Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Boy Named Terri

Genuinely kind but devoid of treacle, Azazel Jacob’s “Terri” describes like a relatively conventional coming of age/teen misfit story but it’s elevated and made something else by the talents of its unconventional director. Terri (Jacob Wysocki, in his film debut), … Continue reading

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“We’re Here, We’re Marrying, Get Used to It”

After an anxiety-filled week, conscience, Constitutionality and morality triumphed over bigotry, fear and hatefulness this evening in Albany, as the New York State Senate approved marriage equality.  Rather than swimming against the tide of history,  New York, with thanks to Governor Cuomo, … Continue reading

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Flag Day

On June 14, 1777, the Marine Committee of the Second Continental Congress passed the Flag Resolution: “Resolved, that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue … Continue reading

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A Couple of White Guys Talking

While doing impressions of themselves for 111 minutes, as well as dueling impersonations of other British stars (Caine, Hopkins, Connery, McKellan) intermittently throughout “The Trip,” Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon hit six culinary hotspots in northern England. Directed by Michael Winterbottom, … Continue reading

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Photo Sets Auction Record

It’s a lot like the joke song my mother used to sing, “He was the best president we ever had.  He was the only president we ever had.”   One of my portraits of Keith Haring obscuring his face (he … Continue reading

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