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Un Chien Andalou (1929)

August 14, 2007

Lola is on brief hiatus. Meanwhile on the list of the ten best things in life, up ahead of your kids and wife, surrealist movies gotta rate about number three.
Un Chien Andalou (1929)
Link

Watch the famous surrealistic movie short by Salvador Dali and Luis Buñuel.
Run Time 16 minutes

“Got me a movie
I want you to know
Slicing up eyeballs
I want you to know
Girlie so groovy
I want you to know
Don’t know about you
But I am un Chien Andalusia”

The Pixies – ‘Debaser’

For more information about Un Chien Andalou, see:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Un_chien_andalou

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We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby – Revisionist Popular Culture

July 28, 2007

Photographs are not to be reused or reprinted without permission
bull and bear baiting ring

Theall Street, Sonora California

Back in the 1850’s this little hollowed out piece of ground was the bull and bear baiting ring.

Now it is just a lot adjoining a Pacific Gas & Electric electric transformer substation.

Back in the 1850’s this place was a gold rush town and the popular amusements among the miners were none too genteel.

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