News for August 2006

New Mexico

I will see you soon, my old friend.

Phillip & Lasya, New Mexico, circa 2001.

Posted: August 25th, 2006
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The Lost City

I was not impressed with The Lost City, Andy Garcia’s movie about Cuba. My biggest problem is the fact that it was done in English, and the occasional Spanish words, including Havana, were grossly mispronounced. A movie set in Cuba should be spoken en EspaƱol.

For some reason, the English was tough to understand. The fake accents were somehow unable to reach my brain. What I did digest, however, is the following bit of ancient wisdom:

The bird is in the beak
Edith is weak

Posted: August 14th, 2006
Categories: bizarre, blog, culture, humor
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The Trout Mask Replica House

Woodland Hills Home for SaleThe house in which Captain Beefheart held his poverty-stricken Magic Band virtually hostage for 8 months of Trout Mask Replica rehearsals is for sale. Priced at ~$850K, it is well beyond my price range. Bummer. I think it would be cool, magical place to live.

via BoingBoing | Positive Ape Index | Up Sifter

Posted: August 2nd, 2006
Categories: bizarre, blog, music
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