Who is Visceral Response?Dina del Valle, raconteur, blabbermouth, know-it-all, collector of SAT words.
Category Archives: Random
Beautiful/Decay Artist & Design. Finding the beauty in things others may find nuisances.
McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: Ernest Hemingway, Yelper.. Entertaining randomness to end the year.
OLEK AND THE CHARGING BULL ON WALL STREET from olek on Vimeo. So she was about nine months early and I’d already seen this video months ago, but I think the added narration and Herb Alpert really elevate the idea … Continue reading
This weekend I saw Take Shelter, and while it’s a brilliant movie that I’ll review within the next few days, I wanted to take a moment to commemorate the wonder and glory of the most amazing face working in Hollywood today – Michael Shannon’s. Continue reading
Sure he’s ubiquitous, over-exposed and become quite establishment since the “Hope” poster, but I’ll always like Shepard Fairey because I like his aesthetic, agree with his politics and appreciate that he is willing to put a name and a face … Continue reading
Went down to Abbot Kinney to see the Vhils and found this poster of Dennis Hopper instead. The Vhils is great but it’s everywhere and sometimes the best stuff on Abbot Kinney has nothing to do with street art and more to do with being Abbot Kinney Continue reading
I wasn’t aware of who Swoon was (maybe I would have if I didn’t have an allergy to Banksy) when I took this photo on Traction last month. I just liked it because it was bright and happy and on a sunny day in the Arts District presented a warm counterpoint to some of the more aggressive street art that makes the Arts District in Los Angeles its own work of art. Continue reading
Dear hipsters: Stick with Rimbaud or Whitman. Because you’ll never be as cool as Richard Edson was for this brief, shining, hipster moment in 1984. Continue reading