Monday Aug 18
How To Wear Your Backpack On Public Transit
Now that backpacks are en vogue and thus de rigeur on all forms of public transportation, your fellow passengers might want to pummel the living merde out of you should you wear one on a crowded Muni without adhering to these helpful tips: I know this is a hard one to follow, but it's imperative for public transit peace -especially during rush ... (more)
Tricia's retro film review: Five Easy Pieces
Five Easy Pieces is the 1970 film starring Jack Nicholson. He plays Bobby Dupea, an oil rig worker with a knack for playing the piano.
On this day: August 8
Black earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for "Five Easy Pieces," a role that also earned her a Golden Globe.
Pieces of Life
Karen Kaye, the sister of avant-garde filmmaker Stanton Kaye, had been throwing holiday get-togethers for years at her Echo Park home.