Sunday, June 15, 2008
...is French for doll- or loosely "love doll".
Yesterday my husband and I discussed a trip to Paris and Monaco in September (my birthday). While in Monaco though, my husband will be attending a horribly dull insurance thingie. Just so you guys know- my husband works for a private hedge fund as an investor. He specializes in financial institutions. Anywhoo he will be very busy and almost totally unavailable while in Monte Carlo. Which is fine with me, because I'll have my camera and a credit card. Besides, we will be staying at the hotel that was in "Oceans 13" starring the delicious George Clooney...
mmm.....George Clooney. Who my husband bears a resemblance to. In fact my husband looks like the love child of Steve Carell and George Clooney. Think about that for a second. He's fucking hot- my husband.
Whoops!! Back to the French.
I am excited to go back to Monte Carlo with my camera. Monte Carlo is where Helmut Newton lived, and loved life. Mr. Newton is of king like status to me. Hell, I would go as far as saying Helmut Newton has a Godlike status, but I am sure you would all think I'm nuts!!! Well, not only was Helmut a fucking photographic genius- he absolutely adored poupees (dolls), but best of all...
...he LOVED RealDolls™!!!!!
I find this uncanny, because I was recently contacted by a lovely woman named Sandra. It turns out Sandra is from a new French magazine called "Park". Somehow, they stumbled across the Realdoll website. Enjoyed my photos, and decided to run a story on my art (I told you I love the French). They're so open minded and have such a zest for the arts...even mine!! I am beyond flattered!!! I am aware that magazines can drop a story at anytime, as evidenced by "Playboy" magazine (which has been sitting on my stuff for a little over a year). But because "Park" magazine is from Paris, I think they will actually run the story.
Cross your fingers for me. After what I am now referring to as, "Amy-Gate '08" (the Amy incident, I sort of blogged about a couple of weeks ago) I need the happy news!!!
Oh, and Happy Fathers Day! Just in case any dads happen to read this shit....
*the above photo is my RealDoll™ Ashley Anderson (face 16, body 7).