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iPhone : On June 19th, 1999 I got hit by a van while taking a walk. As I lay unconscious in the hospital, the docs debated amputating my right leg and decided it could stay, on a trial basis. I got better. Every day of the 20 years since has been a gift.
iPhone : Today I got a haircut from Jeremy Sheffield, watched the new Jarmusch Alamo Drafthouse ATX w/ loaded fries and a coke, signed a ton of books @bookpeople, swam in the pool with the kids, and now a to-go hot plate. (As Vonnegut’s uncle used to say: “If this isn’t nice I don’t know what is.”)
Twitter Web App : Do you ever go into a movie, come out and check Twitter, and you're like, "Did everyone take an idiot pill?" and then you remember, “No, everyone is this dumb all the time you just got to forget it for 2 hours"
iPhone : Were celebrating the films of director Penelope Spheeris who, before achieving pop-culture immortality with the left-field mainstream hit WAYNE’S WORLD, established her DIY credentials as the foremost chronicler of West Coast counterculture. criterionchannel.com/directed-by-pe…