SupaDudz Memorial Profile Pic Pick o' the Week: Oh.No.No.32- GONDOLA RIDE W/ GUY PEARCE

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Sup’s slackin. 

So I’m volunteering @ this film festival this weekend & I’m taking the gondola out to free parking.  It’s a really cool 2 mile transport over a ski mountain in 3 sections. I’ve never taken it at night before but it is awesome.  It’s very dark and quiet and the stars are out in their millions. If you stare long 
enough you get that feeling like Starship Earth. 

At the halfway point, this really sexy, sharp dressed couple comes out of Allred’s- a fancy restaurant on the landing and jumps on followed by Guy Pearce. From their conversation, it’s clear the other guy is also a film actor but i couldn’t make him. This other guy is talking  about underwater work and how he’s scared of  heights and he’s afraid the gondola is going to get stuck & sure enough,  a minute or two later  the gondola shudders to a halt for five or six minutes.  We’re trying to distract & comfort the guy a little & talked about how beautiful the sky was, and Pearce talked about a Billy Bragg American train song album and how he should make a gondola album.  Willem Dafoe’s here. Martin Scorsese. Saw Ken Burns speak.  I’m not sure I’m cool enough to be at  this festival.  Saw “The Aeronauts” which was excellent and watched “The Right Stuff” in a little outdoor park. 

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She speaks

To-morrow, if a harp-string, say,

Is used to tie the jasmine back

That overfloods my room with sweets,
        
Contrive your Zorzi somehow meets

My Zanze! If the ribbon’s black,

The Three are watching: keep away!

 
Your gondola—let Zorzi wreathe

A mesh of water-weeds about
        
Its prow, as if he unaware

Had struck some quay or bridge-foot stair!

That I may throw a paper out

As you and he go underneath.

 
There ’s Zanze’s vigilant taper; safe are we.
        
Only one minute more to-night with me?

Resume your past self of a month ago!

Be you the bashful gallant, I will be

The lady with the colder breast than snow.

Now bow you, as becomes, nor touch my hand
        
More than I touch yours when I step to land.

Just say, “All thanks, Siora!”—

        Heart to heart

And lips to lips! Yet once more, eye we part,

Clasp me and make me thine, as mine thou art!
        
 
He is surprised, and stabbed

It was ordain’d to be so, sweet!—and best

Comes now, beneath thine eyes, upon thy breast.

Still kiss me! Care not for the cowards! Care

Only to put aside thy beauteous hair

My blood will hurt! The Three, I do not scorn
        
To death, because they never liv’d: but I

Have liv’d indeed, and so—(yet one more kiss)—can die!



From In a Gondola by Robert Browning
 

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There's a light on in your house but no one's home, no one to come out and play 
Afterglow from an aircraft as it disappears, a shooting star making it's way 
You know that I love you. The room you use. Your heart, your hands to design 
I'll absorb your finale as it lines you up to press out the last of your light 

There's a way to find connection if a fuse has burned and we seem to be drifting apart
As the cell conversation finds in the end we're defensively holding our hearts
In the hills of Mondolkiri where the dust is long and red
Isolation's hard to score from elusive direction
I'll think of you but the world's not the same anymore

The ugliness of ignorance. Illumination's gone
The emptiness we lean against, I'll never take it on


With all we buy to justify holding on too tight
Define your muse, declare your love
And thank your lucky stars for light

Torch the great undecided and instigate a method to form a new prize
With a shadow behind us the sun it appears to expose our useless disguise
An addiction to frustration, an awkward cause to eliminate light from the field
It's not a secret operation or a charity, just a habit I can't seem to yield

The ugliness of ignorance. Illumination's gone
The emptiness we lean against, I'll never take it on
With all we buy to justify holding on too tight
Define your muse, declare your love
And thank your lucky stars for light

-Guy Pearce

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Other fest hi-lites so far:

Adam Sandler asks me for coffee & gives peace sign

Alice Walton saying “well my name is Alice Walton, if that means anything to you “ and nobody knew who she was. 

Bill Gates playing foosball in the New Sheridan Hotel Bar.

Lucas Hedges changing his shirt in front of me

Barry Scheck complaining because we were out of La Croix

Chatting for hours with Robert Shaw’s daughter

Standing in the wings with Kelvin Harrison Jr and Sterling K Brown as their movie “Waves” premieres- there’s an early locker room scene w/ Harrison and as his naked ass appears on camera Brown reaches down and grabs Harrison’s ass and laughs. 
 
Just saw Ford v Ferrari in a special sound presentation: Mr Dolby himself comes on stage and says this is best audio experience you will ever have in a movie andthe movie is 60s race cars @ Le Mans so yeah, spectacular.

spotted: Rene Zellweger, Antonio Banderas, Scarlet Johansson, Adam Driver





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I was gonna do it monday the true start to the week
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Ken Burns said, “please call me Ken”. Watched the ‘60s episode of his new documentary about country music- Johnny Cash, Charlie Pride, Loretta Lynn, Merle Haggard.  Ken Burns is a national treasure. 


Saw “The Two Popes” which is superb- Anthony Hopkins & Jonathan Pryce. 

Went to to the after after party out at this fancy resort but I was definitely not cool enough to sustain that scene- $20 dollar tennis shoes and no product in my hair.