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Nov
2012

the great happiness space: tales of an osaka love thief

On 16, Nov 2012 | In Selected Posts, TV & Film | By sue

I watched this documentary earlier this year and was blown away. The Great Happiness Space: Tales of an Osaka Love Thief, directed by Jake Clenell, is a heartbreaking look at the emotionally fraught world of Japanese host clubs.
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04

Nov
2012

photography: the incisive art, with ansel adams

On 04, Nov 2012 | In Art, History, Selected Posts, TV & Film | By sue

There is some truly wonderful stuff in the archives at THIRTEEN, and luckily, for their 50th anniversary, they’ve released some of it online. This 1962 program, Photography: The Incisive Art, follows Ansel Adams as he captures the magnificent landscapes of Yellowstone.
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15

Dec
2010

star wars holiday spirit and christmas cards

On 15, Dec 2010 | In Design, Selected Posts, TV & Film | By sue

So much Star Wars Christmas awesomeness! First, Gawker posted this hilarious “Star Wars Christmas Special” video yesterday. Inspired by the video, I did a little digging, and was completely blown away by the existence of Christmas In The Stars: Star Wars Christmas Album.
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01

Dec
2010

1950s christmas cards from the walt disney studios

On 01, Dec 2010 | In Art, Design, History, Selected Posts, TV & Film | By sue

These Christmas cards sent by The Walt Disney Studios in the 50s were collected by Disney animator Claire Weeks, and now they’re being featured at the Hollywood Animation Archive. I love how lively the drawings are! I think the Never Never Land calendar might be my favorite.
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