June 29, 2008

quote of the moment

"there is no justice in video poker."

-- dan, while playing video poker; las vegas, NV

June 27, 2008

the time

las vegas, NV

pic of the moment

instrument gauge; las vegas, NV

June 25, 2008

pics of the moment

sunset, 2 views; barstow, CA

quote of the moment

"i'll be back to get you. love, jesus"

-- entirety of an inscription on the back of a semi; kettleman city, CA

June 24, 2008

quote of the moment

"it's right in the heart of expensive."

-- jim mensch, describing a blues bar in chicago; cupertino, CA

June 23, 2008

paraphrase of the moment

i can hear the clatter of surgical tools in vladamir nabokov's prose.

-- yvgeny yevtushenko in an undated "playboy" magazine

quote of the moment

"could i have some easy ass job?"

-- king feddy; cupertino, CA

June 19, 2008

walk out of "the happening"

the office manager of red's deal has the idea for a mass walk-out of the movie, "the happening." i think it's such a good idea that i've already done it myself.


you owe me one, lou.

June 18, 2008

quote of the moment

"a traffic light is only as strong as its housing."

-- voice over on "factory made"

June 15, 2008

haiku of the moment

what is father's day
when you have no children
and you have no dad

June 13, 2008

haiku of the moment

finger on the pulse
everything slightly askew
tense anxiety

haiku of the moment

dark copper sky glows
burnishing the end of day
close mountains smolder

June 12, 2008

photo of the moment

-- stan's donuts; santa clara, CA

quote of the moment

"oh ... i don't have a computer."

-- older white woman, talking to a librarian; santa clara, CA

June 11, 2008

haiku of the moment

you stand as a lie
so undisturbed on the curb
empty beer bottle

quote of the moment

"ted kennedy's car has killed more people than my gun."

-- bumper sticker, santa clara, CA

June 04, 2008

photos of the moment

day and night shots taken from the 36th floor of the palazzo hotel, las
vegas, NV

June 03, 2008

quote of the moment

"divorce settlements? please don't talk to me about that subject. my
ex-wife? i should have said, 'here's the house, here's the car, i'll be
seeing you.' it would have been much cheaper.

"there's no way i'd marry my girlfriend now. i mean, she's hot, but
there's just no way i'll walk into that trap again."

-- spoken by a very well dressed white man in his 40's, wynn hotel
elevator, las vegas

quote of the moment

"life may suck, but the alternative is unacceptable."

-- sole surviving deckhand of a capsized ship on "most dangerous catch"