Thursday, April 29, 2010

THE KELLER FAMILY: RUE KELLER


Keller is common surname in a lot of languages and is the German word for cellar. My friend, Laurent in Paris took some great photos of Rue Keller in Paris, named for two Swiss-German brothers who were artillery experts in France in the 1600s. I've never been on Rue Keller, but I think it's fitting that earlier Kellers were famous for being good at shooting their guns.

2 comments:

  1. Actually, I have always thought that you picked your acting name from this famous gay place: www.kellers.fr

    Kind of weird one indeed, good enough only for a TIM production I guess :-)))

    Regarding the Kellers brothers, they are even more famous fo having casted most of the gorgeous bronze sculptures displayed in thé Versailles gardens:
    www.insecula.com/PhotosNew/00/00/02/31/ME0000023143_1.jpg

    it is funny to see the great deal of you that we may notice in this sculpture, handsome:-)

    Sébastien Luxembourg (seblux on twitter), one of your first french fans ;-)))))

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  2. Also for what it's worth, rue Keller is famous for an S&M bar called the Keller--slings, lie-in urinals, fisting, etc.

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