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“ranger bill – smokey in the city”

(photo manipulation of Smokey Bear who debued in 1944, the first poster illustrated by Albert Staehle, the bear named after “Smokey” Joe Martin, a heroic 1920s New York City fire fighter) RANGER BILL – SMOKEY IN THE CITY Episode 1: … Continue reading

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“weight-loss cruises”

(photo montage from here and here) (scene 27 – on-board Weight-Loss Cruise Lines’ “M.V. Diarrhea”) MC: (at stage mike) Now, fellow cruisers, you’re in for a special treat. So, please, put your anal sphincters together for — Pri-vate Head!!! (a … Continue reading

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from comments left elsewhere

… on “The Grand Tour” vs “The Detectorists,” with London tv producer in the making Lucy Smith (photo of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy from pinterest) … meanwhile yesterday, as you are posting your thoughts from London on Amazon’s “The … Continue reading

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“sketch sketchy”

(photo of the Hetch Hetchy Valley, early 1900s, from a Sierra Club Bulletin 1908) With a deep valley of similarity between Sanford William “Hilltop” Englethwart’s ego, and the Sierra Nevada water system that supplied water to the golden real-estated hills … Continue reading

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“angerona”

… as the aging goddess of standup comedy (photo montage from: a) Angerona (Ahn-jer-‘own-a), by Johann Christian Wilhelm Beyer (1725-1796), Schönbrunn gardens, Vienna; and b) empty stage from heathkrueger.com) (Scene 27 – The Romance in Carbon Dating.) ANGERONA MARKSALOT: (steps … Continue reading

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“modest-o”

… life in California’s ego-free zone (flying busker in silver lamĂ©, KT Tunstall, playing air guitar on the video of “All or Nothing” *) Before being originally settled by the continental migrant-descendants of human cargo originally shipped across the Atlantic … Continue reading

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“exacerbations”

… on a song of time and place, with help from 3 dumbwaiters (photo from Complete Lift Company) 1) The door to dumbwaiter no. 1 rolls slowly, up and back. Like a chicken that stiffly elevates her bulk at 4:15 … Continue reading

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“view from the 19th hole”

(photo from the Conrad Pezula Hotel & Resort Knysna, South Africa) (sitting on the clubhouse terrace: Elaine, Seminole, the Basker Brothers (Slim and DickHead) — at a table with a view of the 18th green, deep into their 7th round … Continue reading

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“movie magic”

… laying out the life in underplay (theatrical release poster for the film “Spotlight” 2015*) “What is this about?” Olivia Flanders asks, calm as toast without the butter. She’s a natural for the role of gatekeeper — a superhero of … Continue reading

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“sawn the light”

(photo from antiques.com) “Wait — not creatively-grammatically correct? As in: ‘After years of toiling in the lumber mill of life, I feel pretty certain that I have now, finally, sawn the light,’” Handle says and turns her head to Weary … Continue reading

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“cookin’ with the captain”

(Captain James Cook’s ship the HMS Endeavour off the coast of New Holland, by Samuel Atkins c. 1794; as researchers with the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project announce on 20160504 they are “nearly sure” they’ve found the Endeavour — sold … Continue reading

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“night school, week 1”

(photo by Vivienne Gucwa from nythroughthelens) (scene 27 — interior, evening; Day sitting on couch) DAY: Okay, this is the part that always creeps me the fuck out. MYSTERY VOICE: And why do you think that is? DAY: I don’t … Continue reading

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“discovering AmErica”

… one girl’s selfied voyage of self-discovery (Maliblu, from the ER doctor)   ### — Episode 1: “Like Magellan in a Hoodie, Heading West” (a 22-min, 4K-word tv pilot in 8 scenes, w/cast at end*)   ## — Scene 01-A … Continue reading

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