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Congrats to Alexandra Billings: Transparent

My great friend Alexandra Billings (notably, the first transgendered person to actually play a transgendered person on network television) has been cast in a recurring role in a new series called Transparent – an Amazon original series, with a helluva … Continue reading

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Friends Writing Books

– My great friend Dan Callahan has written a biography of Vanessa Redgrave – Vanessa: The Life of Vanessa Redgrave – which comes out today! I went to his book party last Saturday night, and the whole joint was festooned … Continue reading

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DVR, by Fielding Edlow

DVR by Fielding Edlow from Fielding Edlow on Vimeo. A short hilarious film written by Fielding Edlow, starring Fielding and her husband Larry Clarke. I’m roaring. Directed and edited by Dave Rock: I love the slow circling pans of the … Continue reading

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My Favorite Roger: Ebert’s Review of Michael Gilio’s Kwik Stop

We were all asked to write our “favorite Roger”, piece of writing, blog-post, commentary track, whatever. I chose Roger Ebert’s review of Kwik Stop, directed by my old friend and fellow Badlands enthusiast, Michael Gilio. Roger didn’t just review this … Continue reading

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Real Sleep No Icebergs

A re-post. I keep mentioning the “Tough Guy” from my past in my SPN re-caps, the Dean Winchester-type, and I’ve written a lot about him. He was so entertaining. He’s well-known to those who’ve read me regularly (mainly from this … Continue reading

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Snapshots

– Allison and I, while in Boston, were snowbound in our hotel on Sunday afternoon. We lay in bed and watched the documentary “The Armstrong Lie”, about Lance Armstrong. It’s fascinating and outrageous. We are a little bit obsessed with … Continue reading

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Elf You

Allison and I, holed up in our hotel room in Boston as the snow whirled down out of the sky, took pictures of ourselves and Allison dropped them into the Go Elf Yourself app, and this was the maniacal result. … Continue reading

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Last Night Friend Fragments

“Sheila, you know what it was? I was staring into the smiling face of mediocrity.” “What does he look like?” “Sex on a STICK, that’s what he looks like.” Picture pulled up on phone, shown. “Holy shit.” “There are 10 … Continue reading

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Party Crashers

This photo emerged from the Deeps of Time today. Mitchell and I were both guests on a live radio show in Chicago, hosted by the wonderful Scott Duff, and it was a bit of a dream come true, a weird … Continue reading

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Old Friends

Betsy and I go so far back that we remember playing make-believe games, and speaking in pretend English accents, and playing dress up and acting out scenes from musicals, as well as staging “tense” scenes in the playground like the … Continue reading

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