(my all time favourite actress)
i remained committed to the small cinema for about five years. i refused all commercial offers. around 1977-78, the small cinema movement started picking up and they needed names. i was unceremoniously dropped from a couple of projects. this was a very subtle thing but it affected me a lot. i told myself that here i am and i have not bothered to make money. i have turned down big commercial offers because of my commitment to small cinema and what have i got in return? if they want names i'll make a name for myself. so i started and took whatever came my way. - #smitapatil
The guy who founded jungle jim’s international market in cincinnati has chosen in-store signage as a medium for self-portraiture. the gusto he brings to these signs is impressive & amusing, like the store itself. a marilyn monroe mannequin hovers without explanation in the wine department. the meat & cheese counter, one of america’s largest, handed us three free slices of jamon iberico de bellota ($119.99/lb) to taste. all we had to do was heed the “don’t be 🐔, ask for a sample” signs. you can buy a pint of beer and shop the humongous sprawl while you drink. (take a note, groceries of san francisco.) there’s also a kombucha bar that doubles as a display case for shiny rocks & energy crystals. i wanted to buy something and happened on a bag of mirch masala–brand madras mix, a snack @cantaloupealone introduced me to in queens ten years ago. (still cheap, still good, great find.) outside, a secondhand monorail encircles the complex. its train sits frozen in the sky most of the time, but you can book it for a special occasion.