December 12, 2013
I lost a day somewhere, or gained one. Thought today was the 13th. Yesterday was a blur. Had lunch with Marshall Trimble and our temporary town manager Rodney Glassman at the Adobe in the Biltmore. Sat outside, beautiful day. Afterwards motored over to the Dan The Man's studio for a full afternoon of layout and graphics for our joint project "The 66 Kid." In addition to layout and spreads we worked on cover comps building from these…Continue
Posted on December 12, 2013 at 2:20pm — 3 Comments
December 12, 12013
If you thought the recent Emmy win was a fluke, check this out. Back in 1974 The Razz Revue crew received an extra big Oscar at Old Tucson Studios for "a record number of attempts at trying to be humorous." I believe the old record was 12.
Posted on December 11, 2013 at 10:39am — 2 Comments
December 10, 2013
True West landed on the front page of the Tombstone Epitaph yesterday. Good article by Carlos Herrera on The Town Too Tough to Die finally making our Top Ten Towns list. To head: "About Dang Time!" Ha.
Dan The Man and I attended a couple of bizarre meetings today. One of them twice. Drove down into the Beast and landed at Channel 8 but we were told our meeting had been cancelled because our host was out sick. Had a meeting…Continue
Posted on December 10, 2013 at 5:32pm
December 9, 2013
Working late tonight. Talking to Stuart Rosebrook about assignments in March. He is all over it. We're on a roll. The big Fountain-Garrett assassination package (12 pages!) went to the printer this morning. Final corrections that is. The rest of the magazine went out last Thursday.
So I have been trying to find photo reference for Floyd Cisney's Arizona Highway Patrol car which he drove in the late fifties. I remember that it was…Continue
Posted on December 9, 2013 at 5:50pm — 3 Comments
December 6, 2013
I have been using a Franklin Daytimer since 1994—almost 20 years. This morning Kathy asked me if I wanted a refill for 2014 and I had to admit I rarely use it anymore because my iPhone has all the information I need. It even reminds me that I have a speech tomorrow, the time, and a map. How can you compete with that? Poor guys—Franklin—I feel for them.
Posted on December 6, 2013 at 2:55pm — 4 Comments