Sunday, November 29, 2009

Harmony, it's all going to be very good one day!

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

A Streetcar Named Desire

Well, not really, but incredible footage shot from A streetcar in San Fran, here is what the YouTube description says;

"The first track from Airs' Moon Safari
album, accompanied by scenes from a video
shot from a streetcar traveling down Market Street in San Francisco in 1905.
Before the earthquake/fire of 1906 destroyed the area. Remarkable footage of the turn of the century lifestyles
in California.Made by cleaverb!
The video is CC no rights reserved.
You can download video from the . Search for
" trip down 1905 " without quotes.
I used the big 330MB(145MB mpeg) version,but you can download other formats. "

Inside My Mind Lately

What occupies my mind lately?

A List;

- Theater/Acting. To work in the theater in England preferably, I am like a jellyfish in the middle of the desert in Sweden... that's how I feel like. I need an outlet for my passion and creativity. Turns out my amazing philosophy/psychology teacher is a huge theater fan, so I've been talking to him about all things theater lately, just to have someone to talk to about it. I feel so miss-places and alone about this issue here right now.

- Cigars. Found a new joy. It really hit home the other day when I was at a friends birthday party. Me and another friend each got ourselves a cigar each and enjoyed the fuck out of em'. Mon dieu. I am going to the "cigarroom" in town in a few days, getting myself THIS package, and I can't wait to light em' up after a heavy dinner.

- New Name. I am thinking of adopting the name "Léon". For a few reasons. The first one might be the obvious one, Burak Köseoglu doesn't fly of the tongue does it? Although I love it privately of course. One of my favorite films is called "Leon", but it would be stupid to name one self after a film, but the more I thought about it the more I liked it because my greatest friend's last name is Lion (in Turkish albeit) so would be an homage to him as well.

Léon... yes why not.


- Money. I am not a person whom is too concerned about money or wealth at all. I've learned from a young age to enjoy the simple things in life and truly, the best things in life are free, as cliche as that sounds. But I need a quick can injection right about these days to move my ass to Englandland and live there for a while so I can "do my thang" there instead of here obviously. Thinking about working my arse of just to amass some cash and go, GO!

- Food & Sex. Not at the same time though, when everything is said and done you need to go home and relax don't you. You can't live in the actor's brain 24/7 that would drive you mad and do you more harm then good, enjoying things outside of that bubble is equally important. I should get myself a girlfriend who can cook, two birds in one stone. Any takers?

One day at a time.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009


I can't find the type of amateur theater that I would love to work with. I know there HAS TO BE a theater out there that provides the "I have to get into that place ASAP" factor but I can't find ANY for the life of me.

It seem as if most amateur theaters, if not all, really are scraping the bottom of the barrel so to speak. The theaters mostly producing very limited, local, small scripts instead of using an easy, established script already.

I don't see the point. Why write something of your own that details a so-so situation in the local are of a place in Sweden when you can do something nice and easy that a lot of people know like i.e the play we used in my theater course, the story of Don Perlimplin, you can even Google it. Or why not something like Zoo Story by Edwin Albee? Or any other of dozens of great plays you can produce, but instead no, they go and write something that shows a boring swedish life, as if it wasn't boring enough. And this is the fact that makes me reject all theater companies to join and sit at home and MOAN instead because I like to think that I think in a more logical, better and a more interesting way instead to be fucking honest.

This is getting frustrating.

I had a fucking flash idea in while having a bath. The PERFECT amateur theater group would be my teacher Vladimir D. exactly with the Stanislavski teachings we had just now but instead of a acting class for two hours a week its a couple of times a week and by the end of it you actually perform it for a bunch of people a few times.

Basically instead of an small acting course two hours a week its instead an amateur theater company, PERFECT.

I should send him a mail about that.

Sweden... kind of a love/hate relationship right now. A lot of love and a lot of hate.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Calling All Amateur Theater Groups Around Stockholm!

Keeeeeeep searching for amateur theater companies around Stockholm.

My problem is that I am keen that the theater company that I am going to join that they, maybe not to a super dedicated sense, but to some degree use, or at least KNOW OF and ACKNOWLEDGE, Stanislavski's system of acting. I am not sure this is going to happen, try as I might. I have a very dark and unfaithful view of Sweden and it's acting/theater etc. offerings.

Going to keep on looking though, because my last acting class is this Sunday and what after then? Sit on my arse? Fuck naw cuz.

I've been watching a bunch of video's with John Barton and his Shakespeare programs from 1984 with people in it such as Ian Mckellen, Ben Kingsley, Patrick Stewart etc and its absolutely AMAZING. I am almost getting a hard-on watching it.

Still dreaming away about joining a amateur theater company in englishland and getting accepted to RADA/LAMDA... I will do it though one day, not worried about that. I got so much dedication and passion that If I can't do it, no one can.

Back to John Barton and his Shakespeare tachings.