Background

A Pool Hustler's Daughter grows up in subterranean America. She dreams big, hustles daily and loves her Daddy. With empathy, fascination and grace she navigates and inhabits every tier of society; sees beauty and hope and magic in all things; respects and lives by the "mitzvah."
A Pool Hustler's Daughter calculates the trifecta payout at the racetrack, hides money on three parts of her body, has an arsenal of "Uncles," and keeps a baseball bat by the front door. She values friendship, loyalty and experiences over "things." Like her father, she seeks to learn "The secrets of the universe" and believes "Life ain't on the square." She applauds the self-made and those who learn to "overcome" their circumstances. Her door is always open for a sofa to sleep on, a hot meal, or an eager listener for a life story.
























Friday, February 17, 2012

Dear Kate Winslet, or Stop Kate Winslet's American Accent Now! Rant

Dear Kate Winslet, or Stop Kate Winslet's American Accent Now!

Dear Kate Winslet: Your American accent is like hearing nails scratch across a chalkboard. Why so angry, nasal and pompous? #stoptryingsohard

Dear Kate Winslet: Do you hate American women or are you jealous of them? You only choose miserable and awful American female roles. #littlechildrenlaundryroomanalouch

Dear Kate Winslet: Do you have a deviated septum? Is that what's behind your Katherine Hepburn gone transgender American accent? Why don't you try copying Zooey Deschanel's voice instead? #Zooeysoundslikeababybird

Dear Kate Winslet: Does Leonardo DiCaprio mind that you are constantly trying to stick your tongue down his throat at awards ceremonies?

Dear Kate Winslet: #siblingsdontfrenchkiss

Dear Kate Winslet: Stop making American women look so cold, sexually repressed and vapid with facial ticks. You've got us Yanks sooo wrong! And stop watching Woody Allen films!

Dear Kate Winslet: Your character should have never made it off the boat in Titanic alive. I need those three hours back.

Dear Kate Winslet: I like you best face down, mouth closed getting banged by Guy Pearce from behind in Mildred Pierce. #stopkatewinsletsamericanaccentnow

Dear Kate Winslet: I only watched ninety minutes of Titanic, not three hours. I lied. #scaredofdrowning

Dear Kate Winslet: And I'm actually jealous of the whole Guy Pearce thing. Not same since LA Confidential or Hedwig, oops I meant Priscilla.

Dear Kate Winslet: Did you really think Revolutionary Road would make a great date movie? Little Children?

Dear Kate Winslet: No chemistry with Jack Black in The Holiday. None. And he's like...fat and jolly. Like Santa. No chemistry with Santa.

Dear Kate Winslet: Great job on Flushed Away. Seriously. My favorite performance.

Dear Kate Winslet: I actually liked Russell Crowe better than Guy Pearce in LA Confidential. With a crew cut Russell looks like a Bull Dog. I like the Bull Dog look. And guys named Bud. I drink a lot of Bud Light(with a lime.)

Dear Kate Winslet: Hope you enjoyed fleecing our American mortgage system for cheap prime NYC Real Estate.

Dear Kate Winslet: Are you really honored just to be nominated in the same category as Meryl Streep, or do you really want to eat her face off like a Preying Mantis?

Dear Kate Winslet: Are you secretly a Preying Mantis under those curves or a Battlestar Gallactica type Cylon sent to infiltrate and take over Holllywood and make all of us your slaves?

Dear Kate Winslet: If you had to choose between Meryl Streep and Leonardo DiCaprio to go on the lifeboat with you, who would you leave to die?

Dear Kate Winslet: Did you in fact set up an MI-5 style surveillance system at Leonardo DiCaprio's Malibu bachelor pad?

Dear Kate Winslet: Speaking of BBC's Spooks/MI-5, can you get me a date with Rupert Penry-Jones or Peter Firth? All of you Brits know one another, correct? England is really only the size of Staaten Island, correct?

Dear Kate Winslet: I'm just jealous you were in a Charlie Kaufman film. And you've won like fifty awards. And Leo's “like” your brother.

Dear Kate Winslet: Does a sister nearly asphyxiate their “like my brother” with their ample bosom?

Dear Kate Winslet: Do you sleep in a meat locker at home or is your cold blood genetic?

Dear Kate Winslet: How much of a stretch was the Nazi thing?

Dear Kate Winslet: When's the next film with “like your brother” Leonardo DiCaprio coming out? Does he return your calls? Texts? Been there.

Dear Kate Winslet: Is there a time limit on the length of your smile before you implode?

Dear Kate Winslet: Are you in fact one of the X-men? A mutant? Do you live in a country castle with a wheelchair bound James McAvoy Professor X? Is your "special power" not perfecting an American accent? Do you hate Meryl Streep because she is always so good at perfecting accents? Does Magneto aka Michael Fassbender live in the castle with you? Does he wear pants? Can you ask him not to, and please invite me over?

Dear Kate Winslet: Do you channel Woody Allen's Husbands and Wives when you do American female neurotic? And the accent? The abject unhappiness?

Dear Kate Winslet: Are you still bitter about an American actress landing Bridget Jones Diary? Do you owe Colin Firth money?

Dear Kate Winslet: Are you ever happy? Warm? Do you always wear Burberry and/or have a lip snarl?

Dear Kate Winslet: Did you in fact murder Emma Thompson? Is she buried in your back yard? I haven't seen her in any movies where she is not in disguise in many years. Did you enjoy kicking her off her high horse?

Dear Kate Winslet: If I show up at your house at three pm are you obligated by law to serve me tea and shortbread?

Dear Kate Winslet: Have you ever shared a cup of Earl Grey tea aboard The Enterprise with Captain Jean-Luc Picard? I mean, with Patrick Stewart? Or is he really Professor X?

Dear Kate Winslet: Stop hiding your Cockney accent in the Queen's English! Michael Caine ratted you out.

Dear Kate Winslet: Will you please star in my film so you can portray an unhappy, cold, sexually repressed woman...with an American accent? I want an Oscar, or at the very least an Independent Spirit Award. I heard you can wear flip flops to that one.

Goosebump Goddess

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