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DO Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

It’s an interesting question, famously posed by the great Philip K Dick. But despite a novel and a movie it is not easily answered. And certainly not with a circle of leather and a web of woven string. Capturing modern dreams calls for … Continue reading

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“I Hate Love!” by Stanley Kubrick, 1950

  Kubrick’s 1950 still of a young woman, with her back to the camera, holding a lipstick with which she has written “I HATE LOVE” on a white fence. If captured on the wing, would it be more of a … Continue reading

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Spinal Tap Reunites… To Take Movie Distributor To Court Over $400M – Consumerist

Despite This is Spinal Tap‘s decades of success, Harry Shearer, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Rob Reiner contend in their lawsuit, film distributor Vivendi said the four creators’ share of total worldwide merchandising income between 1984 and 2013 was just $81.00. And between … Continue reading

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My 60″ (1.5m) tall cactus

This was 6″ (15cm) tall when l bought it about 15 years ago. I have no idea why it has done so well or how much taller it might get. Or what I’ll do when it reaches the ceiling.

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Old Movie Mash-Up to ‘Uptown Funk’

A mash-up video created by YouTube user Nerd Fest UK incorporates 83 clips from 66 films from the Golden Age of cinema and sets them to Bruno Mars‘  “Uptown Funk.” This insanely clever creation blends 66 vintage movies and a modern pop hit to … Continue reading

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21+ lbs 11.5″ diameter (9.9kg,28.5cm)

I just added about a pound of rubber bands to my ball. Every one is a rubber band l found or that came on produce l bought. It’s around 20-23 years worth of collecting.

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21+ lbs 11.5″ diameter (9.9kg,28.5cm)

I just added about a pound of rubber bands to my ball. Every one is a rubber band l found or that came on produce l bought. It’s around 20-23 years worth of collecting.

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In an otherwise bleak month…

I had reason to update my Free Chelsea Manning shirts.

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There’s Nowhere Like the Great White North

I’ve been collecting these images of the great nation to our north for some time, intending to post them with a story of how I celebrated their Centennial 50 years ago by hitchhiking from Montreal to Alaska but in honor … Continue reading

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Found in the Haight

I found this lost mouse near where l live at Haight & Masonic. I washed it and put it in the window in hopes of getting it back to the youngster to whom it once belonged. If you live around … Continue reading

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