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Archive for October, 2009

October 26th, 2009 - 8:57 pm § in Art, Music

“Say Anything” Celebrates 20 Years – and it Smells Like Teen Spirit and Feels Like Home

Cover of Say Anything Say Anything, a mythological eighties film that confirmed indie-girl-heartbreaker , John Cusack’s position in the industry, and was the debut film of one of the best directors of our time, Cameron Crowe, celebrates 20 years this year. An eighties classic, Say Anything is most[...]

October 25th, 2009 - 6:54 pm § in Travel

The REAL Vanilla Sky

As I was returning home today from a day at the park, the skies were burning, just like Vanilla Sky[...]

October 24th, 2009 - 5:51 pm § in Art, Music

Tim Burton at the MOMA, Lullaby and Other Dark Tales

Image via Wikipedia With Halloween right around the corner, and with a spooky-scary mood in mind, our goth loving friends at the MOMA are preparing a deluxe exhibition by Tim Burton, that opens later this November. On the plate:  a full retrospective to the King of Goth which includes sketches and [...]

October 17th, 2009 - 1:03 pm § in Art, Travel

Parsephone’s Early Arrival to the Underworld

Greek mythology tells a story about how Winter came about, and you should not be surprised to see it is all sourced with matters of the heart . Persephone, the daughter of Demeter, the Goddess of Crop, Grain and Fertility, was abducted to the world of dead by Hades, the god of the underworld. Demete[...]

October 14th, 2009 - 8:52 pm § in Art, Music

Astrud and Stan: How Insensitive of the Girl from Ipanema

Cover of Getz/Gilberto Somewhere in the nineties when I was young, restless and paying for my degree working in small jobs, I had the opportunity to work in one of them small music shops. It was one’s of Israel’s mythological indie shops and I snuck into the Jazz and Classical section wi[...]

October 3rd, 2009 - 11:57 am § in Easy Cooking, Travel

Wine and Cheese at the Sud de France Festival, NYC

Image via Wikipedia Five years ago I had a chance to travel south of France for a week or so:  starting with Orange, continuing down to the glamorous Cannes,  the calm Nice and the much-too-expensive-to-even-have-a-drink-in-but-absolutely-mesmerizing Monaco. My memories are mostly a mix of blue s[...]

October 3rd, 2009 - 10:14 am § in Healthier by 2010

Healthier by 2010 – …and then, life happened

Image by PetitPlat by sk_ via Flickr In past few months I have been trying to get into a healthier routine so I could lose some of the extra bagels and pasta which decided to make permanently settle in, get into shape and clean the body from anything it didn’t really need. I set up the plan,[...]