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Category Archives: Film + Television

Taylor Kitsch Still Wears Saxx Panties for Men

I was asked to profile Taylor Kitsch. Sadly, this did not mean that we went for dinner, and I later had the chance to rate his skills. Rather, it meant…

“An Encounter With Simone Weil”

“Charity. To love human beings in so far as they are nothing. That is to love them as God does.” “A hurtful act is the transference to others of the…

The Metaphorical Bloody Knuckle

Y’all remember S? He’s been MIA for some time because he’s finishing his screenplay. Though S has been working a great deal on his writing, I am humbled that he…

Feed, a film

This film is about awkward dating scenarios. Like mistaking a feeding funnel for sex toy? Awkward. Dinner date made up of the boiled body fat of your beau’s ex girlfriend?…

Of Hunnam (a.k.a. What makes a man sexy?)

I recently purchased for the first time ever, Men’s Fitness magazine. Coincidentally, this was the cover: If you have been reading me long enough, you know I have two types:…

Maxi & S

As just mentioned in the entry before this, S is a writer, and Maxi is a director. To refresh your memory, stories about Maxi may be found here and also…

The Road to Chimayo (by Max McGuire)

The following is a 10:31 demo of an hour long documentary that is being edited. It follows Max (known at ofc (dot) com as ‘Maxi’) on a pilgrimage to El…

Dear So-and-So

Dear Taylor Kitsch, Hi Rigglett. How are you? I am very well – more so than usual, because Ramadan is over and I may now have my morning venti americano…

Glover, Klein, Walker & Fonda protesting TIFF 2010 program

Read and share, please. A core group of largely Toronto-based Jewish filmmakers is accusing the festival of playing into “the Israeli propaganda machine” with its inaugural “City to City” program,…

Friday Night Lights

I don’t have cable and tend to only watch television shows the DVDs of which my friends pass along. Since perhaps 4 years ago, I have not found anything worthwhile,…

Iran article & Crone’s disease

Hi all – am not off radio silence as of yet, but must share following info. (By the way, rabble article on #iranelection goes live tomorrow morning at 9 am…

On Twilight and being moved to violence

On principle, I was opposed to reading Twilight because of the lunatic storyline communicated to me. Some sh*t about a teenage girl who falls in love with a vampire who…

War, Inc.

Seriously – what’cha waitin’ for? Film drops today…pick it up and watch it. Buy it if you can afford to…share it with your friends and get the message out if…

Subtlety does not become War, Inc.

Review’s complete and up at Rabble. …as well as the official John Cusack myspace home. Comments here are closed. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with…

Assholes, in general

.1. There was a couple I used to see together on a regular basis. Then one day, I saw the woman standing alone and watched her watch this once-very-intimate part…

And another….

If you don’t already love John Cusack and his WarIncTeam… (Click only if you’re interested in reading the political side of me.) Comments here are closed… Digg this post Recommend…

NYC this day (10 things to note, +1)

Please Note: I am typing directly into blogger. The following is likely filled with grammatical errors and spelling mistakes. Please forgive…I am exhausted. xo .1. Breakfast was a cob salad…

Oooh. Politix. Yummy scrumptious wet dripping politics.

John Cusack’s War, Inc CrackSpace has posted one of my political pieces here as their most recent blog entry. I am humbled that they think enough of my writing to…

War, Inc

I don’t have a clue how to work myspace, but hopefully you do and you will be able to do something with this link. John Cusack’s latest and greatest is…

‘Caramel’

Except for the occasional political one, I rarely recommend films on this blog. But if you are free tonight, this Thursday evening, tomorrow or Saturday and live in Ottawa, then…

ROCKY I, II & III

For the record: The best scenes in the first three Rocky films are the ones between Mickey & Rocky. Especially in Rocky I. They are poignant and speak to the…

300 Spartans on the weekend of resurrection

.1. Would someone please tell me what, exactly, is a ‘shrub’? He has just purchased a ‘shrub’ for Donat, and as his excitement is v large, I must meet this…

Gerry Butler’s crotch is on my birthday

Because it’s my birthday, here is the guilty pleasure which you must ogle: Notice how his crotch appears to be screaming with equal vigour and enthusiasm. (Gracias, Zack Snyder.) Favourite,…

MomosanLA

On June 28th, 2006, Ottawa brightened. Why? Because my dear beautiful wonderfully imaginative friend Maura dropped in for a little under 24 hours. Mo was approximately five hours away visiting…

‘Silent Hill’ reviewed

I rarely post reviews of movies, but enjoyed this one enough to make note of a few things. This film is a visual masterpiece. If Marilyn Manson’s videos were turned…

A Bisexual & A Pedophile In An Irish Bar

.1. In preparation for St. Patrick’s Day celebration, have been listening to The Latino Bisexual. Some call him Ricky Martin. The fast tracks on his new CD (released Oct ’05)…

Not Quite A Bag of Tricks Up My Sleeve

.1. I’m back and at level II. I can do a pretty mean speed bag. And “no”, my wraps aren’t red. .2. Eep! This will be held against me, I…

Reality Television in the UK (am now connected)

Remember my friend Charlie… Well, I forgot to mention this, but he is on a reality (noooooooooooooooooo, Charlie!) television show in the U.K. It is called Space Cadets and looks…

Cookies & ice-cream or Coke & whiskey?

What do you do when you feel down? Forget about the reason behind your feeling a little blue, just tell me what you do to make yourself feel better… For…

2nd Annual Girls’ Holiday Dinner

Last year, I started a new tradition for my dearest girlfriends. On the first Saturday of December, I have the Annual Girls’ Holiday Dinner. Here we are: Missing was E,…

Would you like to touch my hair?

.1. That question should be asked before you attempt to touch anyone’s hair. Or, better still, you really ought to receive an invitation to do so…I would think this could…

‘Jake’ ushers me into my Carlsberg Years

.1.T just celebrated her birthday and has officially become the first of us girls to enter our Carlsberg Years. .2. Speaking of which, I am starting to notice a change…

Scotland & extra travels

.1. Scotland can only be described as voluptuous. It is a beautiful country and these were the stops: Glasgow, Edinburgh, Linlithgow (I kept calling Mary: Quary Mean of Scots, by…

Flirting & Suits

.1. Have just come back from seeing Batman Begins with Di and her Peej. Before the film began, we were discussing the dynamics between men and women, and the rules…

‘Closer’ Notes

.1. Before I tell you about the film we saw last evening, I want you to take a look at this and let me know if you find it as…

CEPAL Notes

.1. As I was seated in my car early last evening, Bruce started singing ‘Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town’ (not a minute too soon). I rocked out in the…

Iskandar Notes

This evening, we saw the much anticipated Oliver Stone film Alexander. Surprisingly, this film is in fact a comedy, and it is on this that I base my RPNs this…

Cinematic Notes

.1. Eid Mubarak – Inshallah this next year will bring peace and happiness to your families and across this little earth of ours. .2. Have been reading about the Knights…