Borrowed Time, a short film that Pixar animators Lou Hamou-Lhadj and Andrew Coats made as a side project. The piece, which has toured film festivals and is now available on Vimeo for a limited time, is expressly about loss and mourning. source: The Verge
Yay! It's the Oneth of September and I'm happier than the average bear. September is the month that brings us the beautiful Autumnal Equinox which falls officially on September 22nd, my birthday. Is it any wonder that I love Autumn? I was born for it. Autumn signifies order and routine as the kidlens head off to school. Autumn leaves blow… Continue reading Autumn is Coming
Toke up and rejoice weed smokers, it’s 420 Day again, In honor of the only worldwide holiday celebrating marijuana, who better to celebrate it with than those 1970s’s comic book band of original Doobie brothers “The Fabulous Freak Brothers.” This threesome of cold stone dopers who appeared in their own counter-culture comic books in the […]… Continue reading ***Fierce Female Reblog*** 4/20 Retrospective
So, my spice took me to New York last week to see Jessica Lange performing with an ensemble cast to die for [or drool over, depending on your bent] in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night. A magnificent four-hour free-fall into the unpalatable bowels of addiction, depression and blame. It was wonderful! You can check out… Continue reading 5 Things this Texan Discovered in New York
As International Women's Month draws to a close, I thought I'd share a glimpse at a few of my favorite fine, fierce and fabulous women from Texas -- where we grow 'em beautiful, bright, and brave. Joan Crawford, San Antonio, Texas. Sissy Spacek, Quitman, Texas. Farrah Fawcett, Corpus Christi, Texas. Robin Wright, Dallas, Texas… Continue reading Fierce Texan Women
I don't know why; maybe it's because I'm from the South where dur'near everybody calls each other Darlin', Honey, Buddy or some other such term of endearment, but I'm constantly taken aback by people* who get their knickers in a twist when I call them Sweetpea or Punkinshell or what-have-you. What's wrong with showin' a lil' love?… Continue reading It’s just endearment, Darlin’.
Today marks the 180th anniversary of Texas independence. On this date in 1836, 59 delegates crowded into the lil' Brazos-river town of Washington and unanimously passed a declaration (penned by George Campbell Childress) that proclaimed Texas a republic independent from Mexico. Check out the The Unanimous Declaration of Independence made by the Delegates of the People of Texas in General Convention at… Continue reading Happy Independence, Tejas!