Isabella Rossellini Dances the Sex Life of Calamari at Café Mouffe

Comments   2   Date Arrow  October 30, 2023 at 7:19pm   User  by Mark Willis

If you’re striving for that nerdy, campy “adult” costume for Halloween, look no further than Isabella Rossellini’s simple garb in Green Porno, her series of anatomically correct nature films on the Sundance Channel. You could be a sexy spider or praying mantis. Rossellini discussed the project last month on WBUR’s On Point with Tom Ashbrook.

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Carpool Conversations: Foodies n San Francisco

Comments   0   Date Arrow  August 11, 2023 at 4:37pm   User  by Mark Willis

Whenever I climb in a car, a carpool is formed. So I’m charmed by the concept of Carpool Conversations by the video producers at Pink Cloud. Give me a ride — I can’t guarantee viral marketing, but you’ll get great conversation and qualify for the Diamond Lane, too.

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President Barack Obama 2009 Inauguration

Comments   0   Date Arrow  January 20, 2023 at 7:09pm   User  by Mark Willis

C-Span: President Barack Obama 2009 Inauguration and Address
See full text.
See Andy Carvin’s video for a crowd’s eye perspective.
See other #inaug09 content on this blog. See #inaug09 on Twitter.

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Bomb Scare at Paris Department Store

Comments   0   Date Arrow  December 16, 2023 at 7:27pm   User  by Mark Willis

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Didn’t Freud Say A Shoe Is Just A Shoe?

Comments   0   Date Arrow  December 15, 2023 at 8:26pm   User  by Mark Willis

Shoes the Full Version.
Thanks to Kara Swisher at Boom Town for putting the President’s Iraq misadventure into context.

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Does Twitter Transform Consciousness?

Comments   2   Date Arrow  December 4, 2023 at 11:33am   User  by Mark Willis

It’s the kind of question that makes Twitter-holics twitch in the night. It happened to me several nights ago after a day of schlepping through airports in a decongestant-distorted haze. I slept restlessly, convinced that I wasn’t asleep. I kept cycling through a dream loop in which I was composing a tweet about my cats, [...]

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The President-Elect As Frustrated Flaneur

Comments   0   Date Arrow  November 17, 2023 at 9:01am   User  by Mark Willis

At the end of his 60 Minutes interview last night, Barack Obama acknowledge that one of his biggest transitions as President-Elect is the loss of the simplest of pleasures: taking a walk around the neighborhood. What he says is heartfelt, and spoken like a true flaneur. No wonder I voted for him!

An excerpt from the [...]

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