My LA Life

December 28, 2008

Ghosts of Christmas Past

Filed under: photography — Tags: , — MT @ 9:18 pm

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Today in Photographs: December 26, 1950.
Hangover morning after Christmas in an L.A. County Jail drunk tank.
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Good advice, design edition

Filed under: design, film — MT @ 9:14 pm


PAUL SCHRADER
: I was a great fan of Charles Eames. I once asked Charles how he begins the process of designing a chair, and he said, “Well, the first thing I do is I get a tape measure and I walk around the office and I measure everybody’s ass.”

Life imitates Art, sexy edition

Filed under: news — MT @ 9:04 pm

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Longtime Rossini friends were stunned when the veteran lawman turned in his badge on Dec. 8. Exactly why Rossini downloaded Pellicano files remains a mystery – but what is known is that Rossini passed them to a mysterious woman described in court papers as “Madame X.” And some of them ended up in the hands of Pellicano’s defense attorneys, who claimed they were sent anonymously.

The actress had told people she was writing a screenplay about the outlaw investigator.

The screenplay, if it exists, hasn’t been optioned yet. But Rossini, who pleaded guilty, lost his high-powered counterterrorism job and faces five years in prison.

Actually Linda, the better story is about the actress and the FBI man……

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