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21 y.o. college student who likes film & architecture above everything else. terrified of failure, confrontation, and disappointing my parents. i find lists to be very comforting!

allison follows:
  • exercise
  • groceries
  • clean bird cage
  • clean room
  • cooking
  • bleach hair
jan 6 2018 ∞
jan 20 2018 +
  • reformat portfolio (bleed spreads)
  • email portfolio to antonello ?
  • work out
  • paint nails
  • list of firms to apply to this week
aug 14 2017 ∞
aug 14 2017 +
  • laundry
  • finish packing
  • load car
  • throw away unwanted furniture
  • vacuum
  • clean bathroom
  • clean kirchen floor, fridge shelf
jun 23 2017 ∞
jun 23 2017 +

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jun 16 2017 ∞
jun 16 2017 +
  • email Dick about using A School scanner?
  • work out
  • finish sketches
  • type up description
  • submit
  • email R2L
  • research Philly/DC firms
may 25 2017 ∞
may 26 2017 +
  • work out
  • michael's
  • groceries
  • pick up extra ticket
  • pick up birth control
  • paladin's with USB
  • clean bathroom
may 15 2017 ∞
may 17 2017 +
  • organize discussion for LAR
  • write up 2 sites for LAR paper
  • continue to edit projection film
  • modify Rhino models
apr 19 2017 ∞
apr 21 2017 +
  • design spine for portfolio
  • reformat handsketches page
  • format portfolio for 8.5x11 printing
  • print 4 copies of portfolio, staple them
  • research for ARH paper (find 3 more sources)
  • research kcct
  • research r2l
  • more diagrams for studio
  • consider deliverables for studio midreview
  • brainstorm material for bw reversal film
  • contact liz varon
  • contact carter j woodson institute
  • format portfolio for scantemp
  • send portfolio to HYL
  • email thank you notes to HYL, KCCT, R2L
  • research for CLR
  • ARH readings
  • notes for ARH paper
  • ARH paper
mar 16 2017 ∞
mar 25 2017 +
  • logistics planning for 1 film
  • scan diagrams
  • make diagrams
  • read more pudovkin
  • research matta-clark
  • clean bathroom
  • clean room
  • laundry
  • 1 reading LAR
  • take car in?
feb 23 2017 ∞
feb 25 2017 +
  • laundry
  • take chicken breasts out of freezer
  • download GIS files for new orleans, dc
  • draw 5 diagrams of things you want to accomplish
  • determine the data types you need to collect to accomplish it
  • make 2 models based off of the diagrams
  • draw diagrams of the spatial effects of Oppenheimer and Nauman's work
feb 2 2017 ∞
feb 2 2017 +
  • finish thesis assignment 2
  • begin thesis assignment 3
  • 2 more sources for ARH
  • film at San Pietro
  • design 3rd corridor
  • redraw a church or scuola
  • create diagrams
  • studio presentation
  • laundry
nov 18 2016 ∞
nov 20 2016 +
  • grocery shopping
  • cook soup
  • laundry
  • study for arh quiz
  • studio
  • clothes shopping?
  • draw san salvadore
  • draw crisostomo
  • italian homework
  • zucchini bread
  • externship application
oct 29 2016 ∞
oct 31 2016 +
  • complete application form
  • photocopy driver's license and student id
  • affidavit
  • physical transcript
  • money order for $55.05 for the Consulate General of Italy
  • travel itinerary
  • fedex airbill (from ISO to you)
may 18 2016 ∞
may 20 2016 +
  • rough cut of "dance of the seven veils"
  • rough cut of "every man has the right to flowers"
  • compile research for kahlil joseph analysis
  • first impression notes for kahlil joseph analysis
may 8 2016 ∞
may 10 2016 +
  • laser cut file for topo/buildings
  • laser cut topo/buildings
  • assemble topo/buildings
  • call Sharon at EYP again
  • sketch new plans/sq footage possibilities
  • e-mail jeana about letter of recommendation
  • paint nails
  • amst reading + response
  • meet with danny
  • meet with josh/vam, look over submissions
  • finish submissions process
  • buy stationary
  • write VMDO/EYP thank you note
  • laundry
  • find tailor for pants
  • brainstorm possibilities (cinematography with architecture as a design process)
  • submit Blair Phillips application
apr 7 2016 ∞
apr 12 2016 +
  • "The Good Earth" + response
  • REVIT tutorial
  • Building Matters Assignment
  • Cover Letter for Cooper Carry
  • submittables for Blair Phillips Summer Studio (send to Jeana)
  • sound recording
  • VAM meeting
mar 28 2016 ∞
mar 30 2016 +
  • AMST Essay 1
  • edit model 1
  • finish model 2
  • laser cut file for model 3
  • laser cut model 3 (8:30-10:30)
  • edit REVIT files
  • create new REVIT file for precedent
mar 3 2016 ∞
mar 4 2016 +
  • groceries
  • laundry
  • w-2's
  • apply for internships
  • write haikus
  • venice application
  • mail absentee ballot
feb 22 2016 ∞
feb 29 2016 +
  • talk to Josh + prepare slides for Iñaki
  • reconfigure pinwheel model
  • remake wine rack model
  • modify revit model
  • create google doc to share with candice + mel
  • find someone to help put IKEA shelving unit together
  • watch Stephen Foster documentary
feb 12 2016 ∞
feb 12 2016 +
  • "the last of the mohicans" (1992)
  • drawings of racks/stacks
  • REVIT tutorial video/start exercise
  • edit Mondo
  • staff meeting @ 4PM
feb 7 2016 ∞
feb 8 2016 +
  • exercise as much as possible (every day)
  • update work sample/portfolio
  • find solutions for cleaning up bathroom
  • list of things to buy for apartment
dec 19 2015 ∞
dec 19 2015 +
  • starting points - applying paper folding to sheet metal, development of a module purely from folded sheets
  • development - introduction to SIP (structural insulated panel) construction, investigation of the spaces created through SIP construction
  • critique - conclusion that SIPs created very regular, homogenous spaces, and that there was room to start to mutate the panels in order to create more interesting spaces
  • solutions - design of panels that "fold" down to meet the ground, that allow you to slip through a wall instead of punching an opening into it, and that thicken a wall to the extent that one is able to occupy a space within the wall
  • testing - "folded" panel shown in karamba analysis to be able to withstand vertical loads of up to 12 kN and lateral loads ...
dec 11 2015 ∞
dec 11 2015 +
  • pick up camera + lights?
  • buy another roll of film
  • cite sources for theory
  • work on parametrics project
  • diagram for theory
  • rhino model for studio
  • hash out script for 71 sec film
nov 19 2015 ∞
nov 20 2015 +
  • laser cut
  • levi-strauss reading
  • krauss reading (s)
  • research for project 1
  • list of electives to take in the spring
  • come up with storyboard for 2nd film
oct 21 2015 ∞
oct 23 2015 +
  • weld baby
  • repair armour screen rhino file
  • create rhino file for sheet metal (w/ & w/o folding)
  • set up karamba testing component
sep 17 2015 ∞
sep 17 2015 +
  • pay off remaining security deposit
  • Richard Siken's "War of the Foxes"
  • Bambo Effie-60 wedge sandal
  • Le Creuset French Press
  • ROXANT PRO camera stabilizer
may 31 2015 ∞
jul 29 2015 +
  • laundry
  • start packing
  • take out garbage/recyling
  • fill out application form/scan it/scan id
  • plan outfits for tomorrow and sunday
may 8 2015 ∞
may 8 2015 +

i spent all of last april listening to the national's "trouble will find me" on repeat and pining after a girl i knew could never love me. i'm not in love with her anymore, though. i guess that's a good thing.

apr 30 2015 ∞
apr 30 2015 +
  • exercise
  • rhino model
  • grocery shopping
  • 5 collages
  • 5 titles + diagrams
  • landscape flashcards
  • study for landscape exam
  • buy blue book from bookstore
  • pick up new shoes!
  • readings for landscape
  • readings for wca
  • readings for structures (?)
feb 20 2015 ∞
feb 25 2015 +
  • exercise
  • grocery shopping
  • finish structures hw + reading
  • landscape reading
jan 19 2015 ∞
jan 19 2015 +
  • exercise
  • wrap remaining gifts
  • clean room
  • start redecorating walls
  • go to cvs
dec 22 2014 ∞
dec 22 2014 +
  • procrastination
  • being constantly interrupted
  • dirty dishes
  • closed doors being left open
  • short battery life
sep 7 2014 ∞
sep 7 2014 +
  • pack for weekend
  • clean bird cage
  • clean room
  • put away laundry
  • sheet mask
  • pack lunch
  • lay out clothes for tomorrow
jan 25 2018 ∞
jan 25 2018 +
  • pack
  • clean up hair
  • paint nails
  • work out
  • food prep?
sep 5 2017 ∞
sep 5 2017 +
  • Principal of R2L
  • Claire Dickey
  • Paladin Media Group
  • Kevin
  • Bill Sherman?
  • Kieran Timberlake HR
  • Krieger Architects/Associates
  • WRT LLC
  • Dolcezza
jun 25 2017 ∞
jul 5 2017 +
  • buy light bulbs, flip flops, peaches
  • buy medium, large, small boxes from lowe's
  • call liberty mutual
  • finalize portfolio
  • reserve u-haul truck
  • write, mail thank you cards
  • line work for 2 more AI files
  • laundry
jun 20 2017 ∞
jun 21 2017 +
  • san diego
  • portland
  • charlotte
  • boulder
  • philadelphia
  • dc
  • austin
  • new orleans
  • chicago
  • london
  • amsterdam
  • los angeles
  • san francisco
  • asheville
may 25 2017 ∞
jun 8 2017 +
  • pick up tickets from Newcomb
  • pick up tickets from Shauna at A-School
  • submit thesis things
  • clean bathroom
  • clean room
  • laundry
  • groceries
  • clean kitchen
may 18 2017 ∞
may 18 2017 +
  • write up 2 places for LAR paper
  • modify 1 Rhino type
apr 21 2017 ∞
apr 21 2017 +
  • ARH readings
  • ARH reading quiz
  • diagram processes for studio (in Rhino/Illustrator)
  • edit projection film
  • shoot 16mm
  • LAR readings
  • ARH field trip
  • laundry
  • groceries
mar 25 2017 ∞
mar 27 2017 +
  • LAR readings
  • LAR questions
  • revise portfolio
  • research for LAR project
feb 28 2017 ∞
feb 28 2017 +
  • research for studio
  • 1 reading for LAR
  • 1 reading for ARH
  • work out
  • diagrams for studio
  • a model for studio?
  • call Eileen
  • e-mail R2L
feb 5 2017 ∞
feb 6 2017 +
  • laundry
  • groceries
  • meet with Maddalena
  • studio
  • thesis assignment 3
  • buy purse for Jackie
dec 6 2016 ∞
dec 6 2016 +
  • groceries
  • italian composition
  • subject + sources for history paper
  • draw san salvadore
  • clothes shopping
  • re-do plan according to Maddalena suggestion
  • create better renderings of site + buildings
  • figure out building designs
  • organize studio slideshow
  • calculate how much money you spend on groceries a month
  • watch a movie
  • brainstorm murano glass designs?
  • film at San Pietro
  • film girls eating oranges/clementines
  • film vaporetto
  • get oriented with thesis class, requirements
  • laundry
nov 3 2016 ∞
nov 7 2016 +
  • 3 shirts
  • 2 shorts
  • 1 dress/overall
  • 1 pant
  • 2 bra
  • 1 swim suit
  • 5 underwear
  • 3 pair socks
  • 1 sweater
  • 1 jacket
  • sports bras/shorts
  • yoga mat
  • nike shoes
  • sandals
  • canvas shoes
  • laptop + charger
  • phone + charger
  • Gone Girl/Our Man in Havana
  • sketchbook + utensils
  • extra contacts/glasses
  • hydrogen peroxide formula
jul 2 2016 ∞
jul 2 2016 +
  • fill out course evaluations
  • e-mail asking for references
  • research for kahlil joseph film
  • begin writing essay on kahlil joseph film
  • draft letter of interest for a-school job
  • call mom about cashing check/when i'll be coming up/paying michelle
  • pick up forms from ISO office
may 11 2016 ∞
may 12 2016 +
  • laundry
  • dinner
  • watch born in east l.a. + response
  • work out
  • revit axos + drawings (get, like, 2 done)
apr 20 2016 ∞
apr 21 2016 +
  • AMST reading + response
  • exercise
  • Cooper + Carry letter
  • laundry
  • figure out set + lighting options
  • edit haiku film
mar 30 2016 ∞
apr 2 2016 +
  • apply for internships
  • watch "The Sheik" (1921) + response
  • AMST readings + response
  • laser cut file
  • re-do pinwheel REVIT file
  • modify nid d'abeille REVIT file
  • modify truss box REVIT file
  • compile information into inDesign file
  • send title + description to jenn
  • write submission guidelines, send to jasmine
mar 9 2016 ∞
mar 10 2016 +

The personal statement responses will have a significant impact on the application review. Please take some time to reflect on your goals and how they have lead you to choose this particular program before responding. Please describe why you are interested in this program. How will participation in this program further the achievement of your academic, career, and personal goals? (300 word maximum)

- love for cities o human scale of venice’s architecture o opportunity to live as a city-dweller, but not NYC/Chicago - opportunity to be immersed in architectural studies o aside from studies, no other commitments to spend time on o ability to slow down, be fully immersed - excitement of Europe o accounts from students who studied abroad last year (all the trips) o challenge of language, culture

My love for urban life predates my interest in the Venice program, but serves as a...

feb 24 2016 ∞
feb 25 2016 +
  • 5 drawings
  • watch stephen foster documentary + notes
  • draft for submissions guidelines
  • research for glass stairs
feb 14 2016 ∞
feb 14 2016 +
  • groceries
  • dowels
  • e-mail yvonne
  • submit film response
feb 8 2016 ∞
feb 8 2016 +
  • 2 8-gal trash cans
  • laundry basket (?)
  • desk
  • storage shelf/book shelf
  • lamp
  • loofah
  • hangers
jan 17 2016 ∞
feb 7 2016 +
  • pin down
  • grocery shopping
  • organize study schedule
  • study for parametrics
dec 13 2015 ∞
dec 13 2015 +
  • re-write summary
  • find 4 readings on gender + queer theory
  • find 1 suburban, 2 urban precedents
  • find critiques for (1) suburban housing conditions (2) urban housing conditions
  • check in with alex
nov 22 2015 ∞
nov 22 2015 +
  • sanda's research assistant
  • earl mark direct cinema media fabrics
  • reuben rainey healing spaces
  • visualization elective
  • queer theory
  • gender non-conformity in media culture
  • language and gender
  • racial performance (AMST 2559)
oct 21 2015 ∞
nov 9 2015 +
  • work
  • laundry
  • vacuum
  • mop
  • change trash
  • studio
  • readings
  • assignment 4
  • e-mail housing
  • alex chen about arch 3120 project
sep 26 2015 ∞
sep 26 2015 +
  • exercise + stretching
  • 1 hr italian
  • write
  • draw
  • read
  • watch a movie
jul 6 2015 ∞
jul 6 2015 +
  • groceries
  • mail textbook
  • finish unloading car
  • take car to advanced auto parts for replacement bulbs
  • haircuttery
  • work clothes
  • move boxes into guest room
  • sort clothes
  • put away books, movies, misc.
  • wash car
  • organize additional autocad work
  • take grocery bags to be recycled
may 11 2015 ∞
may 13 2015 +
  • site sections
  • update building plans
  • color
  • fix diagrammatic axon
  • work on renderings (interior first!)
apr 30 2015 ∞
apr 30 2015 +
  • groceries
  • get wood scraps from woodshop
  • get green plexi from studio art
  • extrude + render individual units
  • organize spreads
  • make models
  • make diagrams
  • structures hw
  • sections
feb 7 2015 ∞
feb 20 2015 +
  • exercise
  • haircut (?)
  • sort out unwanted clothes
  • tyson's (?)
  • organize other parts of room
  • mary (?)
  • recital @ 7:30PM
jan 3 2015 ∞
jan 4 2015 +
  • I got a full 8 hours of sleep last night!
  • work was at a very nice pace.
  • Claire is coming home for Thanksgiving!
  • I got a 75 on my last physics exam when the class average was a 65.5.
  • all my work for studio is over!
  • mom's cooking for dinner.
  • all I need to do tonight is mindless homework.
  • the weather has been lovely.
oct 20 2014 ∞
oct 20 2014 +

We drew our heavy revolvers (suddenly in the dream there were revolvers) and exultantly killed the gods.

oct 2 2014 ∞
oct 2 2014 +
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  • live in spain
  • design and build a house for my parents
  • improve my ability to use a camera
  • learn to speak another language fluently
  • become completely financially independent
sep 7 2014 ∞
sep 7 2014 +
  • ISA
  • Canno
  • Barton Partners
  • Bonstra Haresign
  • LRK
  • Lake Flato
  • Architecture Firm
  • Mason & Hanger
  • DIGSAU
  • Ewing Cole
sep 11 2017 ∞
sep 11 2017 +
  • contact invisalign representative/dentist
  • call KieranTimberlake
  • call WRT
  • find 3 more philly firms to apply to
  • find 2 more dc firms to apply to
  • write cover letters
  • organize portfolio
  • linework for axons
jul 16 2017 ∞
jul 16 2017 +
  • finalize portfolio
  • email dan lash with resume/portfolio (as zip)
  • line work for 2 AI flies
  • newspaper from work
  • nails
jun 22 2017 ∞
jun 22 2017 +
  • add thesis to portfolio
  • get AIA membership (?)
  • properly set up LinkedIn
  • email Kevin!
  • email R2L principal directly
  • text mom for addresses for thank you notes
  • research 5 firms to apply to this week
  • write cover letters
  • set up appointment to get bows rehaired!
jun 7 2017 ∞
jun 8 2017 +
  • shave head
  • mop kitchen
  • decorate cap
may 19 2017 ∞
may 19 2017 +
  • finish written portion of LAR paper
  • call and make appointment with OBGYN
  • buy jojoba oil
  • call company for telecine pricing
  • reply to PROFILE email
  • send email with Olivia
may 7 2017 ∞
may 8 2017 +
  • Venice video
  • format, submit Venice images
  • ARH readings
  • ARH quiz
  • LAR research (REALLY!!!)
  • cut projection film
  • art pose for Paige
  • laundry
  • groceries
apr 1 2017 ∞
apr 3 2017 +
  • work on thesis 1.5 hours
  • notes for LAR
  • brainstorm for film
  • notes for ARH paper
mar 8 2017 ∞
mar 8 2017 +
  • make crepes
  • make crepe filling
  • laundry
  • LAR or ARH reading
  • exercise
feb 10 2017 ∞
feb 11 2017 +
  • meet with Schaeffer
  • finish/submit thesis assignments
  • refresher tutorials for Revit
jan 1 2017 ∞
jan 1 2017 +
  • research for ARH paper
  • develop building plans + designs
  • murano glass design
  • buy sweater
  • watch movie
  • thesis assignment 1
  • thesis assignment 2
  • reach out to Bill about thesis
  • notes for ARH
  • buy mom's gift
  • laundry
nov 12 2016 ∞
nov 13 2016 +
  • laundry
  • print/scan lease renewal document
  • email lease renewal to Noelle
  • pay Noelle
  • withdraw cash from ATM
  • groceries
  • 7 sections
  • italian homework
oct 2 2016 ∞
oct 3 2016 +
  • grocery shopping
  • laundry
  • advertise sublet
  • write cover letter
  • clean room + bathroom + kitchen
  • figure out italian paper work
may 13 2016 ∞
may 15 2016 +
  • laser cut
  • eat dinner
  • laundry
  • modify perspective drawings
  • create section perspective
  • add structure to revit file
apr 29 2016 ∞
apr 30 2016 +
  • read + response "Yankee Dawg You Die"
  • 6 detail drawings
  • start modeling site topo in rhino (prepare to laser)
apr 6 2016 ∞
apr 6 2016 +
  • reading + response for AMST
  • photo shoot for VAM
  • review/format VAM submissions with Josh
  • review slideshow for presentation tomorrow
  • groceries
  • vacuum
mar 23 2016 ∞
apr 2 2016 +
  • submit venice application
  • pick up laptop
  • modify pinwheel model in REVIT
  • make laser cut file for pinwheel model
  • film scene for AMST paper
feb 29 2016 ∞
mar 3 2016 +
  • request time off for firm crawl
  • request time off for spring break
  • request time off for ann arbor
  • start venice application
  • modify portfolio
  • research for Glass Stairs
  • watch "Birth of a Nation" (1915) + response
  • mail back Tradlands shirt
  • laser cut file
  • build 3 models
feb 19 2016 ∞
feb 22 2016 +
  • 8:00PM - in studio (see if shop will let you have screws/tools for IKEA furniture), work on REVIT, see if you need to use shop for model-making
  • 10:30PM - take birth control
  • 11:30PM - go home
feb 11 2016 ∞
feb 11 2016 +
  • clean bathroom
  • start arch 3260 reading
  • start amst 2559 reading/viewing
  • plan for flashback b-roll stock
jan 22 2016 ∞
jan 23 2016 +
  • digitize films 1-3 at clemons
  • buy packaging tape
  • finish packing room + living room
  • start packing kitchen
dec 18 2015 ∞
dec 18 2015 +
  • catch up on theory readings (cheat if you have to)
  • pin down concepts for 4th film, hash out a script
  • develop workable panel, develop plasma cut file
  • modify plans
dec 1 2015 ∞
dec 2 2015 +
  • submit photos + files to Jeana
  • externship applications
  • catch up on architecture theory readings
  • laundry
  • groceries
  • hair care
  • sectional axons
  • look up competition boards
  • drawings
nov 11 2015 ∞
nov 14 2015 +
  • theory reading
  • work on structures
  • laundry ?
oct 2 2015 ∞
oct 2 2015 +
  • "winter light"" (1963)
  • "the mirror" (1975)
  • "mad max: beyond thunderdome" (1985)
  • "the rules of the game" (1939)
  • "la jetée" (1961)
  • "happy together" (1997)
  • "rebels of the neon god" (1992)
  • "civil war sickness" (2015)
  • "laurence anyways" (2012)
  • "wadjda" (2012)
  • "murmurs of the heart" (2015)
  • "venus beauty" (1999)
  • "in bloom" (2013)
  • "lonesome swallows" (2015)
  • "black coal" (2014)
  • "la pointe courte" (1955)
  • "da blood of jesus" (2015)
  • "strangerland" (2015)
  • "the wind rises" (2013)
  • "grave of the fireflies" (1988)
  • "we need to talk about kevin" (2011)
jul 29 2015 ∞
sep 9 2018 +
  • exercise
  • e-mail Noelle about situation
  • submit lease application
  • repost ad for craigslist, off-grounds housing
  • go to petco & get bird specialist's info
may 14 2015 ∞
may 14 2015 +
  • drive ekin to storage unit
  • vacuum room/living room
  • work
  • start studying for landscape final
may 4 2015 ∞
may 4 2015 +
  • HCM
  • LSM
  • EYP
  • OPX Global
  • Cooper Carry
  • SOM
  • HOK
apr 23 2015 ∞
apr 30 2015 +
  • finish presentation for exercise 2 symposium
  • meet with group for wca, start ppt
  • clean bathroom
  • laundry
feb 9 2015 ∞
feb 12 2015 +
  • finish laundry
  • structures hw + reading(s)
  • grocery shopping
  • rewatch snowpiercer
jan 18 2015 ∞
jan 19 2015 +
  • exercise
  • go to target
  • go to the dollar tree
  • go to petco
  • clean bird's cage
  • wrap gifts
  • watch "Love, Actually"
dec 20 2014 ∞
dec 20 2014 +
  • i wasn't once rained on! not even on my bicycle
  • dinner was really good and easy to make
  • my paperwork for my new job has been all filled out
  • kept up conversation with all 5 of my roommates
  • going to bed early, with the intention of getting up and being very productive tomorrow
sep 9 2014 ∞
sep 9 2014 +
  • drinking on the beach with Mary & Kira
  • watching "Inception" in theaters for the first time
  • going out to take photographs with Jackie
  • senior year Film Study and AP English
  • holding the spring chicks at my aunt's farm
  • playing Shostakovich's String Quartet no. 8 in concert
  • cutting my own hair for the first time
  • listening to music in the car with my dad
  • my happy 9th (?) birthday at swim practice
  • visiting/sight-seeing with Melissa, AJ, and Jesse in Los Angeles
  • performing in France, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland with AMA
  • blasting Kanye West's "Yeezus" in Mary's car over, and over
sep 7 2014 ∞
sep 7 2014 +