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Film: Gone Girl (and first post in a long while)


David Fincher - I have to just stop there and say he’s someone for whom I have no words to describe my admiration. What a contemporary artist and leader.

Okay - so thanks to Shannon I bought the book and then randomly was sitting with my mom (my professional hero) who was going through major reconstructive dental surgery - and I started reading it to her. I don’t know - that’s what parent’s did to for us right? Read. So I did.

I got sucked into it as did my mom. I finished it, put the book down, and I moved on.

This past week, I’ve seen 47 interviews with the main star who I have admittedly been critical of, mostly as actor - but favorable of as a director (see Gone Baby Gone - - go ahead, bookmark it now).

But late night 10/7/14 - I caught Gillian Flynn (author), David Fincher (fav. film director of my time) Affleck and Rosamund Pike on @charlierose and I. Was. Reminded.

Then I saw the film tonight and I was blown away - especially by Affleck’s generosity when speaking about the film to Charlie Rose and honoring his creative choices and his colleagues at the table. But it wasn’t that - it was Fincher + Flynn + Affleck + Pike and what drew them to the project, what gave them purpose.

I loved the book. I was compelled by the interview I mention above (the one, not the 47), I was energized by these four people coming together and speaking with such relevance to what I seek in purposeful work - my purpose, surrounded by the best people, at risk relative to conventional thinking.

But spectacular nonetheless. So, without obligation, I recommend it.

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I’m crying and laughing at the same time. Puppy in a cast.

With 15 seconds you can enjoy the view! #austin #atx

One of the most inspirational films I’ve seen in the past year - loved it! 

FIRST POSITION - Official Trailer (by IFCFilmsTube)

Austin, Texas through the lens of Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks - very cool visualization tool… via@mashable #atx #austin

File under: out-of-touch #market #researchers. Also see, when #marketing forgets how to be #human.

New addition to the home gym —- applies far beyond #fitness!

I get that this is the best Ashtanga app out there, but who approved this #art , much less the use of it as the #app icon!?

Kittehs love new bedding just like their humans. #cats #lolcats #mecanhazsheets

Yes. This is the cutest thing I’ve seen this year! #tennis #puppy cc: @usta

Let the planning begin! Thanks to @bonappetit for your support! #foodie #thanksgiving

Only. In. Austin. – View on Path.

Delicious Shishito Peppers after a record long work day. #foodie with TK at Swift’s Attic – View on Path.

If you haven’t been to Kome - you’re missing it. And even if you don’t like squid - try. It. Here.!!! with TK at Komé – View on Path.

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