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pizza, nuts, pencils, phone calls, cluetrain

The fans, the strikers, and the studios. The audience is listening. And acting.

10 best tracking shots and other delights

10 best tracking shots ever. Stars with the opening shot from Touch of Evil, of course. [via Whedonesque] More tracking shots. Design your own paper box. Geometric transform step and repeat is so much fun. Plus! Print it out yourself! Best online catalog. Meant to post this a while back. [both via Making Light Particles]

Blogging while striking while negotiating

So I’m sure you already heard that the Writers and the Studio moguls went back to the negotiating tables today. News blackout till there’s news otherwise. One published rumor (well-founded. reliable source, we’re told) says good, optimisitic things about the negotiations. At United Hollywood, strike captain John Aboud ponders What All This Means, while awaiting […]

Reasons to quit

This post and discussion thread at 43 folders asking “How do you know when it’s time to move on?” is a worthwhile read: The main problem is that I’ve got too many things I really need (want) to do – too many long-term projects with potential – and I’m never exactly sure when they’re a […]


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Give thanks for firefighters

Give thanks for firefighters

This Thanksgiving will be spent at Green Valley Lake, where the recent Slide fire burned down 10% of the cabins in the village. (but not ours). Pies are baking, and then we go. These are a couple of fotos my Mom took when she went up a week and a half ago for a post-fire […]