home, quarters, living quarters, rooms, accommodations;
actress Olga Kurylenko

actress Kristen Stewart


with actor Gary Oldman

bye.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

I want to buy a new watch. 

Bye (not ‘buy’ in this instance). 

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

R.I.P. James


never forgotten. 


so sad to see your coffin body so terribly swollen. so poorly designed for this viewing. your loving spirit so clearly departed from all of this physical matter. what I noticed resting inside of this coffin viewing was only a fond memory of the many years of knowing you and your good will. I know for certain that you are truly resting in peace now. I called your cellphone a few times after leaving the viewing to hear your voice a few last times on your recorded answering machine message.  I won't forget you, James. I promise you that. rip

Monday, April 16, 2018

#raininNY

                  
                   

Saturday, April 14, 2018

r.i.p. Milos Foreman :(


Thursday, April 12, 2018



Head alone shows you in the prodigious act
Of digesting what centuries alone digest:
The mammoth, lumbering statuary of sorrow,
Indissoluble enough to riddle the guts
Of a whale with holes and holes, and bleed him white
Into salt seas.  Hercules had a simple time,
Rinsing those stables:  a baby's tears would do it.
But who'd volunteer to gulp the Laocoon,
The Dying Gaul and those innumerable pietas
Festering on the dim walls of Europe's chapels,
Museums and sepulchers?  You. bye.
                               You
Who borrowed feathers for your feet, not lead,
Not nails, and a mirror to keep the snaky head
In safe perspective, could outface the gorgon-grimace
Of human agony:  a look to numb
Limbs:  not a basilisk-blink, nor a double whammy,
But all the accumulated last grunts, groans,
Cries and heroic couplets concluding the million
Enacted tragedies on these blood-soaked boards,
And every private twinge a hissing asp
To petrify your eyes, and every village
Catastrophe a writhing length of cobra,
And the decline of empires the thick coil of a vast
Anacnoda.
          Imagine:  the world
Fisted to a foetus head, ravined, seamed
With suffering from conception upwards, and there
You have it in hand.  Grit in the eye or a sore
Thumb can make anyone wince, but the whole globe
Expressive of grief turns gods, like kings, to rocks.
Those rocks, cleft and worn, themselves then grow
Ponderous and extend despair on earth's
Dark face. bye.
           So might rigor mortis come to stiffen
All creation, were it not for a bigger belly
Still than swallows joy.
                         You enter now,
Armed with feathers to tickle as well as fly,
And a fun-house mirror that turns the tragic muse
To the beheaded head of a sullen doll, one braid,
A bedraggled snake, hanging limp as the absurd mouth
Hangs in its lugubious pout.  Where are
The classic limbs of stubborn Antigone?
The red, royal robes of Phedre?  The tear-dazzled
Sorrows of Malfi's gentle duchess?
                                   Gone
In the deep convulsion gripping your face, muscles
And sinews bunched, victorious, as the cosmic
Laugh does away with the unstitching, plaguey wounds
Of an eternal sufferer.
                         To you
Perseus, the palm, and may you poise
And repoise until time stop, the celestial balance
Which weighs our madness with our sanity.

         S. Plath

Monday, April 9, 2018

2nd Unit exteriors ... with a zero script



...but some type of subconscious plan. b ye.



Avant-Garde Analog DIY presentation using power chords and battery operated devices. bye.
 

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Dust in the Wind


I close my eyes, only for a moment, and the moment's gone
All my dreams pass before my eyes, a curiosity

Dust in the wind
All they are is dust in the wind

Same old song, just a drop of water in an endless sea
All we do crumbles to the ground though we refuse to see

Dust in the wind
All we are is dust in the wind

Oh, ho, ho

Now, don't hang on, nothing lasts forever but the earth and sky
It slips away

And all
bye.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Tuesday, April 3, 2018


 







Without Brando as Corleone, the Godfather I and II could not have been the films that they are today- pure classics.  bye.

Monday, April 2, 2018

Happy Day after Easter. 


. ... According to some sources, the Easter bunny first arrived in America in the 1700s with NOS (Not Otherwise Specified) immigrants who settled in Pennsylvania and transported their tradition of an egg-laying hare called “Osterhase” or “Oschter Haws.” Their children made nests in which this creature could lay its colored eggs. These humanoid rabbits (hares) were NEVER one day late to deliver any eggs and popular mythology has never mentioned anything about any Easter Hare aka Bunny wearing a kind of color schemed bathrob, sweatpants or reading glasses. bye.

Friday, March 30, 2018



bu·reau·crat·ic
ˌbyo͝orəˈkradik/
adjective
  1. relating to the business of running an organization, or government.

    "well-established bureaucratic procedures"
    overly concerned with procedure at the expense of efficiency or common sense.

    "the plan is overly bureaucratic and bye complex"

Deez Nuts.



Swift and Delicate.



Taylor Swift's latest nemesis...Andy McDowell's daughter, Margaret Qualley and a fragrance commercial that was directed in 2016 by Spike Jonze. bye. #rippedoff  #coldbusted

This ain't for the best
My reputation's never been worse, so
You must like me for me
We can't make

This ain't for the best
My reputation's never been worse, so
You must like me for me
We can't make
Any promises now, can we, babe?
But you can make me a drink

Dive bar on the East Side, where you at?
Phone lights up my nightstand in the black
Come here, you can meet me in the back
Dark jeans and your Nikes, look at you
Oh damn, never seen that color blue
Just think of the fun things we could do
'Cause I like you

This ain't for the best
My reputation's never been worse, so
You must like me for me
Yeah, I want you
We can't make
Any promises now, can we, babe?
But you can make me a drink

Is it cool that I said all that?
Is it chill that you're in my head?
'Cause I know that it's delicate (delicate)
Is it cool that I said all that
Is it too soon to do this yet?
'Cause I know that it's delicate
Isn't it? Isn't it? Isn't it? Isn't it?
Isn't it? Isn't it? Isn't it? Isn't it?
Delicate
 
Third floor on the West Side, me and you
Handsome, your mansion with a view
Do the girls back home touch you like I do?
Long night, with your hands up in my hair
Echoes of your footsteps on the stairs
Stay here, honey, I don't wanna share
'Cause I like you

This ain't for the best
My reputation's never been worse, so
You must like me for me
Yeah, I want you
We can't make
Any promises now, can we, babe?
But you can make me a drink
Is it cool that I said all that?
Is it chill that you're in my head?
'Cause I know that it's delicate (delicate)
Is it cool that I said all that
Is it too soon to do this yet?
'Cause I know that it's delicate
Isn't it? Isn't it? Isn't it? Isn't it?
Isn't it? Isn't it? Isn't it? Isn't it?
Delicate
Sometimes I wonder when you sleep
Are you ever dreaming of me?
Sometimes when I look into your eyes
I pretend you're mine, all the damn time
'Cause I like you
Is it cool that I said all that?
Is it chill that you're in my head?
'Cause I know that it's delicate (delicate)
Yeah, I want you
Is it cool that I said all that
Is it too soon to do this yet?
'Cause I know that it's delicate (delicate)
'Cause I like you
Is it cool that I said all that?
Is it chill that you're in my head?
'Cause I know that it's delicate (delicate)
Yeah, I want you
Is it cool that I said all that
Is it too soon to do this yet?
'Cause I know that it's delicate
Delicate
bye.

 
NEWS FLASH linker: http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2018/03/13/taylor-swift-accused-copying-2016-ad-for-her-new-delicate-video.html


Monday, March 26, 2018


Consolidation of streaming services is the new 'merge movement.' Weird. TCM (Turner Classics)has announced it has clawed into FILMSTRUCK.

p.s. An amicable($$$) clawing.