Saturday, December 22, 2007

Grace|2007

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Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.
Lady Bird Johnson

Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.
Lady Bird Johnson

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A Fiennes Birthday by Newton!

Happy Gene Ray Bird-day!

Happy Birthday!
The Human GENE-nome

Happy Bird-day!

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Uri Geller.

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Now the photographer’s estate has presented this intimate chronicle of Arbus’s life — her complete archives — to the Met as a gift, along with hundreds of early and unique photographs; negatives and contact prints of 7,500 rolls of film; and hundreds of glassine print sleeves that she personally annotated before her death by suicide in 1971.

Jeff L. Rosenheim, curator in the Met’s department of photographs, predicted that the archive would be an enormous boon to scholars. “Generally this kind of material doesn’t survive the artist,” he said.

Unlike the belongings of artists who fade gradually from view, which are sometimes scattered, pilfered or lost, Arbus’s effects were in some ways frozen in time when she committed suicide at 48.

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Arbus at rest.

and the rest is history

Birthday Brace
The Photographer's Muse|1946

Last call.
Ending 12.21.07






















Uranus Sextile Sun
Who you are (valid during many months)

The effects of this influence are not always spectacular, but if you watch carefully, you will notice that there are all kinds of new and stimulating happenings in your life. It is not running along in the usual manner. But the changes and the unexpected events are not especially disturbing to you. Instead they open up new understandings and opportunities and give you a feeling that life still has some excitement and potential for growth.

Opportunities may come about through friends, or they may simply pop up in some other area of your everyday environment. You may become involved with a new group of people who live in a way that you hadn't thought possible before. You may be attracted to new philosophies and new techniques for managing your life. This is one of the influences under which people begin to study astrology.

All of these events are expressing your desire for greater freedom of self-expression. During this time you have the opportunity to gain greater control over your life and to make it a better vehicle for what you want to do. Any relationship that begins under this influence will be an expression of this fact, and even old relationships will be changed so that they further your objectives. Opportunities for advancement in your work will come suddenly through relationships with your superiors.

All of this sounds like luck, but this influence actually is showing you that your life can be much more free and that your potentials are greater than you have realized. We all have a natural tendency to settle into comfortable ruts, which can be severely limiting. But the energy of this influence acts suddenly, so that you are forced to sit up and take notice. The purpose of this influence is to tell you who you are. It is not giving you anything you haven't earned.
s Sext

activity period
from middle of April 2006 until 21 December 2007

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Lantern
Green v01

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Holiday, darlings.

Brutus Maximus is now an Apple-certified iGreyhound.

Happy Christmas, Darlings!

Pantone's Color of the Year
2008

Blue Iris.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Freddie Mercury
Primping. 1977.

Dark Shadows
and now a word from our sponsor

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Christmas tree. 2007

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Now.

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Guerrilla Green.

Guerrilla Orange
2008

Guerrilla orange
is
the new black.

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til death do us part.
1995

Put the needle on the record.
Typical Male|Grace Jones

Typical male
thinks with his dick.

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Keeping the birthday Faithful
1946

Marianne Faithful by Robert Mapplethorpe

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Birthday Beals!

Take a closer look.

X-rated Orange
1971

Stanley Kubrick

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

grrl-on-grrl TV: 1976

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The curiousness of your potential kiss
Has got my mind and body aching

She is beautiful.
Especially on her birthday.

Aching.

I know that I've been mad in love before
And how it could be with you
Really hurt me baby, really hurt me baby
How can you have a day without a night?
You're the book that I have opened
and now I've got to know much more
The curiousness of your potential kiss
Has got my mind and body aching
Really hurt me baby, really hurt me baby
How can you have a day without a night?
You're the book that I have opened
And now I've got to know much more
Like a soul without a mind
In a body without a heart
I'm missing every part

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The lived life is worth examining.

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Dick Clark's American Bandstand
REALLY!

Don Kirshner's Rock Concert
Really.

Monday, December 17, 2007

you're kidding. Today?

what happened?

what happened?

bday blah 3

bday blah 2

bday blah 1

You wore WHAT to the gym?


I've got to be a NACHO!

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Who knew?

...an entire page devoted to the color of this particular little 1g statement!

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How high do you think she was?
Last time I saw a mouth like that it had a hook in it!


OUCH!

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A birthday fifth!

duh duh duh DUH!

And no, it's not a Hyundai.

Roll over, Beethoven!

Guilty Pleasures.
1979


I confess to be the...
disco white boy!

do do do do do do
do do do do do do

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HBO v ABC

Sex and the City
The Cashmere Mafia.

Hmmmm.

Ya think?

You can pick your friends...

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Deal or No Deal?

Take a hit offa 'dis shit.

Required viewing.

Thanks for the referral, Spike.

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How do you take your coffee??

NYC VIA PIA.























Unfortunately, I'm not the first person to tag this 1979 ad for Pakistan International Airlines.

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Smoke this, and pierce that!