July 31, 2009


Things are on the up and up! Wes Anderson's first animation film 'Fantastic Mr Fox', based on Roald Dahl's book, is coming out soon!

Sooo exciting! Some fun people involved: Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman, Meryl Streep, Owen Wilson, and a lot more of the Anderson gang.

July 10, 2009

Of Muppets and Men

This is just something you should watch.

I had forgotten about it for awhile but now that I am counting the weeks until 'Where the Wild Things Are' comes out, and seeing as the Jim Henson Creature Shop made all the monsters, I am back on a Muppet kick.

and why not watch this one again? so excited.

July 9, 2009

THINGS I LIKE: Hedgehog in the Fog

I never get tired of the incredibly sweet and beautiful "Hedgehog in the Fog". It was made in Moscow in 1975 and it's considered one of the best animated films of all time. I think it's pretty clear why.


long lost twins

I always knew Gigi had great fashion sense, it's just a given. But now even Adrien Brody is catching on to her trend-setting styles. I picked up her sassy bandana (in both blue and red) in a vintage shop in Amsterdam this May but I'm guessing he just got his from some overpriced shop in LA. Either way, they look great together.

July 7, 2009

look what I found!

Though I may get a dirty look, I am absolutely one of those people that will pick something up off the sidewalk or in the dirt. Not just anything, but something that has a little spark I can't ignore. And sometimes, not all the time, it really pays off.

I have found some real treasure over the years including bird's nests, old letters, patinated keys, photographs, etc. Amongst many other collections, I have been picking up single playing cards off the street and eventually hope to have the whole deck. You wouldn't believe how often there are playing cards lying on the ground. But I only pick up one at a time and just have to hope it's one I need. But that's not the point.

The other day, after a long rain here in Brooklyn, I came upon this innocent little card in a puddle. I loved the simplicity of the lonesome number on that (once) cream card.

Little did I know what was waiting for me on the other side!

The Men About Town! Bob Prince on Vibes! 10 to 2! and for only $1.50, these guys really knew how to throw a party in 1953! I tried to do some research on these Men About Town and all I came up with was a New York Times article from 1911 on the modest beginnings of this Friars Club.

Thanks, Street!