Joshua Gizelt (swashbuckler332) wrote,
Joshua Gizelt
swashbuckler332

"It shoots through schools."

Dan moved from Jackson Heights in Queens to Park Slope Brooklyn on Wednesday. Normally rain is the bane of a moving day, but it was so hot and muggy that the cool summer rain was actually quite refreshing. His new place is really nice, and I think that I'll be spending quite a bit of time in his neighborhood now.

When clearing out Dan's apartment, we found my boom that I had brought over for the first shoot of The Early Mixes. This was not a manufactured boom but rather one that I improvised myself out of a metal rod and a clamp. We never ended up using it, preferring instead to keep the microphone on a stand, which actually ended up being much more advantageous when cutting together the footage. I was nevertheless going to take the boom home with me when I left Dan's.

I picked up the boom and was holding it like a spear, when lightning flashed. I thought, "Ah, dramatic backlighting!" while Dan's girlfriend Melissa thought "Josh is going to go outside in a thunderstorm holding a lightning rod." I may very well owe my life to her right now!

I am currently hoping that the weather clears up in time for the New York Mets/Arizona Diamondbacks game at CitiField tonight!


I'm checking out Superman: Doomsday. Kal-El should keep the long hair.

Meme yoinked from Arete:

Goofy questions, writing your own response, and tag other victims. You have to tag me so really you just need to tag more people. If I tagged you, it's because I want to know more about you - but not in a creepy stalker kind of way.

To do this, go to “notes” under tabs on your profile page, paste these instructions in the body of the note, type your title as "Getting to know each other!", tag 25 people including me (tagging is done in the right hand corner of the app) then click publish.


(I don't tag; if you want to take it, take it)

  1. What time did you get up this morning? 6:00 A.M.

  2. How do you like your steak? Rare.

  3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

  4. What is your favorite TV show? If I had to choose, it would probably be The Twilight Zone.

  5. If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be? A hovering deluxe apartment complex like the ones depicted in The Jetsons.
  6. What did you have for breakfast? Coffee, turkey and cheese croissant and an apricot rugelach.

  7. What is your favorite cuisine? I couldn't choose because I like different things at different times, but I do enjoy Italian, Indian, Thai, Korean, Mexican, French…

  8. What foods do you dislike? Coconut as a dessert (I like coconut curry), pineapple, beer.

  9. Favorite Place to Eat? My parents' house.

  10. Favorite dressing? Bleu cheese.

  11. What kind of vehicle do you drive? A Nissan Sentra known throughout the galaxy as The Executor.

  12. What are your favorite clothes? T-shirts, shorts and sandals in the summer. T-shirt, bomber jacket, jeans and shoes in the winter.

  13. Where would you visit if you had the chance? Space!

  14. Cup 1/2 empty or 1/2 full? No, I ordered a rum and coke with lemon.

  15. Where would you want to retire? Somewhere quiet.

  16. Favorite time of day? Nighttime.

  17. Where were you born? Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

  18. What is your favorite sport to watch? Baseball, I guess. I like watching soccer sometimes too.

  19. Who do you think will not tag you back? I don't believe in obligating people that way.

  20. Person you expect to tag you back first? Can we get off this topic please?

  21. Who are you most curious about their responses to this? Anybody who is interested.

  22. Bird watcher? Nah.

  23. Are you a morning person or a night person? Night person all the way!

  24. Do you have any pets? No, although I would love to have some.

  25. Any new and exciting news you'd like to share? There is indeed new and exciting news, but I am not presently at liberty to divulge it.

  26. What did you want to be when you were little? A doctor. Then I found out how gross that job could be.

  27. What is your best childhood memory? Waking up the day after my family's Chanukah party when my mom had gotten me the Millennium Falcon action playset.

  28. Are you a cat or dog person? Cats.

  29. Are you married? No.

  30. Always wear your seat belt? Absolutely.

  31. Been in a car accident? Yes I have.

  32. Any pet peeves? Stupidity, bad spelling and grammar.

  33. Favorite Pizza Toppings? Fresh garlic!

  34. Favorite Flower? Why is this question on every survey.

  35. Favorite ice cream? Some variation of chocolate.

  36. Favorite fast food restaurant? Boston Market

  37. How many times did you fail your driver's test? Twice.

  38. Which store would you choose to max out your credit card? I don't believe in credit.

  39. Do anything spontaneous lately? No.

  40. Like your job? Sometimes.

  41. Broccoli? With garlic!

  42. What was your favorite vacation? Destination wedding in the Bahamas.

  43. Last person you went out to dinner with? cookie_girl

  44. What are you listening to right now? Superman: Doomsday.

  45. What is your favorite color? Blue

  46. How many tattoos do you have? None. I've never seen an image that I was interested in having permanently emblazoned upon my flesh.

  47. How many are you tagging for this quiz? Nobody, I don't do that sort of thing.

  48. What time did you finish this quiz? 12:18 P.M.

  49. Coffee Drinker? Yes, I'm actually something of a coffee snob.
Tags: executor, filmmaking, food, harry potter, memes, superman, the early mixes
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