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G@tto: On SALE in South Sardinia

February 28, 2009

Too Late for the Métallos' Snack Party !

Aaarrgh !
There was nothing left, no snacks, no live graphs or performance...
Just a few pics
for a little slideshow...


The music is "Trop Tard" [Too Late], from 'Ali Baba' album by Chute Libre.
(see previous post).

February 26, 2009

L'Atlas & Thom-Thom Live at Les Métallos...


... on Saturday 28th - 3/7 pm !

(Photo G@tto)
94, rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud, Paris XI
M° Couronnes - Bus # 96 - Vélib # 11032

L'Atlas and Thom-Thom

A Métallos/LeMur Snack Party
around a Live Counter-Performance !

(Photo G@tto)

February 24, 2009

Eating Thai with a new hat on your head ?

Why not ? You can do it in rue Caffarelli, Paris III.

- First you go to # 8, at Axes et Soirs and try a few berets,
bibis, caps and capelines.
- Make your choice.

- Wear your hat and go just a bit farer, to # 18...

and here you are at Mme Shawn's !

Hold tight your hat, what happens next could bowl you over,
believe me... although I prefer Thao-Ly's thai soups !


February 23, 2009

Back to the Disco Dance.

Caroline Phillips, Californian & Mixel Ducau, Basque, mostly known
as Bidaia, and
five other musicians (I don't personally know), all
Disco-music nostalgics, created DiscoBalls... now on MySpace.

Band Members :
- Caroline PHILLIPS, singer - Patrice "Watson" DUMORA, singer - Mixel DUCAU, guitar
- Hervé CAMPAGNA, bass - Claude CELLAN, drums - Xabi LEON, keyboards - Christophe
ITHURRITZE, keyboards and vocoder.

Influences :
Abba, Patti Labelle, Patrick Hernandez, Earth wind and fire, Kool & the gang, Lipps inc, Rose
Royce, Gloria Gaynor, Barry White, Kiss, Village people, Boney M, KC & the Sunshine Band,
Carl Douglas, Sylvester, Giorgio Moroder, Cerrone, Patrick Juvet, the Bee Gees, Rod Stewart,
Sister Sledge, Chic, Imagination,
Dalida, Gibson brothers... and so on...

For Hyena Men Aficionados...

Two more shots...

- the first one, by Andy Esiebo, from his LightStalkers' gallery

- and the other one from Reuters

Published by The Telegraph/Pictures of the year.

Back to the original successfull picture...
(see also Andy's 2008 Paris exhibition)

February 21, 2009

Guess who's stealing...

... our pics on the net ?

This guy !

He just feeds his site with our pictures - mostly from Planet Earth Daily Photo
and Flickr, says you can click on them to be redirected to the author's page,

(pretending he's a full time geek) but... nothing !

- No author's credit
- No backlinks

You can follow the whole "affair" on a Flickr discussion started by Rimawa/PEDP.

The guy's also a domains thief, so watch out !
See here & there.
Yours faithfull,

February 20, 2009

Click Daily for Hungry Pets !

The Animal Rescue Site has not enough daily clicks to meet quota of getting free food
donated every day http://migre.me/2ap Please RT !


The Animal Rescue Site

The OMPP site is far from its million target...
so ask your pet to feature at One Million Pet Pics...
as Pets' Ambassador !


Thank you,


February 16, 2009

Nigeria - A good Point.

Good news concerning Emeka Asiwe and Jonathan Elendu.

The publishers were arrested late last year for the radical views expressed on
their news sites and have been forced to remain in the country till date against
their will.
They have both incurred extra-budgetary expenses running into millions of naira
as their one-week visit to Nigeria was stretched into months by the SSS.

We know since early this morning that Nigerian political blogger
Emeka Asiwe (HuHu-OnLine) could finally leave Nigeria
but, at that moment, his
destination was kept secret for safety reasons.

Last update coming now from
Nigerian Curiosity is "Asiwe landed in London at
Heathrow airport this afternoon. He was held up by security due to a tip off from
Nigeria's SSS. Thankfully, he was released and allowed to go on his way".

Another good new is that Jonathan Elendu (ElenduReports) could
recently retrieve his passport
. Hope next step will be a flight back home in Michigan.

On Today's HuHu-OnLine you can read :
- Mr. Asiwe pursues N500Million Damages Against SSS (State Security Service),
as SSS releases seized items, moves to settle out-of-court.
- Mr. Elendu has slammed a N 1 billion suit against the SSS for his illegal arrest,
detention and seizure of his travel papers, laptop and cell phone. Advances have
been made by the SSS to reach a comfortable out-of-court compromise with Mr.
(more on site).

"Belleville Story" movie set in Griset.

February 16/18 - arte/Gloria Films shooting the end of "Belleville Story"
on the roof of the Griset's Eiffel building... where Mr Zhu finally sees the
Eiffel tower, before he dies.

directed by Arnaud Malherbe.
* (click on post's title for more infos).
The birth of a friendship amid
the clashes between rival gangs
in Paris' Belleville


[Diffusion le 26 mars 2010 - 20:35].

Nice joke from the web... Lol !

Last night, my friend and I were sitting in the living
room and I said to her :
"I never want to live in a vegetative state, dependent
on some machine and fluids from a bottle.
If that ever happens, just pull the plug".

She got up, unplugged the computer, and threw out
my wine.

She's such a bitch...

Hearken ! PPG is 2 Years Old.

Yep, 2 years and 296 posts - today's included.

Thanks for the flowers, G@tto !

February 15, 2009

The Orbital Debris or...

... the biggest earth's trash, but it is so beautiful !
Approximately 95% of the objects in these illustrations are orbital debris, not functional
satellites. The dots represent the current location of each item. The orbital debris dots
are scaled according to the image size of the graphic to optimize their visibility and are
not scaled to Earth. These images provide a good visualization of where the greatest
orbital debris populations exist.

1 - LEO images - LEO stands for low Earth orbit and is the region of space within 2,000 km of the Earth's surface.
It is the most concentrated area for orbital debris.

2 - GEO polar images - generated from a vantage point above the north pole, showing the concentrations of objects
in LEO and in the geosynchronous region.

Have a look at some recovered objects from the space and from now on protect your skull !

Orbital Debris Research :


February 14, 2009

Some Vitelotte potatoes, for a change.

Originally from Peru and Bolivia, Vitelotte is cultivated in France
since 1850 as a gourmet delicacy. In Germany it also known as
Truffle Potato.
This very rare, high valued and expensive potato variety tastes
as amazing as it looks. It is perfect for boiling, chips and salads.

Tonight they've been boiled and mashed, adding butter and milk
cream to obtain an excellent purée I'm planning to savour with
a few python
's rounds !
Yours faithfull,

Help yourself...

Only because it is Valentine's Day...

you are allowed to pick one of my cinnamon candies,
Just one !

February 13, 2009

Shitty poster on Le Mur

On February 12th, RERO declared...

"I'd have preferred a blanc wall rather than this shitty poster..."

... (Rero's site)

February 11, 2009

February 10, 2009

Paris Tweets with the First Twestival !

On a "charity water" project...

a World Wide Twestival
on February the 12th

with Twitter

You too, Tweet aloud with the 1st Paris Twestival !
... and help to drill new wells for people
who lack access to clean and safe drinking water.

Paris Tweets at the Hard Rock Café
14, rue Montmartre, Paris IX.
(organizer : "we are social").

200+ cities around the world will be hosting Twestivals bringing
together local Twitter communities for an evening of fun as well
raising money and awareness for charity: water.
Twestival.fm is a global online music project in association with
Twestival aiming o raise an additional
$20,000 USD for charity.
(check your city here).

February 09, 2009

Portrait in an Italian garden.

"Teenagers on a red table".
(G@tto's Archives)

February 04, 2009

Réservé aux Musicos Parisiens...

... habitant Paris ou environs
(pour raisons de logistique).

Excellent état et insonorisation parfaite.

Des amis déménagent à l'étranger et la cabine
une complication supplémentaire,
surtout qu'elle est trop grande pour leur futur
appartement. Ils ont donc décidé de s'en séparer...

Achetée 10,000 €, elle sera revendue 4,000.

Si vous étes musicien, vous savez déjà qu'il
est impossible
de répéter chez-soi sans avoir
de problème avec ses voisins, à moins d'habiter
une maison entourée d'un grand
parc, ce qui est
rare en ville.

Détails de l'annonce et contact ici !

Too late... sold to a drummer on Feb 15th !

February 02, 2009

Mao at the new Saatchi Gallery.

The new Saatchi gallery in Chelsea, London, (click on title) opened
in October 2008
in a Georgian building ( 70,000sq ft, 15 gallery spaces).
Chinese contemporary art was on center stage for the opening show.

An average of 5,200 people a day for the Saatchi's exibition
"The Revolution Continues", in London.

Portrait of Mao,
Qiu Jie, 2007
(Photos David Levene)

Well, I confess I've posted this for some feline reasons, but you
can continue your visit here...

and/or take a look at the current exhibition (Jan30/May 6) :
"New Art from the Middle East"

Ghosts, Kader Attia
(photo Toby Melville/Reuters)

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