Insider’s View into Hollywood with “White Frog”

“And…it’s a wrap!”* I just spent the better part of three days on set for WHITE FROG, a small independent film from Quentin Lee. My Production Assistant duties gave me the opportunity to observe every aspect of the filming process.  Everyone in this city – where we’re so obsessed with Hollywood and celebrity culture – … Continue reading

*BLOG / Latin American / Mexican / MUSIC

Café Tacvba Celebrates 20th Anniversary With “Seguir Siendo”

I squinted at the small TV, trying to figure out what to make of the enthusiastic, eccentric performers on the screen.   The small guy with the nasaly voice wearing an image of large breasts on his t-shirt.   The slender pianist who paused his playing to raise his arms and do a dance from the torso … Continue reading


Story of Japanese Americans in WWII: Recorded + Corrected

In 1981 Visual Communications videotaped the Los Angeles hearings of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians – all twenty six hours of the proceedings. Today, with the support of the National Coalition for Redress and Reparations, that footage is available on DVD. It would appear that others also understand the importance of keeping a truthful record of our country’s history. Even if it comes decades late.
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