Saturday, October 23, 2010

Nasrin Leahy

New York

Asia Pulco

ph: Robert Wolanski

First Lines: Ford Madox Ford - The Good Soldier

This is the saddest story I have ever heard.

Behati Prinsloo

New Stuff: Best American Short Stories 2010

I collect this series and always enjoying receiving and reading a new edition.

Who's That Girl?

Illustrator: Lori Field

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Suzanne Diaz

From my vaults: Blixa Bargeld


Liya Kebede

ph: Corinne Day

New York

(photo by me)

Daria Werbowy

William S. Burroughs: The Cat Inside

  And Calico Jane is well cast as Jane delicate, refined and special. (In a beach restaurant in Tangier an ugly, dirty little urchin nudged her and held out his grubby little hand. "Oh no!" she said. "I only like old men.") The little cat has real class, and so like her to be a calico somehow.
  I was present when Jane was born. She was the first to lap milk and the first to eat solid food. She was the last to purr. (Wimpy was the first.) She seemed almost catatonic, and developed slowly. Now she purrs and snuggles against me in a delicate way...a ladylike way. Janie does things in a ladylike way.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Lujan Fernandez

PJ Harvey

I got the tickets today!

Eva Riccobono

Natalia Vodianova

Joss Stone

New Stuff: The New Yorker

(art: Chris Ware)

Who's That Girl?

Illustrator: Zachary Zezima

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Natalia Osikaba

From my vaults: Brigitte Bardot


Dorka Banki

Kate Moss irrégulière

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Kamila Klimczak

New York

Natalie Hockey

ph: Greg Powers

First Lines: J. D. Salinger - The Catcher in the Rye

(art: Alexander Wells)

If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don’t feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth.

Paula Prentiss

New Stuff: The Plastic People of the Universe

I used to have the original record of this legendary album, so I'm happy I finally got it on cd now.

Anna Zakusylo

ph: Ben Hassett

New Stuff: Bob Dylan

This is the limited edition cd I got for free with my last Bob Dylan order.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Bianca Balti

New Stuff: The New Yorker

(art: David Hockney)

Amanda Balsdon

New Stuff: The New Yorker

(art: Barry Blitt)

Who's That Girl?

Illustrator: Paul Rand


Jenna Berman

PJ Harvey

I just spent an evening with my best friends, and none of them knew whow she is ... I'm so sad...
He got lucky, got lucky one time
Hitting with the girl in room five none nine
She turned her back on him facing the frame
Said, "Listen Joe don't you come here again"

White sun scattered all over the sea
He could think of nothing but her name Elise
God is the sweat running down his back
The water soaked her blonde hair black

It's a perfect day
A perfect day, Elise

He got burned by the sun
He's a lucky man
His face so pale and his hands so worn
And the sky
Let himself in room five none nine
As she turned away
Said a prayer, pulled the trigger and cried
Tell me why

It's a perfect day
A perfect day, Elise

Ah oh, It's a perfect day
A perfect day, Elise

Monday, October 18, 2010

Erika Wall

New York

Olivia Wilde

First Lines: Samuel Beckett - Murphy

The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new.

Camellia Clouse

Les Belles de nuit (1952)

A young composer has vivid dreams of the past that reflect, yet conflict with his waking life.

Twinkle-toed musical comedy, somewhat dated, but still entertaining in parts.

Carmen Maria Hillestad

ph: Mikael Jansson

Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

A housewife who is unhappy with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of people she used to know.

Great (and some over-the-top) performances and good production hardly help to hold one's interest to the meandering plot.