I had to rent this movie from Netflix because of the description: Calm and confident “Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan reveals the secrets to raising a pet that won’t grow up to have issues in this fascinating National Geographic Channel series. The first season chronicles the rehabilitation of over 50 different dogs, from a chihuahua with… Continue reading Mortal fear of shiny floors
After so much digital, it’s a pleasure to re-learn everything the hard way…including focusing, which is a challenge…
It’s one of the most surprisingly beautiful things I’ve seen/heard all week. The music, the narrator’s voice and the images are just breathtaking.
This has to be one of the funniest videos I’ve ever seen.
Do not miss this movie. Look past the silences, the stiff upper lips, the slow pace, the long shots, it’s a revolutionary movie. It’s exactly 60 years old this year, and I’ve tried hard to remember a movie that made more poignant or powerful a point. Sure it has flaws, but they’re minor. There are… Continue reading Gentleman’s Agreement
After running about ten errands in an hour–not exaggerating–I went off to find the Earth day event in Altadena, just north of Pasadena. I never found it, but my wanderings brought me all the way to the foot of the San Gabriel mountains, and I marveled that I’d never thought of driving all the way… Continue reading a saturday
Something that’s been capturing my interest this past week is the LA Philharmonic conductor succession. First of all, their names are SO cool. Esa-Pekka Salonen is the current (Finnish-born) conductor, to be replaced by Gustavo Dudamel in two years. Dudamel is 26 (most LA Philharmonic conductors have been in their mid-twenties) and is an international… Continue reading Essa Peka and Dudamel