Archive for December, 2010
The costumes Olivia and Cal are wearing are handpainted and based on Vaslav Najinsky and Serge Dhigliav’s 1909 Apres Midi of the Faun for the Ballet Russe in Paris 1909. Nureyev showed great courage in recreating this dance in 1980. It’s be really great if someone can do it again.
- Ballets Russes: Emotional and Passionate (nytimes.com)
- Diaghilev: Lord of the dance (guardian.co.uk)
- Ballets Russes Style: Diaghilev’s Dancers and Paris Fashion by Mary E Davis – review (guardian.co.uk)
- Ballets Russes costumes at NGA (news.theage.com.au)
This was a gal who literarally left Telluride to work at the whit house, and who actually hosted Cal Rhodes in White House intern Housing, later in this story. Don’t remember Gals Actual full name….she was from St. Louis.
- Photostream: Behind-the-Scenes – Holidays at the White House 2010 (whitehouse.gov)
- Dem choice: St. Louis or Charlotte (politico.com)
- A Growth Watershed? (online.wsj.com)
- Maloney: The White House Wasn’t There at the Beginning of the Effort for 9/11 Responders, But President Obama Could Make All the Difference Now (blogs.abcnews.com)
This is sort of standard imitation of Doonebury….using off camera dialog to imply that the president and vice president are speaking. Of course this series plays on the clinton Intern problem from the previous administration
- Obama to host Bill Clinton after Republican surge (alternet.org)
- MPAA, Pharma Demanding US Push Other Countries To Have Significantly More Draconian IP Laws Than The US (techdirt.com)
- Bill Clinton espouses global issues at Salesforce.com conference (networkworld.com)
- Warner Bros. Just Found 17 New Kubrick-Edited Minutes of 2001 In A Salt Mine!! What?? (aintitcool.com)
This was shot in the Eagle in Telluride and Natasha Macarova was played by a waitress at the restaurant who was literally leaving and going back to Moscow.
- Rocket to Russia: official hymn of the conquerors (boingboing.net)
- Failed base jumper arrested in Moscow (upi.com)
- Moscow police arrest 500 as ethnic tensions linger (foxnews.com)
- You: 250 arrested in Moscow to head off fresh ethnic clashes (earthtimes.org)
- Moscow police arrest 500 as ethnic tensions linger (sfgate.com)