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Daily Archives: January 24, 2012

Library of Congress honors former Occidental College film professor

Every year the Librarian of Congress selects 25 films to include in the National Film Registry, which recognizes and preserves American films that are “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant. One of the films selected last year is “Fake Fruit Factory,” a 20-minute-long documentary made in 1986 ... Read More »

Yes, that was a pony crossing Echo Park Avenue

A pony  trotting across Echo Park Avenue. Dancers gyrating in the Magic Gas parking lot. A cowboy with a lasso sitting on the fire hydrant of Chango Coffee. What to make all of this?  It won’t be clear until a vitamin water commercial filmed in Echo ... Read More »