April, 2008

  • April 18, 2008 • Wine | Epicurea| Sonoma • Views: 145

    Ribbons of Film, Rivers of Wine

    Our fair hamlet Sonoma, whose nightlife in my experience often pairs well with Sleepytime Tea, was transformed into a bustling micropolis fueled by booze and cinema spilled by the 11th Sonoma Valley Film Festival last week. The fest’s...

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  • April 18, 2008 • Culture Dept. • Views: 126

    The Name/Fame Game

    Neither a celebrity nor a baby, Daedalus Howell nonetheless chats up Neil Street of the Celebrity Baby Names Blog about names, fame and newborns....

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  • April 16, 2008 • Wine | Epicurea| Sonoma • Views: 161

    Screening Room of the Damned

    The studio had sunk what amounted to the Christmas bonus of its below-the-line staff into the picture – a picture that consisted only of found-footage of a slaughterhouse cut with a Suicide Girl twisting the knobs of an Etch-A-Sketch...

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  • April 9, 2008 • Wine | Epicurea| Sonoma • Views: 257

    What Dreams May Come

    Lennon’s ode to being unconscious, “I’m Only Sleeping,” is my present anthem. “Please don’t wake me, no don’t shake me, leave me where I am – I’m only sleeping.” Words to live by. The B-side on this pajama playlist is...

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  • April 8, 2008 • Interviews • Views: 385

    Joe Mantegna Says It’s So

    A critically-lauded and much beloved veteran of stage and screen, the devilishly dapper Joe Mantegna has worked with such luminaries as David Mamet, Woody Alley and Francis Ford Coppola. His film Elvis and Anadelle plays the 11th Annual...

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  • April 8, 2008 • Wine | Epicurea| Sonoma • Views: 187

    Nomaville hits 100

    It was two years ago this week that I began on this odyssey called Nomaville. One hundred columns later, I’m happily back where I started, as I am every week – gazing into a blank screen, but somehow confident that, come press time,...

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  • April 6, 2008 • Culture Dept. • Views: 163


    Video entertainments made for FilmArt3....

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  • April 6, 2008 • Culture Dept. • Views: 151

    R&H Educational Films

    A suite of 1950s (style) educational films written and directed by Daedalus Howell and Jerry Rapp for Hypnotic. Aired on Showtime....

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  • April 6, 2008 • Culture Dept. • Views: 205


    Two guys sneak off a tourist tram onto a Hollywood back lot and live there while pursuing their three picture deal. Developed with Fremantle Media and the Sundance Channel....

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  • April 3, 2008 • Wine | Epicurea| Sonoma • Views: 171

    Calling in Sick

    I have the plague. I’m not sure where I inhaled it, but it’s burrowed deep into the tissues of my lungs and inspires a cacophonous hack anytime I think too ardently about the sea, turn nine degrees leftward, read the word “crème...

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