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Posts Tagged ‘Frank’

Brad Pitt Dons a Hard Hat For Global Green

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We know, we know, Paris Hilton buying architecture books and now this? But our dear Brad Pitt, lover of this Frank and that Frank has long been a fixture in our UnBeige pages. A few months ago we alluded to the fact that Brangelina would be moving to New Orleans to supervise the Global Green sustainable housing initiative. And today, in the sweltering August heat, with that damp white t-shirt clinging ever so slightly to his sticky pectoral muscles, it looks like he’s doing a great job.

Lots more shots of Pitt looking extremely helpful at Splash.

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Getting Soaked At SXSW

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After our Frank moment, we splashed across the street to carouse with our interactive cohorts in a reunion of sorts. We slugged Stellas and watched drenched co-eds come in from the rain with Khoi Vinh (Mr. Subtraction) and Jim Coudal (aka Steve’s Day Job Daddy), who had just dined with Helvetica director Gary Hustwit. Metropolis/Wired editor Andrew Blum and Daylife’s Liz Danzico bailed early after their panel-participating duties. John Gruber gave wistful advice for Microsoft and extolled the wonders of emollients. Media Temple‘s Chris Leu and Apple‘s Michael Lopp bought the drinks (thanks…and, we’ll see you guys again tonight, right?).

Chris Fahey showed up later with an extra-long umbrella which we stared at enviously as the gutters began to overflow. After waiting 30-plus minutes for the rain to let up so we could walk the three blocks home, we gave up and hailed a cab. Best $2.00 we’ve ever spent.