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Occupy Oak Flat asks Obama to declare site a national monument

Tonto National Forest One executive action most conservatives hate is the establishment of a national monument, which the president can do without congressional approval. He/She marks out some land on a map, declares it ecologically or culturally significant, gives it a name, and signs a piece of paper prohibiting most development on the site. Show More Summary

Groot, Hodor and Chewbacca Could Be the Next Tarzan, Tonto and Frankenstein

2 months agoHumor : Topless Robot

Am I dating myself with that reference? Saturday Night Live used to team up three of the most famously inarticulate characters of pop culture to sing Christmas songs and the like; it's probably...

Peter Coffin’s Studio Playlist

For an artist whose practice is predicated on the somewhat subversive, it's no surprise that Peter Coffin would stack a playlist with Miles Davis and Kraftwerk and Tonto's Expanding Headband. "I don't have anything interesting or quotable to say about the songs I sent,” he wrote, somewhat teasingly, "They inspire... More »

Defense bill includes ill-advised Alaska and Arizona land measures

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

So what does funding for the Department of Defense have in common with Alaska's Tongass National Forest or the Tonto National Forest in Arizona?

Manchester United striker Falcao downplays ‘silly speculation’ regarding knee injury on Twitter

1 tonto especula, algunos pocos más tontos sin objetividad replican, para que millones crean mentiras.Nefasto lo de esos pocos. — Radamel Falcao (@FALCAO) November 10, 2014 Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao has defended his jaded knees on Twitter after they were the subject of stories by the likes of The Guardian. These stories claimed that […]

Back To School Week | 4 Things to Check Before Buying a New Backpack

The backpack is the cornerstone of any academic outfit. It’s your constant companion throughout the long study day – the Tonto to your Lone Ranger, the Fallout Boy to your Radioactive Man – and it will never complain, no matter… Back To School Week | 4 Things to Check Before Buying a New Backpack is a post by Alexander Gwilliam on Highsnobiety.

Friday Cat Blogging: A Man and His Cat

Art Carney with cat from movie Harry and Tonto. Tim Kreider touches upon some home truths in a recent NYT Opiniator piece, A Man and His Cat.

Don't Act Your Age - Harry, Tonto, Paul and You

At age 44, the maverick satirical filmmaker Paul Mazursky wrote and directed Harry & Tonto, chronicled an old man's unexpected late life struggle against society's selfish coercive pressures to relocate, institutionalize, and infantilize him back into a state of docile dependency. Show More Summary

Paul Mazursky 1930-2014


R.I.P. Paul Mazursky

Prolific Oscar-nominated screenwriter and director Paul Mazursky, whose films include Harry And Tonto, Bob And Carol And Ted And Alice, and Down And Out In Beverly Hills, died today in Los Angeles of pulmonary cardiac arrest. He was 84. Developing ….

TOY REVIEW: Sideshow Collectibles ‘Tonto’ 1/6th Scale Figure

9 months agoHumor : Nerd Bastards

A massive disappointment at the box office and in the minds of the majority of critics (the film has a 30% score on Rotten Tomatoes), The Lone Ranger carries with it a stain of failure that will likely never wash out. When we see or hear about that movie and anything connected to it, it […]

Business E-mail Reply Expectations? Pronto Tonto!

How soon should you expect a reply to a business e-mail? Promptly and within at least 24 hours. A company that does not respond promptly to your inquiries doesn’t “get” technology and may be difficult to deal with via e-mail moving forward. How soon should you respond to a business e-mail? As fast as you […] Read the rest here... Business E-mail Reply Expectations? Pronto Tonto!

34th Annual Razzie Awards Nominations Announced!

The Razzies celebrates summer bummers, Tonto, Lindsay Lohan and Going IndieGoGo! Next year's award ceremony will be televised. [...]

Digital geologic map of Tonto National Monument released by Park Service

Our friend Bruce Heise with the National Park Service's Geologic Resources Inventory (GRI) Team sent us a Christmas present today, announcing the completion and availability of digital geologic map coverage for Tonto National Monument (TONT). Show More Summary

Creatures you may encounter in Arizona

I was planning to write about the trip I took to the Tonto National Monument for a hike and tour of the Upper Cliff Dwelling yesterday. Due to 3 continuous days of rain and my coming down with a nasty cold, that didn’t happen and the trip was re-scheduled. You can look for that post [...]Show More Summary

The Wacky Vision Quest of Austin Powers, Tonto and Wolverine

last yearHumor : Topless Robot

No, it's not a reprised Saturday Night Live skit - just the most oddly wanna-be artful costume store commercial I've ever seen. Either that or a PSA not to sniff the grass in Nashua, New Hampsh...

5 Must See Movies by Indigenous Filmmakers

Previously I wrote about the whitewashing of Tonto in Disney’s The Lone Ranger and some of the harm done by non-Indigenous filmmakers controlling onscreen images of NDN people. One way to combat this harm is to support Indigenous filmmakers, writers and actors in their endeavors to portray our lives, the multitude ways of being Native, […]

“The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven” Turns Twenty

From: Sherman Alexie To: Jess Walter Sent: Thursday, June 20 Subject: Twentieth Anniversary “Lone Ranger and Tonto” S.A.: So I’ve been trying to write the intro to the twentieth-anniversary edition, but it feels too self-congratulatory,...Show More Summary

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