Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Burning Man Day 2

Monday, August 29, 2011

Burning Man Day 1: The Man & The Temple

Saturday, August 27, 2011


Friday, August 26, 2011

Shots of the Day: Qian Qian

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Patrick Fugit sings Hang Me

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Watching The Beaches of Agnes by Agnes Varda on Netflix...beautiful, poetic documentary; highly recommended.

Life in the Man Cave: Doing Magical Things

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"IF" by Rudyard Kipling read by Dennis Hopper: (via )

Monday, August 22, 2011

Shot of the Day: A drive through Venice

Giancarlo & Stephanie are back!

Getting ready for Burning Man 2011

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Life in The Man Cave

Róisín, Mark Wrathall, and our intern Adam living the unique combination of work and relaxation that co-exists in in the man cave. Click image to enlarge

Casting a Short Film

Mangusta Productions is casting an untitled seven- to 10-minute HD short which I will be directing. We are going to be shooting mid September.

The Sopranos meets Sex and the City in Venice Beach, California.

Melanie Marlow: female, mid-20s, blonde, beautiful but a little to thin, moves slowly, speaks calmly, always with a trace of boredom.

Lily: female, 20s, Asian or Latino, cute, excitable.

Gabriel: 20-30, African-American, quick tempered, by turns aggressive, arrogant and charming.

Tara: female, 20s, attractive, English accent.

Roberta: female, 70s, eccentric, disarming but calculating.

Nana: female, 20s, African-American, stylish, imposing, tough.

Jewelry Store Manager: male, middle-age, Caucasian, conservative, composed.

Police Officer: one male and one female.

First Auditions will be held by appt. only Aug. 20 in Hollywood. To schedule an audition appt. email pix  & resumés to kinomadic(at)gmail.com. Some pay, copy, credit, meals, and travel provided.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Sir Richard's Condom Company

Shots of the Day: Lunch with Róisín


Today on the Venice Boardwalk

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Guild on Abbot Kinney with Róisín

. writes about Black Moses (& a bit about yours truly) in her Vogue blog
I love this:

Monday, August 15, 2011

Photo of the Day

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Brazilians pronounce "iPod" as "iPodgy"
Thought of the day: One of the great things about going nowhere is that it doesn't take very long to get there.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Wow, dj'ing someone's transformative waking dreams is a powerful & beautiful experience...thanks for all the great suggestions everyone
Dammit, I really want to be one of those people who listens more than they speak

Photo of the Day: Alexander & Roehm

Been making new prints for my portfolio all day. This is Alexander and Roehm in Tulum during the TRUTH shoot in Mexico
Amazing old film of a Bwiti harp player Papé Nziengui: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pVHKv2PxQ8&feature=related

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Sitting w someone about to go an ibogaine journey: Send music suggestions (instrumental only; pandora station?)
A very cool collection of videos, curated by a very cool human being:

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Rest in Peace Moraito Chico, one of the great contemporary flamenco guitarists, taken from us at too young an age:

Monday, August 08, 2011


The places Tao & Roisin have been. View TaoRo in a larger map

Clip of the Day: Andalucia Meets LA Meets Beijing

A Diptych of memories from this weekend:

Shots of the Day: Tom and Scarlett

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Gallery of the Day: Zhu Zhu at the LA Street Art Show

If you don't see an image, see the gallery here

Saturday, August 06, 2011

Vive L'excentricité! Tom Sewell & Chris Hanley at the Rose Cafe today (Venice, California)

Friday, August 05, 2011

Clip of the Day: Austin Peralta performs Schubert for the Being in the World soundtrack

"Oh Christ I just wanted you to fuck me & then I became greedy, I wanted you to love me."

Thursday, August 04, 2011

Tom and Michelle Sewell visit me at the man cave in Venice

"As long as your afraid of losing what you've got, it must be hell to be in heaven." -my grandfather Billy Berger
Have you heard Oh Land? Is it really possible simultaneously to be this cool and this smoking hot?? 

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

TRUFFAUTOSYNTHESIS--The process by which plants convert sunlight into French girls (via )
My name has degraded through my life from, "Like the Tao Te Ching?" to "Like The Tao of Pooh?" to "Oh, like that club in Vegas?"...oy vey
"Is it adultery if I'm committing it at one end of a guy, & he's committing it at the other end of that same guy?"

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

I don't think I've ever mentioned how much i love Dan Savage's sex advice column, which I read religiously: