Monthly Archives: May 2007

On Vox: Twangs for the memories

C. showed me a pic of these guys the other day gittin’ down at MerleFest. Man, they’re something special. » Read more on Vox

Chronosynclastic infundibulum

"I felt and still feel that everybody is right, no matter what he says … And I gave a name … to a mathematical point where all opinions, no matter how contradictory, harmonized. I call it a chronosynclastic infundibulum. I live in one." Kurt Vonnegut, in a headnote to his 1971 play "Happy Birthday, Wanda […]

On Vox: Chronosynclastic infundibulum

“I felt and still feel that everybody is right, no matter what he says … And I gave a name … to a mathematical point where all opinions, no matter how contradictory, harmonized. I call it a chronosynclastic infundibulum. I… » Read more on Vox

SFIFF 50: “Look at Mr. Lee” (ii)

Back to front It had been a minute since I'd been on any parts of Muni, let alone something as nice as the F Market. I leaned back in my back-row seat and lolled like a pasha, taking pictures of passing bicyclists, the Orpheum Theatre all Conan'd up, intersections teeming with people and cars and […]

PDA (public display of ashy knees)

No Pants Day 2007 Ayup. Today I renounce the devil and all of his shin- and calf-covering works. There's no day like today to Drop Trou, I say. It's also International Respect for Chickens Day. You can probably guess what I'm having for lunch.

SFIFF 50: “Look at Mr. Lee” (i)

Until last night, I'd never been in a room with Spike Lee. The list of people I have to thank for making that happen will only get shorter if I start mentioning names now. First would be Kevin Smokler, who took a chance on me and heads-upped me last year when the San Francisco International […]

On Vox: SFIFF 50: “Look at Mr. Lee” (i)

Until last night, I’d never been in a room with Spike Lee. The list of people I have to thank for making that happen will only get shorter if I start mentioning names now. First would be Kevin Smokler, who… » Read more on Vox