Diane Arbus, Xmas tree in a living room in Levittown, Long Island, 1963
The frost blankets have been deployed. Tuesday projected to get down to 33 F.
VCR alert for A Christmas Carol
on TCM tonight at 9:30. As I stated last year
, this is the best version, and tonight is the only showing for this season. There will, however, be plenty of chances to see other treatments, as ACC is one of the all time most filmed pieces of literature out there (without even getting into the many non-traditional versions spun off from the basic premise.) Of course itís public domain
, and short, but the plot is so tight, and with so much good dialogue, that itís pretty hard to mess up. An interesting comparison table is here
Maybe this should be on the music page, but tonight PBS has a documentary on the making of, and then the original of the Beatlesí debacle Magical Mystery Tour TV film, starting at 9:00 pm
my cousin now officially defines crunchy
just caught wind of the big story
of the day. turns out i am far from the worst son ever. something makes me think obama will also have bigger fish to fry than the nra.
two magazine subscriptions for $10
. new york, dwell & wired among others.
My friend Tony p talks w Alex lambert about his feature doc on devo and his current project in production
last one for quite a while.
theres a line around the corner out my window full of beer nerds waiting for the chance to buy this
. a six pack with the two accompanying glasses is $85.
Sunrise at the 25
. I was a fueler for a team this year. I worked the pit from 11 am to 6 pm, 9 pm to 4 am, and 9 am to noon.