Monthly Archives: January 2015

Concussed Science

/ Society & Its Pathologies / Epistemology, Order, Survival … all inclusive I just watched Frontline: League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis. A scientist, a pathologist, Bennett Omalu, is offered the corpse of Mike Webster, famous football center. The … Continue reading

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Casting the Cosmos

/ Movies / 2014 10 03, plucked from Movie Monthly Archive I love to gush about this actor, that actress. I can fall in love twice in one block on Madison Aveue or on Broadway, I can fall in love … Continue reading

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Carpenter Make Up

/ Movies / 2014 10 06, plucked from Movie Monthly Archive Seeing The Ward made me call up StarMan for a rewatch. I loved StarMan when it came out, can’t explain why I’ve seen so much Cameron, Scott … why … Continue reading

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Supère Huppert

/ Movies / 2014 11 03, plucked from Movie Monthly Archive Re: The Piano Teacher: Such a well-made film, such a skilled actress, Isabelle Huppert: so horrible, I hate it, makes me cringe: has made me cringe for days now. … Continue reading

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Hadewijch Under My Skin

/ Movies / 2014 11 07, plucked from Movie Monthly Archive Hadewijch Julie Sokolowski thanx filmstudiescenter This movie, this actress got under my skin. thanx thecranesareflying More than a little weird, I’ll say a couple of things: Hadewijch was the … Continue reading

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Prince of the Streets

/ Movies / 2014 11 11, plucked from Movie Monthly Archive Watching Ali Zaoua: Prince of the Streets a lifetime of social-consciousness movies is flooding back at me. I want to mention two others in particular: Los Olvidados thanx independentcinema … Continue reading

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Eugenics Scrapbook

/ Society & Its Pathologies / Watching a DVD on eugenics, Homo Sapiens 1900, is triggering urges in me to say a few things immediately, before I can budget a reasoned, mature, balanced response. So, as I so often do, … Continue reading

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Gentleman James

/ Literature / I’ve just sampled the opening of a film, What Maisey Knew, a filming of another Henry James novel I don’t know worth a damn: I’ve read a lot of James, but not nearly enough to feel that … Continue reading

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Travis Surfeit

/ Literature / I was around college age when I learned that fans classed mystery novels into two types: English or American. Think Agatha Christie vs. Dashiell Hammett. Think “civilized” vs. “brutal”. Think “all will be well despite …” vs. … Continue reading

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Hitler’s Ball

/ Knatz.com / Personal / Chat / Favorites / Art / Movies & TV / Yesterday I found myself adding Heinrich Himmler quotes to my Quotes section, a day after adding Dolly Parton. Once upon a time I quoted Moses … Continue reading

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