Thursday, January 29, 2004
"controversial" has become OVER and MIS USED.
nancy as gay lingo.
Andrew Cohen VP original programming Triotv.com/corp
STEWART: I voted for the participle not the conjunction.
Caucus/Nielsen, Heroes Balcony
CUSTOMER SERVICE STORY!!!!!!
posted by Jerry 9:52 PM
MARS: Gregg Easterbrook's Lost in Space. Project Prometheus. Ceti.
POPE and the Press - Rich. Jealous of Dalai Lama
Lou Ferrigno vs. Arnold Hulk comes out - does not do well. Arnold Terminator 3. etc.
posted by Jerry 9:51 PM
SPACE - Privatization - eBay guy, other BILLIONAIRES. Russian and Lance Bass. Etc.
PIGS in SPACE
posted by Jerry 9:46 PM
PITCHING: The CHART on L-Word. Social Networks. Salon? Semiotics. Hair worse than Jimmy Fallon's. Ione Syke-jaw. Advocate? Mark Lombardi... Barabasi.
MOVIE IDEA - Begins with a Death. At some point - plot twist - She's alive, faked death. Shift focus away from main to background. Flip it. Resume (old) life?
POL - The Real Slim Shady:
Poor - Clark, Edwards
Rank - Clark, Kerry
Abortion - Kerry
Southern/Internationalist - Clarke
War - Dean v. All. Kerry vet
Outside - Dean
Iridology - BS?
How We Live Now - The Download - that Times piece on duplication was weak.
turner Black is somehow - TM. My friends call me.
posted by Jerry 9:16 PM
1) Brita Filter that was never replaced for TWO YEARS. responsible for illness, headaches?
2) Nancy and driving the car illegally. The marshall, etc.
Names for Feeding the Monster: Cole, TM, May Lee (pronounced LAY)
Naomi Klein: "No Logo" - "a race toward weightlessness"
posted by Jerry 9:14 PM
Thursday, January 15, 2004
Customer Service strand, bn, FedEx (Elvin), P.O., AppleCare, Canon, My GYM, B&O. NYPL?
Karim Rashid - games. Toy Story
STandards - Cyndi Lauper, etc.
Gatekeepers & Interlopers - ?
Lexington Avenue Armory - New York or Time Out - Playboys' 50th, Art Shows, Victoria's Secret
To the Moon and Beyond - While Bush has blah, private explorations by 2 CEOs are good to go. PayPal.
The Selfish Recovery
Lou Dobbs - hypocrite?
Tales of the Tape: Kelsey Grammer vs. Larry David in Producers; Arnold vs. Lou Ferrigno.
Upcoming theater: Normal Heart, Well by Lisa Kron workshop.
Trilogy of Crumb - 2/3 AS is on DVD. noms? SALON Feb 29 awards.
MoveRight.org - Club for Growth
Pam's play in Maine for Nation
TiVo & Vonage - ? Tech T/O
Personalization/customization (TimeOut) -
Spam - do not call list.
posted by Jerry 4:20 PM
Saturday, December 13, 2003
Phillipe Starck on CHARLIE ROSE get transcript.
Center Mediation Services: Jorge at x289.
Send to POZ.
Peter Shotwell's FAME friend...
Gay Life Expo: spring Charmagne
for Mac: jerzywriter; aol: jerzywriter
posted by Jerry 6:37 PM
OutKast and Barbershop
posted by Jerry 6:37 PM
Sunday, November 02, 2003
URLs to try:
posted by Jerry 10:29 PM
Tuesday, October 21, 2003
A RESEARCHER/DRUDGE RECEIVES A PASSEL OF DATA. SHE INADVERTEDLY MODIFIES IT/CORRUPTS IT (A LA BUTTLE/TUTTLE IN BRAZIL) SO THAT IT RESEMBLES A "METHUSALEH GENE." A DATA MINER AT HER COMPANY INTERCEPTS HER WORK AND BRINGS IT TO THE ATTN OF THE CEO WHO IS LOOKING FOR A WINNER AFTER HIS RIVALS HAVE RECENTLY SCORED. MAYA IS THE DAUGHTER OF STEVIE - A BOARD MEMBER OF THE CORP. (UNKNOWN TO MAYA). STEVIE MADE HER FORTUNE IN EARLY INTERNET PORN AND IS LOOKING OUT FOR MAYA'S BEST INTEREST. AT TURNER'S COMMAND, MAYA FINDS HERSELF OFF TO TRISTAN DA CUNHA TO NEGOTIATE WITH THE POPULATION PERMISSION TO DRAW BLOOD AND CREATE A PROTOTYPE. JUST WHEN SHE THINKS THAT SHE'S RECEIVED THEIR ASSENT, THEY DOUBLE CROSS HER. SELLING THEIR GENOME TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER. TOO LATE, MAYA REALIZES THAT SHE FINALLY "FITS" SOMEWHERE - IN TRISTAN DA CUNHA - BUT HAVING TOUCHED IT SHE'S CHANGED IT FOREVER - FOR THE WORSE? (DARIUS REALIZES THAT HAVING GONE NATIVE, HE CAN CHANGE BACK.) IN THE 60'S WE WERE DRAGGED OFF ONLY TO RETURN.
posted by Jerry 9:38 PM
Turner plays a larger role. He is the Yang to Stevie.
Maya finds them both contemptible but he is attracted to him - despite or b/c of his power.
there are also RECREATIONAL CRITS.
posted by Jerry 9:09 PM
Maya can't afford - there's a new caste system. Everything has become commodified. Nothing is left to chance. Allergies: Gene Therapy.
Maya: I'm afraid it's beyond my budget. I don't have money for such things.
Stevie: What's money there for, then? I hope you're not socking it away. It won't do you any good when you're dead.
A file is one month's salary.
Turner with Maya: With all of my $$, there's still one thing, I can't buy.
Maya: What's that?
Maya: You don't look so old.
Turner: I'm not talking about my death...
posted by Jerry 8:15 PM
Techniques and conventions of marketing are used in everyday life by John Doe.
Examples: Pre-interviews. focus groups.
Read Kaufman's Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
posted by Jerry 11:36 AM
Monday, September 29, 2003
"It's Nature's Way" - SSRI's, Accutane. "My Sphinx is a jinx."
Maya softly breaks the skin on Darius' neck, as though he himself is a tropical fruit.
I got you X (new caps/new skin color/makeover) for your birthday. (She reverses it afterwards).
It can't stop the degeneration, but it can restore the thread between the past and the present.
Must choose between induced happiness and connex to past.
Sales are poor. Ignorance IS Bliss (causal relationship)
posted by Jerry 3:30 PM
MAYA character profile:
Maya is an outcast b/c she WORKS.
She downplays her external self, isn't self-publicizing.
Alarm is explicit: You have a meeting at 9am today. May I suggest a flattering skirt? Something to accentuate your cheekbones, etc.
Maya hits snooze.
Mother subsidizes her (thereby infantilizing Maya) - Why didn't you tell me you were running so low?
You're so stubborn.
Can't be genetic...
posted by Jerry 3:15 PM
Tristan Da Cunha: Maya is out of her depth. She is forced to interact and be aggressive.
Do you think we're the missing link or something?
Where did you get that idea?
We read you know. And WE have a history.
posted by Jerry 3:09 PM
Think of BRAZIL and the Buttle/Tuttle switch. Pryce b/c a terrorist.
Strangelove - they THINK we're under attack and so we have to respond accordinly.
DATA is fused with a VIRUS by the competitor (a third which hopes to get into the game???) Or does the error happen completely randomly? In any case, it changes the chemical data from X to Y. While Maya comes across a synthetic answer, we find that it doesn't exist in nature. Sale to rival is worthless. They are shamed.
LONGterm side effects of MODERNITY make folks nuts/affect immune/nervous systems.
What if a leading mfg. of SSRI's/merged with Cosmetic - repercussions?
Stevie manifests these.
Perhaps saddest side effect - can access the memories that were decommissioned.
At least old folks had their memories. Not any more.
When I was your age, your grandmother told me how comforting memories were in her old age.
posted by Jerry 3:04 PM
Turner likes (to be) HUMILIATED. What kind of dominatrix? Jen
This is "a hostile takeover."
Take your pants off. I'm going to raise welts on your flat, pale ass.
Intercoms: Hold all my calls. Tell them, "Mr. Black is indisposed."
She unspools some duct tape or a spoon to impede his speech.
You can't come in here. Mr. Black isn't available.
Maya barges in.
she kicks him in the nuts. He cramps up, falls over.
to receptionist: Better get some ice.
posted by Jerry 2:57 PM
Turner plays a larger role. He is the Yang to Stevie's Yin.
Maya finds them both contemptible, but is attracted to him (and attract/repel to the concept of POWER.)
Turner has an addiction to success. He's had a run of 10 years and feels it all slipping from him.
"Are we gaining? Cause if you're not moving (shark) you're drowning.
Scents that Glaxo has marketed: Oblivion, BeCalmed, Carpe, Youth, Eros, Flux (next stop in oblivion)
posted by Jerry 2:54 PM
Act I: Plot Point 1 - Methusaleh Gene is found "on paper"
Maya leaves for TdC
Act II (Midpoint) After initial resistance, Maya convinces the council to cooperate. (Finds a scent?)
Act III: They agree only to double cross her and sell to the highest bidder - but it's really Dante's genetic makeup that is the clinch - he skews the results (could Dante be eternal? Nah.) What about Happy? Maya learns that she'd be happiest away from society in TdC, but haven't touched it has changed it 4ever?
posted by Jerry 2:43 PM
Everything is Public. This creates a new premium on Secrecy.
Character name: ORI
In Tristan Da Cunha: total anonymity. We must see Maya as (newly) famous prior to leaving for TdC.
"Our greatness lies not in our nature but in our/the struggle against our nature." -Find attribution.
posted by Jerry 2:41 PM
Tuesday, September 09, 2003
FAME - A NEW GENERATION: REUSE, RECYCLE.
OZZY OZBOURNE - THE SECOND TIME'S A CHARM.
posted by Jerry 6:57 PM