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"No Picnic" is a film written and directed by Philip Hartman. It was filmed in black and white at New York in 1985 and was released the next year, in the Sundance Film Festival, where it won Excellence In Cinematography Award Dramatic. Described as "a cinematic love letter to a pre-gentrified New York", the film captures the East Village of the 80s. Providing the soundtrack are such performers as "The Raunch Hands", Lenny Kaye, Charles Mingus, Fela Kuti, Richard Hell and "Student Teachers". It stars Richard Hell, Judith Malina, Luis Guzmán and Steve Buscemi.


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Google previewWilmer Atkinson (1920)

An Autobiography, Founder of the Farm Journal by Wilmer Atkinson

No picnic is a success to that woman who doesn't ...

Google previewWhite Trash Cooking (2011)

25th Anniversary Edition by Ernest Matthew Mickler

And Bonnie jean always said: "No picnic is a picnic less'n you have a banana puddin.” WATER LILY PIE 3 eggs, separated '/1 teaspoon almond ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of ClichŽs (2013)

A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes by Christine Ammer

no picnic No easytask; not an enjoyable experience. This term began to be used frequently in the late nineteenth century. Rudyard Kipling used it several times,as in Wee Willie Winkie ...

Google previewThe Dimwit's Dictionary (2012)

Replace Lazy Writing with Elegant English by Robert Hartwell Fiske

no picnic A moribund metaphor. 1. arduous; backbreaking; burdensome; difficult; exhausting; fatiguing; hard; herculean; laborious; not easy; onerous; severe; strenuous; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Paranoiaca (2013)

by Henry Beard, Christopher Cerf

Admittedly, Lyme disease is, well, no picnic, but babesiosis can be fatal. According to Dr. Gary Wormser, chief of infectious diseases at Westchester medical center in new York, many patients infected with the babesiosis parasite suffer no ...

Google previewAn Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions (2007)

by Ian Stuart-Hamilton

* No picnic Difficult and/or dangerous.* No pockets in a shroud ...

Google previewThe Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus (2006)

by Elizabeth Jewell

2; (no picnic) torture, agony, colloq. a pain in the neck, si. pain in the butt; difficult, arduous, torturous, agonizing, painful. pico- /peeko, pfko/ comb, form denoting ...

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Kissing a man with a beard is a lot like going to a picnic. You don't mind going through a little bush to get there! (Minnie Pearl)
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