Sunday, May 31, 2009

Golf: Part Deux

Toledo wasn't as pretty as Baltimore but it had it's moments.
I was rained on and wrapped in plastic.
Sharpie rubbed off on my arm from holding my camera.
Josh and Tom rode in a Jawa sandcrawler.
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Tuesday, May 26, 2009


I ran camera at the Women's NCAA Golf Championship in Baltimore. It was hot and boring and my phone was set to lo-res mode so my pictures look terrible.

Monday, May 18, 2009

8mm Walgreens Manual

I don't know quite how to present this. It's instructions on how to use the 8mm film you purchased from Walgreens. Oddest part? Instructions on returning film from users traveling abroad. I had no idea what legal pitfalls that you could run into.

Mansfield Holiday Reflex Zoom

This thing is cool. I have a couple of video cameras in my collection but this is one of the few that could still be considered functional. The exposure meter makes it a prize in my collection.

I love the manual's bold instruction: "How To Take Perfect Movies" If only I could use this to make my own movie perfect.

Friday, May 15, 2009

Random Action Logs

I promised these would be on the dvd for Random Action but I never delivered. The only person who really wanted to see them was Joanna. At the time this was considered okay. If only one person cares about it then we don't need to care. The problem is that it's Joanna. I'm here to rectify the problem now.

The first part of those were written on based on my reactions to takes. They were drawn on by her own inspiration. The last part is our notes for the first fight. It's so hard to write down fight choreography.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Graduation Day

That's it. I graduated from Butler University today. Here's some pictures from the night. I'm calling it a night. Thanks for everyone for helping me get this far.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Ephemera pt 7 - Camera Ephemera Blow Out

Nothing really compares to part six of the ephemera posts. Middle School is so weird. I'm gonna to the best I can and post a bunch of extras that I found with my cameras.

I wish I could explain more about these or relate a story about my life. Let me try. Hills Department Stores, remember those? No? They had a great toy department.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Ephemera pt 6 - May All Of Your Dreams Come True

Part six of the ephemera tour takes us to the dark part of my history.... Middle School.

I mentioned before that Middle School is the weirdest time any person can have. Every move you make is a mistake. For instance, I started wearing Hawaiian shirts on a regular basis. It is also a time for first kisses and other confusing moments. The above picture is the zenith of those moments for me.
I'm the one in the big white jacket in the center. I am flanked by mutually dateless friends Alex and Josh. Did we know how to rock the 8th grade dance or what? In regards to my suit, I had just played Big Jule in Guy's and Dolls and thought wearing a zoot suit would be killer. Note that I am not wearing a zoot suit. The suit shop ordered the wrong thing and I ended up looking like a Beatle/bellhop for the night. Note that the little connector button at the neck is a Yin Yang. Oh yes.
PS. I did get my first kiss wearing that outfit. Thankfully not with Alex or Josh. (no offense guys)

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Ephemera pt 5 - The Library

My mom probably won't like me posting these, so if you somehow check a book out in my name don't tell her.

I used to be a big reader. Unfortunately this was when I was quite small. I'd go the library every week to check out new books. My favorites were big books about Greek and Norse mythology. Then I started reading Star Wars Expanded Universe books. I always hated assigned reading in school. This is probably because Norse Mythology and Star Wars were never subjects.

My gosh, my signature probably hasn't changed in the decade since I signed that card. My handwriting has remained stagnant and so has my reading. I read the news and a bunch of comic books (though I never keep up to date with the monthlies) but the only books I've read recently have been Jonathan Hodgman's books. Theres something about his lies as truth that clicks with me.