Eric Doeringer is showing some Parrino paintings in Miami

We were planning to look into more German wines next year. Putting together a short list any suggestions appreciated.

brice marden at gagosian 

downstairs at essex market looks interesting.

eclectic sports site deadspin has been at odds with their corporate overlords over the direction of the site. they were basically told to "shut up and sports" instead of engaging in politics and assorted random topics that makes the site unique. then they fired one of the main writers who posted a non-sports story in defiance. in response the writers/editors have only posted the marginalia that interests them today and then most/many have just up and quit.

nyc bans sale of foie gras.... in three years.

Jim was the first person I know to mention meteorologist Jeff Masters, who I've followed ever since (like, almost 20 years).

At the end of the month Dr. Masters is leaving his company Weather Underground, which was absorbed by the Weather Channel and then IBM (!) and will be blogging at Scientific American.

It's the weekend...

HB for AW

Yesterday was International Sloth Day, so I'm just getting around to posting this.

at anthology film archive oct 17-23

This is how rough my life will be next year........kelp noodles, on the plus serious iodine rush!

this looks good but i cant deal with subtitles anymore.

As I have stated strongly before, and just to reiterate, if Turkey does anything that I, in my great and unmatched wisdom, consider to be off limits, I will totally destroy and obliterate the Economy of Turkey (I’ve done before!). They must, with Europe and others, watch over...

....the captured ISIS fighters and families. The U.S. has done far more than anyone could have ever expected, including the capture of 100% of the ISIS Caliphate. It is time now for others in the region, some of great wealth, to protect their own territory. THE USA IS GREAT!

- our president

Bob the gambler via criterion