Monthly Archives: August 2007

NIGHT BLOOMING JASMINE

It’s in full force, now, in my window, letting out its scent, low-key lilac with an undertone of velvet. It only blooms after dusk, unassuming little pronged flowers, but its understatement and fragrance subsume physical beauty, because physical beauty is … Continue reading

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IRAN: HOT OR NOT?

Watched Syriana again – what a feat, in acting, in screenwriting – and, spurred by Chris’s dirty-global-dealings brainfont, not to mention my concurrent reading of the behemoth anthology of brit journalist Robert Fisk’s reportage from the middle east – I … Continue reading

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THINGS I DO NOT NEED TO SEE

In the shortlived but brilliant HBO fake-reality show The Comeback, Lisa Kudrow is cast as an aging ’80s soap star who gets a new job as a jogging-suit mom on a teen sex comedy. In one scene, she spends like … Continue reading

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STILETTO. PUMPS. ON. THE NET.

As a fan of both Marcel Duchamp and Miuccia Prada, I am newly in love with the Virtual Shoe Museum: an art gallery where footwear is functional and conceptual, and broken up into categories for use: Birth, Death, Marriage, Prop. … Continue reading

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MEMO TO JET BLUE

DON’T ISSUE HIM ANY TICKETS TO BRAZIL. So how does this impact / not impact his chances of being subpoena’d in the Gonzales hellfire?

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LUCID DREAMS WITH LIFER FRIENDS

We bridged the night and the dawn light with the sounds of our voices. “Working through some things.” Smoking the occasional ill-advised Camel to move the process along from an itty bitty hustle into a dull roar. Like a crash. … Continue reading

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GABE & NICK SAID WE’RE INTO MOVEMENTS

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GLEAMING EVERY CUBE

The Block Party, annual of course but more fun than years past, didn’t really pop off until Mister Frazier, mayor of said block and my super to boot, tucked in his shirt to reveal an LCD beltbuckle which read: MISTER … Continue reading

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I SENSE A MORALITY PLAY ON THE HORIZON

This New York Times Real Estate Magalog piece on town-level immigration politics is dying for a theatrical treatment. For the purpose of this exercise, I have reinterpreted one of the article’s more important monologues in song form: ACT ONE Arrangement: … Continue reading

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SMASH THAT

the man who plays the “smash” in real life: so smart, a net-nerdy writer-actor obama-supporter: CAN U REALLY FEEL HIM. (Friday Night LIGHTS!!! SEASON TWO starts in OCTOBER)

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