just happened to notice that jimmy fallons guest tonight are jonah hill, dick cavett and wylie dufresne.
ama (ask me anything) with bill murray. if you are unfamiliar with the format, search for his name on the page to view his responses to reddit users questions.
surfing shot from a drones eye view.
big new yorker/remnick article/interview with obama.
podcast regarding piece w/remnick.
Bitter Rice on hulu
if something is not on the internet, did it ever exist?
anybody remember an ad for mexican tourism with the jingle tagline being --
"mexico... mexico... the arriba country"?
With the release of “Nashville” and “Jaws,” the summer of ’75 delivered both the culmination — and the beginning of the end — of that period. “Nashville” seemed to incarnate a film buff’s hopes for American movies. Here was an artist putting the machinery of popular culture to work for the sake of art, yet entering into the spirit of popular culture and partaking of its energy too. That was the dream: the power of popular art combined with the complexity of fine art, high and low not at war, and not blurred indistinguishably into each other, but embracing.
So had yet another great Alder din last nite w bunch of people....This time got pretty deep w wines....Trebbiano, great...The Riffault Sancerre completely bizzarre, weirdo semi oxidized..pachyderm urine thing going on?? Grolleau Anjou red also crazy, good...and had the Sicilian Frappato...beauty, clear headed, but earthy....All really amazing for price as well, I think....
Food great, never had shrimp thing before....all great....etc
Siobhan over there is amazing as well btw....
doubtful that anyone less than will ferrell gets this sendup of 70s mini-series made especially with the cast assembled. if you appreciate his sensibility you should at least give this a chance. currently running on ifc.
custom made cat furniture from germany
just watched wolf of wall street. what a slog. way too long and self indulgent much like the characters he was portraying. no wonder his editor didnt get an academy award nomination. some nice performances but i couldnt wait for it to be over.
At the Drawing Center:
Ferran Adrià: Notes on Creativity
Main Gallery, The Lab
Opening Reception: Friday, January 24, 6-8pm
No RSVP needed
New York - Join us on Friday, January 24 from 6-8pm for the opening reception of Ferran Adrià: Notes on Creativityand Deborah Grant: Christ You Know it Ain't Easy!!. No RSVP is required.
In the Main Gallery and The Lab, Ferran Adrià: Notes on Creativity is the first major museum exhibition to focus on the visualization and drawing practices of master chef Ferran Adrià. The exhibition will emphasize the role of drawing in Adrià’s quest to understand creativity. His complex body of work positions the medium as both a philosophical tool—used to organize and convey knowledge, meaning, and signification-—as well as a physical object—used to synthesize over twenty years of innovation in the kitchen.
tough day for secondary stars for "classic" sitcoms. bon voyage to the professor and reuben kincaid.
While everyone's free to be as nostalgic as they like about Candlestick Park now that it's probably seen the end of its useful life, it's worth remembering that it wasn't only a miserable place to watch a game, but also a forerunner of the modern public financing con. The piece below, which originally ran in the San Francisco Bay Guardian in 1972 1968 and is reprinted by permission of the author, lays out the mechanics of the scam, which should sound awfully familiar.
"The remarkable story behind a mysterious inventor who built a "scientifically superior" golf club."