August 31, 2012
Walter was a nationally ranked river swimmer. As a San Francisco youth, he swam daily from Angel Island, where he camped each summer, to Oakland and back again. This activity soon prepared him for river swimming, which he took to with gusto. Therefore, it was no surprise to anybody at all that on ‘Bringing Up [...]
August 30, 2012
San Francisco native Walter Catlett, during the filming of ‘Bringing Up Baby’, spent: a. much of his down time river swimming. b. like it was going out of style. c. one night hiding in the woods. d. himself comatose trying to keep pace with Kate Hepburn on her daily 10 mile run.
August 29, 2012
Eucalyptus Ghosts Approaching the Gates of Hell
August 28, 2012
Asked for whale blubber sandwich. Couldn’t get it.
August 27, 2012
Ridiculous Novel is a murder mystery set in an abandoned canyon. The main characters are: Perkins Lell Stiefwasser – the Frankenstein monster’s tax consultant. Robespierre Jones – frockless cleric with a penchant for larceny. The Brooding Caftan – chieftainess of the Amazon Armada. Wilma Klortch – movie star in search of a new name. Pelvis [...]
August 26, 2012
INSINCERE LOCAL REFERENCE MEANINGLESS PLATITUDES LIES ABOUT FOE MORE MEANINGLESS PLATITUDES MORE LIES ABOUT FOE MEANINGLESS CATCHPHRASE
August 25, 2012
Richard had noticed that events were cowards: they didn’t occur singly, but instead they would run in packs and leap out at him all at once. Now see what he did there. He came up with something original.
August 24, 2012
Yes, that’s Mary on the left as well as on the right. One could, however, assert that both ladies are Gladys and also be correct. Yes, America’s Sweetheart was born Gladys Smith in Canada and by the age of 7 was the sole breadwinner supporting her mother, brother and sister. I bow to you and [...]
August 23, 2012
The actress on the left, gazing at Mary Pickford as Stella Maris on the right, is: a. an accomplished practitioner of the silent movie gesture-and-pose pantomime style of acting most flamboyantly perpetrated by Lon Chaney Sr. b. not all there. c. afraid of moths. d. Mary Pickford.
August 22, 2012
Come on, tree. It’s still August.