A director friend Justin Poon also a member here at AnD just passed away in Shanghai after tennis match. Please drop in his blog to drop a note to say good bye, Justin is a very nice guy also a good commercial director...we will miss him a lot...http://alive.tom.com/justinpoon/guestbook.html?newcomment_1
Bob Boyle passed away on Sunday, August 1, 2010. He was 100.Boyle received an Honorable Academy Award in 2008 “in recognition of one of the great careers in art direction.” A pioneer in the AFI’s Production Design faculty since 1982, Bob Boyle entered the film profession in 1933. Seven years later, he began his long association with Alfred Hitchcock, designing such ...Read more
A PoemPublished by the Washington Post When we were the Sick Man of Asia , We were called The Yellow Peril. When we are billed to be the next Superpower, we are called The Threat. When we closed our doors, you smuggled opium to open markets. When we embrace Free Trade, You blame us for taking away your jobs. When we were falling apart, You marched in your troops and wanted your fair share. When we tried to put the broken pieces back together again, Free Tibet you screamed, It Was an Invasion! When we tried ...Read more
Keep reading to the bottom of the page -- don't **stop at the feet (You'll see).
Two travelling angels stopped to spend the night in the home of a wealthy family.
The family was rude and refused to let the angels stay in the mansion's guest room.
Instead the angels were given a small space in the cold basement.
As they made their bed on the hard floor, the older angel saw a hole in the wall and repaired it.
When the younger angel...Read more
1839, only survivor of a slang fad in Boston and New York c.1838-9 for abbreviations of common phrases with deliberate, jocular misspellings (cf. K.G. for "no go," as if spelled "know go"); in this case, "oll korrect." Further popularized by use as an election slogan by the O.K. Club, New York boosters of Democratic president Martin Van Buren's 1840 re-election bid, in allusion to his nickname Old Kinderhook, from his birth in the N.Y. village of Kinderhook. V...Read more
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL MY FRIENDS WHO WERE BORN IN THE1930's 1940's, 50's, 60's and early 70's !First, we survived being born to mothers who smoked and/or drank while they carried us and lived in houses made of asbestos.They took aspirin, ate blue cheese, raw egg products, loads of bacon and processed meat, tuna from a can, and didn't get tested for diabetes or cervical cancer.Then after that trauma, our baby cots were covered with bright...Read more
**> These are really good, I don't think we were this smart at
this age - at least I wasn't.
A group of professional people posted this question to a
group of 4 to 8 year olds. "What does love mean?" The
answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could
have imagined. See what you think?
When my grandma got arthritis, she couldn't bend over
and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandpa does it for
her now all the time,...Read more
This is a very good article on Asparagus..known to cure Cancer.
Kindly go through the same.
Three types of asparagus on a shop display, with white asparagus at
the back and green asparagus in the middle. The plant at the front is
Ornithogalum pyrenaicum, is commonly called wild asparagus,
Several years ago, I had a man seeking asparagus for a friend who had
cancer. He gave me a photocopied copy of an article,entitled,
`Asparagus for cancer' printed in Cancer News Journal, December 1979.Read more
Regina Brett's 45 life lessons and 5 to grow on
by Regina Brett --
To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me.
It is the most-requested column I've ever written. My odometer rolls over to 50 this week, so here's an update:
Life isn't fair, but it's still good.
When in doubt, just take the next small step.
Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
Don't take yourself so serio...Read more
Francis KO starts in the industry as a production assistant , his passion followed him through the prestigious A.F.I. (American Film Institute) cinematography f