Archive for the ‘women’ Category

A Celebration

August 24, 2007

Los Razos, originally uploaded by Vidalia.

What does the image of the band have in common with the gorgeous portrait below?


breeze, originally uploaded by Tundrabuni.

And what do they have to do with a celebration?

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All Eyes

August 22, 2007

by Nara Back.
Photographs are not to be reused or reprinted without permission of the artist

by gingerxbread.

Originally posted in dailytentacle.wordpress.com


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New Girl in the Office

August 15, 2007

New Girl in the Office
Run Time 13:58 (work safe)

Mary Newton is the new girl in the office. The big boss takes her in to meet Ed Asner who needs a hand in his department–bad. He’s mighty glad to meet Mary until she walks into the room. Oh my God, she’s colored! Ed’s not the only one who gives Mary the cold shoulder. Kit, the boss’ secretary decides she doesn’t want to work with the colored girl, and threatens to quit. We assume she is not just feigning racism to cover up for the fact that she is sick of the boss yelling when she arrives a little late for work, “You’d better hurry, my coffee’s getting cold!”

Fortunately the men have everything under control, and are able to wrangle the girls into accepting the new girl. This is good because it is Mary’s dream to work in a secretarial pool, where she can gaze up admiringly at the glass ceiling instead of having to scrub it.

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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)
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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

Take Anything You Want! Take Anything You Want! Take Anything You Want!

August 10, 2007

Need I remark on the gender, cultural, or social issues this highlights?

Let me put it this way,
Come for the aerobics.
Stay for the wants and warrants!

Can’t watch a YouTube video right now? Want to read the synopsis?

Careful! Spoiler follows!

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Are You Popular?

August 9, 2007

Are You Popular?

A “social guidance” film from post-war America, brought to you by the Prelinger Archives.

I remember these films from school. Everyone I knew laughed at these things. Laughed? “Shrieked” would be a more apt description.

One can only ponder how they might have been an influence on the beat and hippie movement.