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More Buster Keaton

Jul. 16th, 2009 | 11:14 pm


Because there can never be too much of my darling Buster

So about the clip - This is only one part of a nineteen minute short comedic flim called "The Scarcrow", released in 1920, starring (of course) Buster Keaton and Edward F. Cline. They portray two men, a farmhand and a truck driver, who compete for the love of the farmers daughter, and live together in a one room house filled with space saving Goldberg-esque contraptions.
 

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Vintage Pic Spam

Jul. 9th, 2009 | 11:02 am

Oh God, I have so many photos I need to scan and post online! I've had about 80 scanned snapshots on  my hard drive for over a month but haven't had a chance to post them until now. I thought this particular set would be a good place to start, considering it was a batch that I had become engrossed with for a few days. These photos come from the scrap book a couple who travel on several occasions to adopt children.


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Andrew Bird Live at Radio City Music Hall, and Regina Spektor at the Beacon

Jun. 22nd, 2009 | 06:08 pm
music: Kiiro - Shiro Tokumaru

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This was deffinatly one of the greatest concerts I've ever been to. My friend Sadie and I went last Thursday and had second row seats. It was amazing. Next time we see him, we've vowed to bring him flowers

I shot a few videos

 


You can view the other three here at
andrew_bird
 
or on my YouTube Page

We also saw Regina Spektor at the Beacon Theater the night before.

ReginaSpektor-BeaconTheater.jpg picture by tractato

I wasn't close enough to get any decent video or pictures, but someone was kind enough to post the entire concert on YouTube.
You can check it out here



 

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Science Stories (1953)

Jun. 6th, 2009 | 06:14 pm

I came upon this wonderful pulp fiction today at a community yardsale - bought it off an adorable old man for 50 cents
It was the only good thing in his garage, but after finding it beneath a mountain of cook books I immediately knew that it would be my best purchase of the day.

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Science Stories
Issue No. 1
October 1954

The condition is, well, horrible, held together with little more than two yellowing pieces of Scotch tape at the spine.
Nevertheless, what it lacks in physical stability, it makes up for in fifties pulp charm.
I've scanned the title pages and any page with an illustration
This post is very image heavy so it will be

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Philip Glass - Seseme Street, also, The Mighty Boosh

May. 25th, 2009 | 06:43 pm

 

I actually remember watching this as a child. If only the show was still as brilliant now as it was then.

also - BOOSH

 





Just some great behind the scenes footage. Catch them on Cartoon Network 1:00 AM Sunday
 
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Edward Ordóñez - Nocturne No.2 feat Gilbert Garcin Photography

May. 16th, 2009 | 11:39 pm

 
 
To the best of my knowlege, Mr. Ordóñez's music is not available for sale or download and is only posted on his YouTube acount. It's a shame because I've come to adore his compositions :(
If you also enjoy, then show your support by commenting on his videos!
If he gets enough attention, maybe he'll release an album (fingers crossed)

Also - Gilbert Garcin
http://www.gilbert-garcin.com/
Quite a refreshing change from the majority of ignorant and mediocre photographers to arise in the past twenty years.

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Boswell Sisters - Coffee In the Morning and Kisses in the Night

May. 16th, 2009 | 12:05 am

 

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Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band - Urban Spaceman

May. 14th, 2009 | 10:37 pm

 

 

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Buster Keaton - The Goat (1921)

May. 14th, 2009 | 10:15 pm
music: Peaches en Regalia - Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention


Part (2/3)
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Mr. Keaton did every stunt himself, the genius
 

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La Lanterne Magique (1903)

Apr. 24th, 2009 | 12:30 pm

 

 

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