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by KOS
Mon Mar 05, 2007 4:55 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
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Funny Guys

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm Cartesian humor? hmm... "Toulouse Lautrec" is how the French Engineer explained the train derailing. How does a French art collector know when he is Baroque? When he has no Monet'! What do you say after wishing a French art collector "Happy Birthday!"? "And Manet ...
by KOS
Sun Mar 04, 2007 2:45 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 31402

Guerrilla Fundraising at FantaGraphics!

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm I was tickled pink to find this on The Comics Journal website page for public pleading of donations to their new Comics Journal Legal Defense Fund: "GUERILLA FUNDRAISING IDEAS WELCOME. If you have any fund-raising ideas, no matter how outr, weird, funny, or outlan...
by KOS
Thu Mar 01, 2007 5:04 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
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Becky Barksdale Barefoot In The Blues

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm Last night my fiance' Susan insisted we aloha ourselves up the 10 freeway to Sierra Madre (out just east of Pasadena) to a certain "Hole In The Wall" named "The Buccaneer". Complete with posters of Captain Kidd, Blackbeard and Anne Bonney ("So where's Captain Morg...
by KOS
Tue Feb 27, 2007 4:23 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: February 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 33130

The Fab Five

Name: KOS
Source: unca20070325.htm
Glowworm
Lifehutch
Time of the Eye
The Silver Corridor
Battlefield

Because anyone who won't read the whole effing book is a jackass who deserves to be rope-a-doped.

KOS
by KOS
Mon Feb 26, 2007 5:23 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: February 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 33130

O'Toole

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm I think when "Lawrence of Arabia" came out there was a bit of a sense that O'Toole was a young guy who was not "one of us" as well as having benefited inordinately from both Lean's direction and the example of the other great actors in the cast. Of course that was...
by KOS
Sun Feb 25, 2007 12:14 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: February 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 33130

Wionderland filming? Oh my!

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm I was -so- amused by the banter about filming at Wonderland. In 1983 I was (a) young(er) and (stupid(er)(version of myself), and wrote this guy what lives up on a spur of the hills out LA way about making my thesis film for USC a documentary of his way-hanging-low...
by KOS
Sat Feb 24, 2007 2:12 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: February 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 33130

The Terror

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm Yeah Barney, me too: I finished "The Terror" by Dan Simmons yesterday also. Best book in a while, for me. Long while. It's gonna be nominated for most, maybe all, the majors. And what WAS tha thing lying in Crozier's bunk, there at the end of the book? I got ideas...
by KOS
Wed Feb 21, 2007 8:27 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: February 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 33130

Harlan Envy

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm Y'know, Harlan Ellison is talented (defined as anyone who can do something better than me), famous (anyone I've heard of that a stranger has also heard of) and rich (anyone who has more than I got, which is not much). I have to admit, I am envious of him. But that...
by KOS
Tue Feb 20, 2007 12:44 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: February 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 33130

Ghost Rider review redux

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm Howard Waldrop and Lawrence Person have a review up at LOCUS (http://www.locusmag.com) that pretty much says what needed saying, I gather: http://www.locusmag.com/2007/WaldropPerson_GhostRider.html "A stunning mediocrity..." RE: "300" - I hold hope for this epic, ...
by KOS
Mon Feb 19, 2007 8:53 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: February 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 33130

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm Now we gotta hear the other side of this Melvillean epic. And I am tres curious as to why "Impeca" is so perfect for the statue. This is like a Victor Hugo tale. Friendship, indeed. Buy Josh a Chicken Croquette, Harlan. Aw shucks, buy him two and let him eat one o...
by KOS
Sun Feb 18, 2007 1:49 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: February 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 33130

Last King Redux

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm Josh, it's just my taste. I like my stories to make some dramatic sense, I like to have some semblance of feeling that the writer knows how to tell a story and won't have characters pop in early in the movie, say "How ya doing, luv?" and then disappear until the e...
by KOS
Sat Feb 17, 2007 1:53 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: February 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 33130

Last King Of Scotland

Name: KOS
Source: unca20070325.htm
Avoid it.

As good as Forrest Whitaker is, he cannot win becauase no one will vote for anyone associated with such a bad bad bad film.

Further dependent I deponest notch, etc.

Just One Geeks OpinOnion

KOS
by KOS
Sat Feb 17, 2007 12:40 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: February 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 33130

We got movies!

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm What Harlan witnessed was actually a cunning gang of video-pirates equipped with one of the sweetest bit's of clandestine tech yet: they obviously kept holding the baby up, passing the little tyke from paw to paw, so as to get better angles with the ACME DVD-CamCo...
by KOS
Wed Feb 14, 2007 11:40 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: February 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 33130

John Adams?

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm I don't know who the hell "John Adams" is, other than one hell of a single-term second president, but if he spends much time hanging about this place and yet doesn't know my initials are just that, well what can I say except "shee-it". Oh, and thanks for the prop ...
by KOS
Wed Feb 14, 2007 1:29 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: February 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 33130

Professor Kevin McDonald

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm Professor Kevin McDonald of California State University, Long Beach is a nutjob with whom a close friend carried on a discussion via email for months before determining that Professor McDonald is a genuine (semi)closeted anti-semite. He's very similar to David Irv...

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