Category Archives: Books Publishing and Writing

Quote Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: A description of Wichita would be incomplete without a notice of the notorious dance house on the west side of the river, kept by that singular personage ROWDY JOE, or Joseph Lowe, his real name. Joe has been … Continue reading

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Movie Clip Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Related BARCELONA is one of my favorite movies from the ’90s. Fabrizio listed his favorite ’90s movies here.

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Quote Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: INTERVIEWER What were the kinds of work you were doing to earn that “little money now and then”? FAULKNER Whatever came up. I could do a little of almost anything—run boats, paint houses, fly airplanes. I never needed … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: “Daughters of Lusting Torment” is my nominee for Title of the Year. Published February 1939. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Fuck Clement Greenberg

Blowhard, Esq. writes: In discussions of literature and architecture, I still come across would-be intellectuals who invoke art critic Clement Greenberg’s distinction between the avant-garde and kitsch. Of course, for such people avant-garde is doubleplusgood, while kitsch is one small step … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Published October, 1930. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: A pulp cover by Victor Kalin. More here and here. Click on the image to enlarge.

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