Alec Soth's Archived Blog

September 24, 2007

Doppelgängers

Filed under: Cat,goof — alecsothblog @ 10:55 pm

Last June I went to a party in New York. Alex Majoli was there and he said to me, “there is a guy here who looks exactly like you.” I forget his name, but this Cuban fellow really did feel like my Doppelgänger. I remember that when I looked at him, I couldn’t help but cover my own face:

A friend recently saw the movie 2 Days in Paris and told me that Adam Goldberg reminded him a lot of me:

But today takes the prize. A reader sent a link to a picture of the singer Devendra Banhart. When I first saw this image, I thought it was bad Photoshop fakery. (It isn’t, see the source here). Holy Crap! Is this guy my Bizarro Doppelgänger:


Yep, that is Chan

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September 22, 2007

Hallmark

Filed under: Cat,goof — alecsothblog @ 3:49 pm

Yesterday I got home from a ritzy junket business trip to LA. My plane was late so my wife and I didn’t have much time to celebrate our 11th anniversary. Back at the house, Rachel gave me a card. “You’re more than just a funny, smart and lovable guy,” it said, “you’re mine.” Inside she wrote:

BACK OFF CAT!!!


Beverly Hills, 9/21/07

January 28, 2007

La Belle Vie

Filed under: Cat,editorial photo,Paris, MN,portraiture — alecsothblog @ 4:26 pm

Some of you are getting very close to solving my celebrity photographer quiz. Meanwhile, I’m busy photographing celebrities. Longtime readers of this blog will appreciate this snapshot:

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Photographing Cat Power, Paris

October 22, 2006

Visiting Memphis (and Cat Power?)

Filed under: Cat,lectures and exhibitions — alecsothblog @ 8:10 am

Dear Cat Power, I enjoyed your Lived in Bars video and noticed the cameo by William Eggleston. If you are looking for another cameo, I’m available. I’ll be in Memphis this Thursday for a lecture at the Memphis College of Art (Oct 27, 7pm). Looking forward to meeting you. Sincerely, Alec

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