Friday, January 30, 2009

"I Want That" Snack

courtesy of Yung-i Changster

Monday, January 26, 2009

Goggle Snack

I started my screenplay today. Oversized aviation goggles are paramount to its success.

Trying to Google "goggles" is a funny action. Googling Goggles.

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Scoville Snack

Andrew Scoville says that our blogs are at war. That's funny, Andrew Scoville. I don't remember why we're at war, but why does any war begin? No one remembers by the end of them.

The only war I can remember the beginning of was World War I, which began with The Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand. He was the straw that broke the camel's back.

That's So Brando Snack

Jeremy McCarter reviews a new Brando biography in the NYTimes on January 4, 2009

“From the greasy Polack you will someday arrive at the gloomy Dane for you have something that makes the theater a world of great possibilities.”
-Tennessee Williams to Brandypants after the opening of Streetcar.

I like to think that I, you, we have that something, sometimes, too.

fotografia courtesy of NYTimes

Monday, January 5, 2009

Book[snack] Worm


Before there was an American Story, before Paterson spread before Oscar and Lola like a dream, or the trumpets from the Island of our eviction had even sounded, there was their mother, Hypatía Belicia Carbal:
a girl so tall your leg bones ached just looking at her
so dark it was as if the Creatrix had, in her making, blinked
who, like her yet-to-be-born daughter, would come to exhibit a particularly Jersey malaise—the inextinguishable longing for elsewheres.

-Junot Díaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao