Thursday, February 18, 2010

Goodbye Fashion Week

"they would need to shine in society, and to do that, they would study the subjects which people talk about." -Marcel Proust, from Pleasures and Days

Saturday, February 13, 2010


Without writing, or the ability to perambulate unfettered through my limited experience set, I am the thunk of a water mellon shattering.

Fashion Week

Guns and Roses plays upwards of a four hour set at the John Varvatos party.....Nice.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

The Big Sleep: Where Men are Men and Dames are Dames

Raymond Chandler's 1939 novel The Big Sleep, one of the first popular noir detective novels, brought Philip Marlowe, LA detective, to us all. It was later made into a movie with Bogart and Bacall.

Thanks to Matty Twist for turning me on to Chandler. 

Alexander McQueen found dead

Alexander McQueen, arguably fashion's best and brightest of the last 10 years, was found dead today. He was a talent.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

New Yorker Caption Contest

I just entered two of the New Yorker's caption contests.
It's fun, free, and intellectually elitist....who doesn't love that?

Spring Reading List

Angle of Repose
by: Wallace Stegner

Founded the Stanford University creative writing program where he taught among others Sandra Day O'Connor, Ken Kessey, and Larry McMurtry. Won the Pulitzer in 1972 for Angle and also one of the nation's foremost environmental conservationists. He was a special assistant to the Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall and on the Sierra Club's BoDs.