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Friday, June 6, 2008

The Neighbor of the Beast!

It's 06/06/08, and here are some folks born on June 6th...

Jimmie Lunceford, born 06/06/02:

Levi Stubbs of The Four Tops, born 06/06/36:

(An artist of my acquaintance once told me that he thought the song "Bernadette"
was about the inner city riots going on at the time of the record's release, and
they were singing "Burn It Down!")

Paul Giamatti, born 06/06/67, here portraying Cleveland writer Harvey Pekar in
the "American Splendor" film. A glimpse of the restaurant under my old apartment
can be seen at :50. He has gone on to portray John Adams.

Alan Licht, musician and writer, born 06/06/08, here with Loren Connors:

The Strange World of Jacques Demy

Jacques Demy, born 06/05/1931, was the director of "Les Parapluies de Cherbourg" (a/k/a "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg":

This is the type of movie that I'll watch around Christmas and cry my eyes out to.
One time, I started crying on the way TO the theatre. And then he moved to America and made "Model Shop." What a precipitous decline!

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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Born June 4th...

Bruce Dern, whacked-out actor (1936):

Anthony Braxton, musician and fast-food aficianado (1945):

Monday, June 2, 2008

One for Li'l Maggie...

Kevin Ayers singing "Gemini Child"


6/2, Navy Blue, and when she walked thru the door, I coulda fell thru the floor

Charlie Watts, born 06/02/41:

Lydia Lunch (06/02/59), here with Teenage Jesus & The Jerks:

Wayne Brady (06/02/72), here with Dave Chappelle, in Cinema Verite:

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Some people use Proactiv

It was 34 years ago today...