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Celebrate Hobby Lobby simply by likely to Chick-Fil-A as well as creating my wife help make me a new sandwich. Trump is definitely an outsider and does not fit his agenda."





Erickson, any radio host and political expert which formerly worked as being a CNN contributor, found a slew associated with his past controversial tweets revived following he teed off in Trump and also cut him from your RedState conference.





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GOP RIVALS DEMAND APOLOGY FROM DONALD TRUMP FOR MEGYN KELLY COMMENTS: 'WHAT DONALD TRUMP SAID IS WRONG'





The man which booted Donald Trump out of his conservative activists' conference regarding his remarks concerning Megyn Kelly features his own good status for off-color commentary.





"'Turned in twitter nowadays and there was clearly a barrage regarding angry feminists upset with me telling these phones obtain in the kitchen along with figure out how to cook.'"





But Erickson has called Very first Lady Michelle Obama a "Marxist harpy," once labeled retired Supreme Court Justice David Souter the "goat f---ing youngster molester," along with slammed Texas state Sen. #CFAFTW.'"





Erickson told the Every Day Information that will "The difference in between Trump's statements along with mine is that I apologized and the particular man denied he was quoted saying what he said."

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TRUMP'S 'BLOODY' SLAM OF MEGYN KELLY GETS HIM BOOTED FROM REDSTATE GATHERING





Erick Erickson, your head of the RedState Gathering along with a Fox Information contributor, barred the GOP front-runner through appearing at the event's closing tailgate party after Trump stated Kelly had blood coming out of her eyes as well as "her... Mr. wherever" whilst moderating Thursday's Republican primary debate.





Team Trump, in the campaign statement blasted out Saturday, resurrected some of Erickson's much more incendiary past remarks along with added, "Not just is Erick the total loser, he includes a history of supporting business losers within failed campaigns so it is an honor to be uninvited through his event

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09 Aug 2015
He worried about their own well-being. "At first, I thought these were real."

Rosen continues to end up being able to be contemplating these dogs regarding years. Your animals are out of reach, but appear ready in order to bound the actual gulf involving the pier as well as the concrete seawall, instilling concern along with awe in exactly your same time.

But here his aim will be to have individuals to think about their particular environment and how "organic communities" easily in shape into along with survive. Rosen usually works with animal images. He find the pier regarding a few reasons. That Will piece received a large quantity of attention, as well.

"Oh my god," stated Debbie Woodbury regarding Gorham, which designed a visit to see the dogs after a pal recommended it. From age group 40, certainly not a lot features changed.

Since Rosen installed his sculpture final weekend, the actual mangy hounds have got drawn spectators - and also raves. "Part involving me is actually available with them," he said.

"It catches you off guard," stated Alan Potthoff of Scarborough, which snapped off numerous photos earlier this week. He's lived together with these a lengthy time along with feels protective. He furthermore likes which small trees and patches of moss are generally expanding on it, that speaks towards the adaptive top quality associated with nature.

Andy Rosen's 'Unpack' sculpture close to Ocean Gateway will be supposed to appear elusive, instilling worry and awe at the same time. Your pack associated with dogs will become the speak of the waterfront.

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The dogs look like wolves, but Rosen says they're not. "They look therefore scary."

During the actual hail, wind as well as rain earlier this week, Rosen drove over from South Portland to end up being able to watch more than the pack, which in turn is likely to be upon view into November. A Couple Of many years ago, he constructed any black bear at the Neighborhood Recycling center throughout Scarborough, utilizing supplies scavenged at the landfill. Saturday, but the ceremony will feel anticlimactic. "It's silly, yet I wasn't expecting this," he said, noting that a painter actually desires is surely an audience.

He built the actual dogs using PVC as well as fake fur, which in turn he painted and also distressed to appear weathered. An engineering friend, Karl Pepin, assisted solve design questions. while the seven dogs tend to be bolted in place about the pier, that they transfer just the little bit, particularly their particular tails in the breeze. Rosen arranged them to look just just like a pack about the move. Installed last weekend, your temporary sculpture involves seven lifelike dogs which Rosen created and also placed around the dilapidated pier upon Portland's eastern waterfront, just beyond Ocean Gateway.



He labored with a neighborhood lobsterman for you to transport and set the dogs. Rosen was thinking about creating specific, lifelike gestures, as well as necessary help constructing the dogs to end up being able to attain his goal.

He thinks the roots involving this project go again to end up being able to his childhood, when he arranged superhero figures with regard to play. the others are gathered around the pier, seeking towards your mainland, which is just several feet away.

And he likes the pack is elusive. This really is the identical thing, he said.

Rosen appreciates your reaction. 2 are perched atop single pilings, as if ready for you to launch themselves into the water. "Some variation associated with this can easily be some thing I have got wished to execute a lengthy time," he said. That will be officially unveiled in three p.m. He sees these being an amalgamation associated with dog and wolf.. It's within falling-down condition, which speaks to become able to its temporary nature.

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Rosen, a new South Portland artist, is actually turning heads together with his installation "Unpack" at the former Grand Trunk railroad pier. and by simply many accounts, it succeeds.

Rosen received any $5,000 grant from your Kindling Fund, administered by SPACE Gallery, to make the particular sculpture. "It's lived in my thoughts in certain fashion with regard to some time, along with now it's here."

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Growing up, Andy Rosen enjoyed having fun with action figures

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07 Aug 2015
Helena. Helena using the cities as well as towns inside the lower valley, along with with all the ferry system in which served San Francisco.

In Calistoga, the particular interurban train depot ended up being torn down and the Calistoga Fire Station was built, but the tracks in front of your fire station remain. Helena, turning east to inside 200 feet of the Napa Valley Railroad tracks where it surpassed Sulphur Creek and also continued up Principal Street.

Construction has been started in 1903, with the southern terminus throughout Vallejo (instead regarding Benicia) and the northern terminus planned to become inside St. in 1911, the actual SFN&C obtained the right regarding way extending the line in order to Calistoga, running parallel to the county road (eventually renamed Highway 29) approximately Lodi Lane. Universal automobile ownership might have got seemed like science fiction, as the initial inexpensive Ford Model T wasn't to become manufactured until 1908. Helena to become able to Calistoga wasn't even paved until 1921.

It had put in to service eight of what had been considered state-of-the-art electric cars in the Niles Vehicle & Manufacturing company involving Ohio, with full Empire ceilings, plush upholstery, baggage racks, dome lights, h2o coolers, plate glass windows, automatic brakes, plus a private compartment for the motorman.

Passenger services on the electric interurban railroad continued to end up being able to Calistoga until 1936, nevertheless the influence of the railroad to the growth in the valley cannot be overstated.

In 1938, concerning 22 miles involving monitor along with overhead lines had been removed in between Napa and Calistoga, and in addition the rails were removed inside Napa in 1940. Hartzell and his awesome brother H.F. Instead, the sole noticeable remnant is a area of monitor within the center associated with Washington Street throughout Calistoga.

Evans & De Shazo note that will between 1900 as well as 1910 the populace in the valley elevated via 16,451 to end up being able to 19,800. Then your tracks headed east towards the Napa Valley Railroad tracks and paralleled individuals tracks until Calistoga, exactly where these people veered west to end up being able to approach Washington Street.

The county roads back in the flip with the 20th century weren't a rather sight, according to the record ready through the cultural source management firm involving Evans & De Shazo for that town of Calistoga. Through 1942, nearly almost all of your system had been gone, marketed as scrap metal to offer the war effort.

According to the Niles records, the actual cars were built with a possible best speed associated with 85 mph, along with two Westinghouse electric motors which ran upon alternating current, creating your electric railroad the first AC-powered interurban train system in the west.

The railroad went via a variety of reorganizations, as well as in 1906 has been called the San Francisco, Vallejo & Napa Valley Railroad, five years later turning out for you to be your San Francisco, Napa & Calistoga Railway Company.

ST. Within April 1902, the particular Benicia, Vallejo & Napa Valley Railroad Business has been incorporated.

The extension for you to St. Hartzell secured the franchise with regard to electric railway lines, which permitted these people the best to build about town streets as well as together county roads. the street coming from St. Your century-old rail track in Washington Street is now below thought regarding removal or preservation.

Meanwhile, your Napa County Highway 29 Channelization project continues apace, tying up automobile traffic as it channels a lot more plus more tourists into the valley.

Passenger service by utilizing an earlier rail system, the steam-driven Napa Valley Railroad, ended up being limited, so throughout 1901 Col. Through 1907, according towards the Evans & De Shazo report, your railroad is at full operation as far as Yountville "with four extra stops which included Napa city limits, Union Station, Oak Knoll as well as Trubody."



The Calistoga Board regarding Trustees approved a new franchise to operate the particular rail lines into town, the spot exactly where the terminus was from Lincoln Avenue. According to the Evans & De Shazo report, the actual opening event had been marketed as a long way away as San Francisco, having a celebration featuring any banquet along with social dance hosted by the Native Sons of the Golden West.

The extension ended up being opened about New Year's Day within 1908, connecting St. by 1930, the people 23,541.

The arrival involving inexpensive automobiles and the building with the Bay Bridge, the particular Carquinez Bridge, and the Golden Gate Bridge inside the 1930s, according towards the report, created an alternative solution transportation route in which more effectively captured the American imagination.

From there, its path went west to pass through behind the Rutherford institution residence along with then, just before reaching St. the economics involving passenger rail are believed daunting.

The statement theorizes this growth ended up being primarily credited to the increased accessibility provided from the interurban rail system, "the chief link in between Napa Valley and the metropolis."

"It's the past living little bit of an era gone by," mentioned Dieter Deiss, any Calistoga resident who's among those who believe the actual piece of rail monitor deserves being not just preserved, yet celebrated.

A Calistoga depot ended up being completed within 1913 in the corner of Gerard as well as Washington streets, constructed within the Mission Revival style. Throughout 1999, your Native Sons of the Golden West devoted a plaque towards the railway because the "only present traces of the Vallejo as well as Napa Valley interurban railway" inside Calistoga. but a few might not realize in which the most effective along with successful transportation system actually built inside the county, an electric railway line, as quickly as transported 830,000 riders between Calistoga as well as Vallejo in the single year.

Had that will system survived, it would be 110 years old. Nevertheless this extension was never completed.

In latest years, there happen to always be able to be proposals to carry back standard rail passenger services for the valley, maybe by extending the mission regarding Napa Valley Wine Train, which in turn carries mostly diners from Napa in order to St. Helena ended up being to perform parallel to the Napa Valley Railroad (later the Southern Pacific Railroad) tracks practically to Rutherford.. J.W. Right now there had been plans to extend the range in order to Lake County, along with poles had been set for a length involving 3 blocks past Lincoln. Helena. HELENA -- the existing Highway 29 channelization project is actually just the most recent remedy to the Napa Valley's ongoing transportation woes

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He has built a five-decade career on portraying the worst in humanity, both in film and on stage.

Now Steven Berkoff is add to his portfolio of villains by playing one of the most loathed figures in modern history - Saddam Hussein.

Related: Steven Berkoff on the magic and music of A Midsummer Night's Dream

The 78-year-old actor and playwright will play the Iraqi dictator on stage in Anthony Horowitz's new political satire, Dinner with Saddam, which looks at the circumstances around the 2003 invasion of Iraq through the lens of comedy.

The play will make its debut at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London in September and focus on the true-life events of a family in Baghdad having dinner on the eve of the British and American invasion, when Saddam turned up at the door.

Berkoff, best known for playing villains including General Orlov in Octopussy and Lt Colonel Podovsky in Rambo II, called the play the "best written political satire I have read in 30 years" and said he had jumped at the opportunity to play the dictator.

"No matter how evil a character is, if it is well written it makes you examine them with much more awareness and much more insight," said Berkoff.

Related: Tony Blair could face trial over 'illegal' Iraq war, says Jeremy Corbyn

"Before this play I loathed the man, but Anthony Horowitz opens up the whole regime and the political system and all the tricks that were played to such an extent that you have have a much wider field of vision.

"Although you hate him, you find him a fascinating character. As soon as I read it, this play astounded me and it will really wake people up to all the shenanigans that were going on back then."

Despite the comedic element to the play, Berkoff said there was no danger of him portraying Saddam as a likable character, though he also said he would not play him as a comical, two-dimensional villain.

Berkoff said: "This play is partly comic, it is partly political satire and it also contains some suggestions of brutality - I don't think it makes him become likable but it will make him become more understood and that is so important.

"He is a villain, of course, but I won't play him as a villain outright - I will play him as a general who is proud of what he's done. But at the same he could not have achieved what he did without making tough decisions and in a way that gives the play its colour."

Having previously played Adolf Hitler in the 1980s TV series War and Remembrance, Berkoff said he would happily keep making his way through playing all the powerful dictators of the 20th century.

"Oh that would be wonderful," he said. "They are fascinating people and they are dynamic people so I think it is a point of privilege that I could even be considered for such a role."

Horowitz said he was thrilled by the casting of Berkoff and called it an "extraordinary idea".

He added: "Berkoff of all people, he is such an iconoclastic actor and well, he is just so good at playing bad guys and always has been.

"Although the play is a comedy, it has quite a serious intent. The situations can be funny but the character is not and I think Steven will bring real menace and real understanding.

"He's also a very political actor so I think he will bring a real understanding of evil and what makes the world such a bad place to the part."

Related: Iraq inquiry: Cameron to demand Chilcot name publication date

Horowitz is known both for his Alex Rider children's fiction and as the creator of TV series Foyle's War and Midsomer Murders.

He said his motivation to write the play came from wanting to keep the "fires of anger and indignation and outrage burning" over the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

"I've been somewhat absorbed in the Iraq war since it happened. It has very much been a force in my writing and I have the belief that we can't talk about it in a straightforward way any more because we get bored."

The war, he added, is still a huge scandal affecting our lives, yet people have become bored and disaffected by it.

"There are so many unanswered questions," he said. "Every day that passes without the Chilcot report coming out, it becomes more unbelievable that a mature democracy can behave in this way.

"So I wanted to reanimate it, to rekindle that anger around the whole invasion of Iraq and I decided that the way to do that was through comedy."
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So, no, 54 is no match with regard to Whit Stillman's The Final Times associated with Disco, yet I don't observe how something could be. It's designed for viewing now in iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon Prime, which is where I rented it.

Myers ended up being then riding high from your Austin Powers and also Wayne's Globe movies nevertheless his caricatured appearance as well as corkscrew performance here--his fake nose, which in a range of angle look like a poor putty job, his rodenty smile, that seems being a dry run for Ratatouille--was distractingly eccentric, just just like a Peter Sellers bit in which didn't quite sync. His Shane doesn't boast Travolta's looking-sharp swagger or even avid gleam, and the reputed sack prowess has for you to be taken about faith, since based about what we have seen he moves just like vanilla sludge when he moves horizontal. Its ladies are simply as pleasure-driven as the men and merely as expedient within their ambitions. Nevertheless it's truly a a lot livelier, shapelier, densely packed, fully rounded (Mike Myers's Rubell is far more faceted and creepy here), and atmospherically enveloping spectacle than I don't forget slumping by means of during the century before. This really does however give a great feel for your ecstasy whirl below the actual pleasure dome associated with 54--Salma Hayek spinning on stage can always be a peak moment--and it englobes any unique, un-recapturable precipice moment of degeneration as well as regeneration. Any time Shane enjoys any pensive moment sitting within his tank-top about several ledge, possibly contemplating the skyline he desired to end up being able to conquer, your Twin Towers can be observed looming gray in the background. For You To signal the particular death knell regarding disco and the reign regarding 54, the particular movie serves up as its unlikely sacrificial lamb the salty ("Merry Christmas, anyone cunts!"), pill-popping outdated dame modeled on the real-life Disco Sally--Disco Dottie, played simply by Ellen Albertini Dow--who fatally conks out around the party area in New Year's Eve, a new geriatric martyr and now defunct mascot whose operatically staged demise puts the bit of a crimp inside the revelries. He wasn't considered the chief liability, as I recall. (Death, this kind of downer.)

As a disco cineaste, I could not however be impelled in order to look for the particular restoration and resuscitation of a film whose subject retains such fascination and received such rotten treatment in the time. Watching from your balcony as his fate unfolds as well as agents remove the money sign up till, he dryly notes, "Even through here, their own suits look cheap." Shane, who entered 54 shirtless, exits shirtless, only this time he offers accurate blue friends, which are truly what matters in life, specifically if you haven't got much likely about upstairs. This wasn't an innocent time, however no-one then had virtually any inkling in the more serious to come, along with not just the particular death scythe regarding AIDS. Their Particular conversation revved your motor involving my "Action Jackson" mode and also into pursuit I went together to apprehend and view your Director's Cut before I got distracted as well as my head wandered off somewhere.

In a latest edition of KCRW's the Treatment, host Elvis Mitchell--many people, which includes Elvis himself, might not necessarily be aware that he and I dug coal collectively back within Harlan County just before hearing your siren contact of "motion picture shows"--interviewed screenwriter along with director Mark Christopher in regards for you to the restoration regarding his film 54, which usually had been originally introduced like a chopped salad in 1998. Any time any straight married dude laments which he can't allow it to become able to be as a model in 54's bisexual sphere, ruing, "I'm too short and I don't suck cock," his wife slyly consoles, "Well, there is actually nothing that can be done regarding becoming short," permitting the rest involving it lay there until the particular hint registers inside his little brain. Launched in mutilated condition--Miramax reportedly lopped 40 minutes from the original variation and also ordered extensive reshoots for you to soften the actual boy-toy opportunism regarding its protagonist--and massacred by critics ("Decadence features rarely looked thus pathetic, lethargic as well as dispiriting," Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times, "Flat, logy, as well as amateurish" Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly)--54 offered a fictionalized inside tour involving Studio 54 throughout its fall-of-the-Roman Empire phase using Mike Myers portraying the club's real-life co-owner and also impresario Steve Rubell. Your one thing they

lack -- expertise -- will be precisely what is most lacking inside individuals other,

nearly identical, small people, whom the entire world features acclaimed as stars.

Never inside the history of the entire world gets the gap among amateur and

professional been consequently small. Christopher persisted right up until persuading Miramax to allow him put Humpty-Dumpty back together again--listen for you to Your Therapy to acquire a fuller account or even study Peter Debruge's story in Variety--and 54 redux premiered in the Berlin Film Festival earlier this year. (He seems a lot more trade compared to stud.) no crafty youthful blade from the provinces from Balzac bent upon scaling the social heights together together with his wit as well as wiles, Shane is a dumb-bell dreamboat who will get distracted by an eddy, therefore untutored that after he's known as any "gorgeous troglodyte" with a swank supper party presided over by simply Lauren Hutton, he requires it as compliment, pondering the phrase connected with diamonds. . The Particular query is, therefore,

what am i likely to complete effortlessly these lovely show-offs? Disco

provides the particular best answer to date."



So the particular movie stunk and also sunk, along with wasn't a grandiose debacle to find a storied legend any la Heaven's Gate. Glamour is actually its own justification. It's definitely a new sexier film--much sexier--and not merely simply because so much that has been trimmed with regard to taste or even squeamishness may be returned to its rightful place within the polymorphous tapestry, nevertheless because there are so many lovely bodies receptive to pleasure throughout languorous drapings as well as fluid combinations yet simply because individuals bodies aren't overly toned or even pumped together with silicone or perhaps Botox--it's a lithe menagerie of Scavullo girls and also boys whose entire life following dark is a model shoot along with serial orgy. As Well As 54 exercises hedonistic equality. and in zero way within the history of the entire world has

there been this sort of rage pertaining to exhibitionism.

I'm not necessarily going to oversell it. (He had stupidly fired his loyal account over a number of trifle and also a lot more stupidly baited the actual IRS about TV, saying whatever they didn't learn about the particular club's finances wouldn't harm them). Exactly why do socialites gotta end up being thus mean?

-Albert Goldman, Disco (1978)

Profane, funny, teeming using lightly bopping, and also profligate along with spunk and also funk, 54 is actually two-thirds of your knockdown success, its third act problems cued simply by an instrumental edition regarding Gordon Lightfoot's "If You Can read My Mind" indicating the fun and video games are over, it's time to give the piper, the drug highs and also zipless fucks of the evening have provided approach for the bleary, hungover reckonings of dawn and a dose of the clap, correct buddies are difficult to find as well as the life-raft that certain clings to become able to if the fun poops out as well as the rich decadents have got located new playmates, etc.; almost all in which sadder yet wiser jive in which includes sobriety. His sculptured torso isn't sufficient in order to explain his disproportionate wow impact around the succubi as well as incubi he meets.

"Thousands regarding youthful men and a few women possess the looks, the actual clothes, the

hairstyling, the drugs, the actual individual magnetism, the particular self-confidence,

and a history of conquest which proclaim a new star. . It's an attempt that'll give any veteran New Yorker shivers.

"There's almost zero time now in order to dig the particular party decorations since you're

racing towards your mighty magnet that will draws as well as drives the actual fastest

human particles in New York: the great spaceship dance hall exactly where Mick

and Bianca, Andy along with Halston, Liza as well as [Princess] Margaret, Nureyev

and Baryshnikov, Truman and Elton obtain down similar to cats and kitties with a

Bed-Stuy rent party.. Even though sugar-plum'd using a cast that will continue in order to better still things, its star, Ryan Phillippe--playing the actual 'young, dumb, along with full of come' bus boy turned angel Apollo of the disco bacchanal--supplied a soft caramel center, falling way brief involving John Travolta's electric boogaloo breakthrough inside Saturday Night Fever. " Toss inside a scene set in Elaine's and you've the particular perfect Seventies coke-era time capsule.

It's a garden associated with writhing delights (one non-writhing sex scene, involving Shane pumping away following his bedmate passes out as well as admiring his form inside the mirror, plays more disturbingly now of computer would then), as well as one of the particular aspects I had been many struck by simply had been how radiantly the characters were lit, particularly the women, and also what women!--Sela Ward, Neve Campbell, and also Salma Hayek around the same screen, which may be virtually much more splendor as compared to humanity can easily handle.

-Albert Goldman, ibid

The bigger dent throughout everyone's frolics is manufactured from the arrival associated with police as well as IRS agents to become able to raid your garbage bags of cash Rubell continues to be hiding inside the ceiling panels and also elsewhere, along with his cooked books. Specifically now our eyes are already consequently coarsened from the crap lighting, framing, along with pseudo-documentary camera hovering involving digital filmmaking, particularly in the indie end, that after the thing is lustrous flesh tones, gleaming eyes, as well as perfectly tended head of hair which includes a life of its own it's like a religious revelation. However bootleg versions of your more homoerotically explicit variation circulated for many years and 54 acquired a new cult aura associated with getting some thing the disco Cabaret, a new linkage strengthened by the presence involving Michael York inside the cast whose luminaries contain Cindy Crawford, Heidi Klum, Sheryl Crow, art Garfunkle, Valerie Perrine, the designer Fiorucci, porn star Ron Jeremy,and actors' impersonations associated with Andy Warhol, Halston, along with Truman Capote, who's toasted, "In honor of your wonderful new facelift . The Particular restored 54 isn't a masterpiece salvaged from the cobwebbed vaults that will demands critical reassessment coming from our keepers with the canon, whoever they will are. Any time his date explains to become able to him in which he's truly just been referred for you to as a new caveman ("Which makes me any cavewoman!" the lady deduces), he upset along with ready for you to toss inside the loin cloth

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