Tag: documentary

April 18, 2014

Feast your eyes on General Tso

Surely you’ve heard of General Tso’s Chicken… In fact you’ve probably ordered it before. The fried boneless chicken in a sweet and spicy sauce, found in Chinese restaurants across the United States…  I’ll admit it was one of my favorites growing up. mmm I have since moved onto more authentic Chinese dishes: dan dan noodles, xiao long bao, char siu bao…ever since I found out that…

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November 4, 2012

the Eye has to Travel

Both Maggie Prescott in 1957’s Funny Face and the hilariously ridiculous Miss Maxwell in William Klein’s Qui êtes vous, Polly Maggoo? were inspired by Diana Vreeland Who is Diana Vreeland? I didn’t really know, but I did hear how she had once famously said, “There’s only one very good life and that’s the life you know you want and you make it yourself.” So in an attempt…

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