The Daily Grind - Official Movie Trailer
Perry and Stanley are your typical espresso cart owners with one exception. They’ve just found the most elusive roaster in the business who can supply the beans that will give them celebrity status in the caffeinated world. Now all they need to seal the deal is navigate a city teeming with latté junkies, homicidal motorists, rival espresso cart factions, an apple cider peddler with a chip on his shoulder, and the infamous maple scone lady. The odds are stacked against them, but victory is on the horizon, and if the ravenous patrons of “Full Sack Jack” want to keep their caffeine flowing, they better hope our hapless heroes can survive the Daily Grind.
If you’re in the Bay Area, check out the screening August 2nd at the Clay Theater in San Francisco. (facebook event information).
A story that never gets old. Incase you may have missed it…
A front page story in the San Francisco Chronicle told the story of a female humpback whale who had become entangled in a spider web of crab traps and lines. She was weighted down by hundreds of pounds of traps that caused her to struggle to stay afloat. The whale also had hundreds of yards of line rope wrapped around her body, her tail, her torso, a line tugging in her mouth.
A fisherman spotted the whale just east of the Farallon Islands (beyond the Golden Gate bridge) and radioed an environmental group for help. Within a few hours, the rescue team arrived. They determined that the whale was so bad off that the only way to save her was to dive in and untangle her. The team worked for hours, carefully slashing through the labyrinth of lines with curved knives. Eventually, they freed her.
The divers say that once the female humpback was free to move, she swam in what seemed like joyous circles. The whale then came back to each diver, one at a time, and gave each a nudge, pushing her rescuers gently around as she was thanking them. Some divers said it was the most beautiful experience of their lives.
The diver who cut the rope out of the whale’s mouth said her eyes were following him the whole time. And he will never be the same.
Golden Hour at the SF Marina
Watercolor on Cold Press
I’ve been challenging myself to draw every day since Chinese New Year, and this is one of them. It’s not easy getting the paints and pencils ready after a long day at work, but it’s the only way to get better! Follow my 365 challenge at: http://cindyshih.posterous.com/ Thanks for the support!
After ‘Glee’ paid homage to the Queen of Pop last year in a special episode showcasing her hits, including Jane Lynch’s unique rendition of ‘Vogue,’ it’s apparent Madonna became a fan of the musical comedy series, as she plans to take the cast on tour with her this year.According to Britain’s News of the World, the blond bombshell is looking to embark on a tour with the likes of ‘Glee’ stars Lea Michele and Cory Monteith. She reportedly plans on using segments of last year’s tribute episode during the forthcoming concerts.The ‘Celebration’ creator may be throwing in the towel after such a tour and wants this event to be one that’ll leave a lasting impression on fans. “Madonna wants to break records and make her career bigger than ever,” a source tells News of the World. “And because the ‘Glee’ episode featuring her music was such a hit, there are plans for the cast to appear. She is in amazing shape for her age, but this could be her last big world tour she does for a while as she wants to concentrate on business ventures.”
No stranger to commanding audiences with her stellar dance moves and outrageous outfits, Madonna last greeted loyal supporters onstage in 2008 and 2009, when she hit the road on the Sticky and Sweet Tour. The production turned out to be the highest grossing roadshow by a solo artist in history, pulling in $408 million.
MADONNA AND GLEE? WUT.
They better come to the bay area.
If they come to the Bay Area, I can die happy.
(by Kristine May)