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Offline Aloysius J. Gleek

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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #140 on: January 31, 2008, 01:13:54 pm »
New York loves Heath Ledger;

New York Magazine loves Heath Ledger. I love that it does.

So, see below: New York Magazine's weekly map of visual "taste heirarchies," sometimes snarky, sometimes spot-on. Please note, Heath himself is placed in the upper-right quadrant, very high in "High Brow," and nearly on the edge of the border of "Brilliant." (Please scroll to the right if the image is cut off in the screen.)

Ordinarily this item would go in Bettermost "news" or "magazines," but because the photo is of the 421 Broome Street Memorial, I put it here. Kudos to NYMagazine for caring--it's like a bit of a memorial itself.

(By the way, Maggie Gyllenhaal is coincidentally put on the Matrix this week for performing a reading at Symphony Space. She is also in the Upper-Right Quadrant, of course. While you're looking, please note who and where you see on the LOWest and LEFTest Quadrant, in the corner of Lowbrow and Despicable. Guess Who.)



The Approval Matrix: Week of February 4, 2008


Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.

Published Jan 27, 2008



http://nymag.com/arts/all/approvalmatrix/43297/
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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #141 on: January 31, 2008, 01:29:24 pm »


           Thanks Jim.  That is quite a diverse bit of information there.  Most interesting.  Thanks
for posting........



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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #142 on: January 31, 2008, 01:30:08 pm »
Kudos to New York8)
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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #143 on: January 31, 2008, 01:59:53 pm »
Re Maggie: I really like Miranda July's short stories.

And: the tutu for men??


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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #144 on: January 31, 2008, 02:19:20 pm »
I forgot--another Upper-Right Quadrant person in this week's New York Magazine Approval Matrix: Daniel Day-Lewis.

Very nice.

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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #145 on: January 31, 2008, 02:56:55 pm »
I forgot--another Upper-Right Quadrant person in this week's New York Magazine Approval Matrix: Daniel Day-Lewis.

I was never the hugest Daniel Day-Lewis fan (though he was terrific in Gangs of New York and I assume is also impressive in TWBB), but now he has shot up to near the upper-right-hand corner of my own personal Approval Matrix.




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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #146 on: January 31, 2008, 06:33:14 pm »
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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #147 on: January 31, 2008, 09:31:39 pm »
Thanks John.  Those tidbits from New York magazine are nice.

I find the phrase "approval matrix" really amusing.  ;D


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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #148 on: January 31, 2008, 09:33:38 pm »
I noticed someone had posted a link from IMBD to this thread - a GeorgeObliqueStrokeXR40 - well done that person!

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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #149 on: January 31, 2008, 11:26:45 pm »
Gorgeous. Deeply moving. Go:

Tribute to Heath Ledger from ennisjack.com
[youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UpwlBGFK10[/youtube]

(At the end, after the many, many stills of Heath, at 8:29, there is a short video taken during the late afternoon,
January 23, 2008, or early January 24, at the 421 Broome Street Memorial. The incidental music is beautiful.)

Thanks to ennisD, http://ennisjack.com/

And thanks, Meryl, for meeting me on Wednesday, January 23, at the Starbucks on Allen and Delancey, and our walk over to Broome Street. I'll never forget it.

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