Monthly Archives: May 2015

May 31

AIDS LifeCycle 2015

Today is the first day of AIDS LifeCycle (ALC). This is my first time, in several years, that I haven’t participated in the ride. ALC participants make a bold statement that there is much work to be done in the fight against HIV/AIDS. AIDS LifeCycle is a fully supported, 7-day bike ride from San Francisco to Los […]

May 30

My Morning Wakeup Call

Previously, I have discussed what it means to be a dog owner. With a cold nose and a steady stare, Max woke me up this morning asking for breakfast and a walk. Luckily for him, I have weak self-control and am a sucker for a hungry dog. So I gave him a dish full of […]

May 29

Game Night in the East Bay

Tonight took me to the East Bay for a night celebrating a close friend’s birthday. We drank French champagne, ate awesome vegetarian stew and played a variety of board games. It is nights like these when I remember the deep importance of being earnest, the importance of friends. Everyone had good news to share. One couple […]

May 28

The Bond Files: 007 Title Sequences: Timeless or Dated?

Originally posted on KALEIDO! LEIDO!:
This post focuses on Bond films from the Moore era onwards. The Connery/Lazenby era feels like almost a completely different franchise and worthy of a separate discussion.  —————————————————————————————————– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=213t3YeQosE (above: Typical ridiculously dated Bond title sequence) Bond films were the staple food of my childhood. My uncle’s house only had one DVD,…

May 27

An Evening with Bette

So I totally lived a queer cliche last night. I went to Bette Midler at SAP Center. Yes… I know. Two gay boys, flaming out to the Divine Miss M. It was wonderful. He and I grabbed Japanese tapas, had a few cocktails to celebrate the evening and then sat through 2 hours of wonderful. […]

May 26

The Bond Files: Information on Omega and James Bond Watches

Originally posted on Book & Quote Monster:
Ten Things to Know about Omega by WatchTime Omega is a well-known brand which has associations with NASA, Olympics and James Bond etc.It has the Speedmaster, Seamaster and Constellation collections etc. What’s in a Name? In 1903, the company changed name from Louis Brandt & Frere to Omega…

May 25

The Bond Files: Why the spy movie genre is stronger than ever

May 24

The name’s Bond, James Bond

May 23

Film review: Spectre is the Bond of Bonds

Originally posted on Cafethinking:
It’s a couple of months now since Spectre burst on to our cinema screens. Like a firework it blazed bright but its light has since been dimmed in comparison to the latest Star Wars epic. (Actually, I think that Spectre and The Force Awakens have quite a lot in common but…

May 19

Bond….Next Bond??

Originally posted on fashioneaternomad:
There has been a lot of noise recently regarding the hotly anticipated 4th instalment of Daniel Craig taking on the reigns of Britain’s most legendary MI6 Agent, James Bond in Spectre. The release is always matched by a host of questions: How will the iconic theme song sound? (performed by the…