Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Burning Man Day 2


Saturday, August 27, 2011

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 )

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.

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

SEEKING:
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.

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

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: