Friday, December 22, 2006

Young Fashion Heroes

Here's a fun site where you can see what the kids are wearing at Trader Joes, Whole Earth Market, and other locales in Portland and "beyond". It reminds me of a time when I cared... Click here!

Too much for Gus

Well-known filmmaker Gus Van Sant, who has made many of his sometimes controversial films in Portland and is a local resident, has been arrested on charges of driving while under the influence of intoxicants, according to Portland police.
The arrest took place in Portland around 4 a.m. Thursday, according to Portland police spokesman Sergeant Brian Schmautz.
Many of his films were made in Portland and he is currently making "Paranoid Park" in and around the city.

Cai Guo-Qiang

Cai Guo Qiang is an interesting International art star, who made built his career by utilizing gunpowder as his preferred medium. As you can see he has branched out and is making equally compelling work. I still like his work that involves big explosions or the traces of such explosions. Check out his other works in the link in his name.

Thursday, December 21, 2006

Ice Lights

The 33rd Harbin Ice Festival is taking place, with spectacular sights and sounds will almost make you were in sub zero temperatures in Northern China, but not quite. More pics here

Tuesday, December 19, 2006


If you're looking for fun gift ideas, or just cool plush toys, look no further than Cupco's Four Norsemen! They also have other cool stuff, check it

Monday, December 18, 2006

Not to be outdone...

A Chinese restaurant owner thought it would be fun to give his employees funny haircuts, so that they would attract customers. I'm sure his employees really loved this one...

New Chinese X-Mas Custom

Someone told these people that a great way to decorate for Christmas is to give your toliet some holiday cheer... (actually this is a toilet decorating contest in China not exclusive to Christmas)

Friday, December 15, 2006

Happy Weekend!

Ok, so I have been absent for anyone who cares, but I will be back bigger and better. I have been up to my eyeballs in movie magic, and will share all the juicy details soon. But you have to love Jeuse figurines and Triumph the comic dog, together at last! So for now, as always, be well.

Friday, December 08, 2006


David Lynch, Weatherman?

I shit you not, driving into work this morning, L.A.'s very own Indie radio station 103.1 has added a new weather reporter, David Lynch! He came on, presented the date and described the day as "clear blue skies and golden sunshine" he then told the current temperature in both fahrenheit and celsius and poof he was gone. The DJ said he would now be doing the weather in the morning from now on, who would've thunk it...?

Robert Smith's Writers Block

It happens to the best of us, but really, how good have The Cure's lyrics ever been? "Why Can't I be you?"
Read about it here

Thursday, December 07, 2006

Yoo Hoo Woo...

There's a blast from the past, an old friend recently sent me this nasty picture. Woo wee...
Teen Woo at his snarliest. Anyhow, I am currently going through another new work
tranistion. I've started a new feature film, and will share more later, but first I'm busy
getting the art department up and running, I shall return shortly. Thanks for your patience.

Thursday, November 30, 2006

Murata Boy

I just love his little bike helmet...

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Igor Hofbaur

Your gonna love this guy! gallery 1
gallery 2

The Road

The Road the lastest novel by Cormac McCarthy which tells the post apocalyptic tale of a father and son traveling down a road after a major nuclear? Disaster and encountering horrors of humanity has just been picked up by Hallmark films in time for Holiday Cheer, No, actually it will be brought to the big screen guts n all by director John Hillcoat who directed the Nick Cave penned screenplay the Proposition. I haven't read this book, but my wife has. She said it was good not great, and of course very depressing and a bit scary. It's a short book, she read it in one day! Click here to read about the screen rights acquisition.

China killed Paris?

In honor of Mr. Jimsmash's absence, I will carry the torch of outing stupid and sad people. Today's "Douche" comes from Ohio, China Arnold, a mother of four who was charged Monday for killing her one month old daughter China, by sticking her in the microwave! Read more here

Mmmm... yummy!

Three restaurants serve alligator in Southern China, even though it is banned. Nothing like a steaming heap of Aligator head to fill ya up...

X-men illustrator dies in Superman pajamas

Dave Cockrum has passed on, he re-energized the franchise in the 1970's creating characters such as Storm, Colossus, and Nightcrawler. And he was never paid a dime from the successful movie franchise that included his characters. Read more here.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

kangaroo Rock

Gilles Barbier

French Artist and sculptor, Gilles Barbier, has some great work including this piece entitled the Hospice. Check out his site for more art


Follow the eyes... link

Seattle's Strangest home

This site is pretty cool, get a 360 degree virtual tour of this charming freaky fantastic house known as Steve's Weird House.
Stephen resides in a Victorian home that is a cluttered combination of museum, library and art gallery, decorated with that old-world Addam's Family charm. Not only is every inch of every wall covered with art, but all the ceilings are also decorated.
check it out!

Colin Christian

Check out the crazy sculptures of Colin Christian, click on each picture for more detail. link

Monday, November 27, 2006

Mosiac Generator!!

Watch out Disney, now anyone can create their own mosiac photos... like the juggernaut, bitch! Click it!

Life's a Beach

More Beachy Pics here

Friday, November 24, 2006

Signor Adolfo Pirelli

Sasha Baron Cohen will co-star as "Signor Adolfo Pirelli" with Johnny Depp as Sweeny the mad barber of Fleet Street in Tim Burton's version of Sweeny Todd. Click here to read about it and other upcoming Cohen projects.

Mermaid Baby

To see and read about China's first ever "mermaid baby" click here

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Is Gambit Lost?

Lost star Josh Holloway is being tipped to star in the next X-Men movie as fan favorite Gambit. Holloway, who plays Sawyer on the hit TV show, was set to star as Gambit in X-Men: The Last Stand but pulled out because of TV commitments. But it's reported the model/actor will star in the next installment, which will not feature many of the film's original stars, including Hugh Jackman, Sir Ian McKellen and Halle Berry. The film's producer Lauren Shuler Donner tells Moviehole, "Remember in Lost? There was a guy in there that was the perfect Gambit, the guy with the straight hair, good-looking, the bad boy… Sawyer. The reason we didn't use Gambit was because in a sense his persona is a bit like Wolverine in that he's got attitude and his power is not quite as exciting as the others. That's why we went to Nightcrawler on 2 because he looked different than everybody else and he had a great power. So yes, I think we would weave Gambit within our story, (but) it wouldn't be The Gambit Movie." Gambit possesses the ability to charge objects with energy, causing them to explode.

Spacemen three

Mr. Robert Altman

R.I.P imbd

Monday, November 20, 2006

Friday, November 17, 2006

Big Ticket Mao

On a related subject from the last post, guess how these three men are related... "A Hong Kong billionaire has paid a record US$17.3 million for a painting of China's Chairman Mao Zedong by pop artist Andy Warhol, it was revealed Thursday. Art collector Joseph Lau made the successful bid to clinch the painting, which depicts the former leader in typical Warhol-style, when it went under the hammer at Christie's New York Wednesday evening. The amount is a world record for a Warhol painting." read more

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Factory Girl

Don't know about Guy Pearce as Andy Warhol... check out this adaptation about "The young, beautiful and wealthy socialite Edie Sedgwick who exploded onto the New York art scene in the sixties, becoming the object of Andy Warhol's attention and art. However, the same things that built her up would eventually lead to her downfall." Trailer.

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Robot Theater

Watch these robots re-enact the "Royale and Cheese" scene... link


This is a documentary about a former long haul truck driver who bought a painting at a yard sale for $5 bucks, and then discovers it's a Jackson Pollock, or at least sets out to prove it is. Click this link to read about the analysis of Teri's painting.

Monday, November 13, 2006

Hello Pandemic

Check out these anti-war prints, unfortunately they're sold out, but I like the look. link

Dear Earthling...

Fantastic vinyl toys, rad!

Yao Ming Sanitary Pads

A Chinese businessman has registered Yao Ming's name to sell sanitary pads in China... Shameless, and awesome, read more about it here.

Chinese Cross Dressing Fad!

Eventhough China has long since had cross dressing as part of their operas and comedies, recently cross dressing among men has been on the uptick, as the nation was captivated by the bewitching ways of Li Yugang. Read more here.

University Roles Reversed...

Check out this article about a Canadian professor who has been granted the right to use medical marajuana at school. link

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Xi Shun

Check out these pics of the worlds tallest man at , Xi Shun who stands 7'8 and is a native resident of Inner Mongolia. He looks so thrilled to be wearing those "traditional" costumes...


The new place is finally complete and the Dems are back in power in Congress... So to celebrate I'm sharing a before shot and an after shot of the new crib, that's right baby, hard wood floors! The future looks brighter already...

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Show Me the Funny

After seeing Borat you may wonder about some of the "participants" in is adventures, this BBC article has info on the players. link

Monday, November 06, 2006

Tiger Bunny Love

A rabbit rests with a tiger cub at the Sanya Greatest World of Love in Sanya, a city in South China's Hainan Province November 6, 2006. The artificially bred tiger cub gets along well with the rabbit, which generates tremendous interest among visitors. [Newsphoto] Tremendous interest indeed... love the name of the animal refuge, Greatest world of love, yes.
More pics here.

Friday, November 03, 2006

The Beast is Back

Check out Graphic Artist, Christopher Lee (aka The Beast Is Back) He has some impressive designs and photography too! link

Chinese Fire Drill, eh!

No Pattern

Check out the Chuck Anderson aka NoPattern article here.


Chinese "Spokeswomen" have long been part of drawing a crowd in China, but this is a little ridiculous don't ya think. Click here to check out more pics of these busty Chinese models posing with cute stuffed animals.