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Notes on “The Working Man”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: This 1933 George Arliss vehicle focuses on a getting-ready-to-retire shoe magnate. His vitality is so reliant on competition that he covertly goes to work for his rivals when their fortunes begin to fail. The company, launched by his onetime buddy and … Continue reading

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Internet Nostalgia

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Eddie Pensier writes: Jozef Stanislaus Ostoja-Kotkowski, Kronos 2 (1979), photographed without flash The same artwork, photographed with flash. From COLOUR MUSIC, an exhibit I attended today at the ANU’s Drill Hall Gallery, which “brings together the work of visual artists … Continue reading

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“Reel Injuns”

Paleo Retiree writes: Half-interesting, half-annoying CBC-produced doc, directed and hosted by Neil Diamond, a Canadian Cree, about Hollywood’s treatment of Native Americans; the Question Lady and I caught it recently on Netflix Instant. It’s in the “this topic means a … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Veronika Zemanova

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: How to describe a young guy’s impression of Veronika Zemanova upon first running across the Bohemian beauty in the 1990s? The word “wow” will probably suffice. Looks-wise, she was like a combo of Geena Davis and Brigitte Bardot, but with … Continue reading

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Wimmin Singin Wednesday

Fenster writes: I nice contrast; earthy/airy, dark/light, experience/innocence, Maria Bethania/Gal Costa.  Sonho Meu.

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Monday Prog Selection: Van Der Graff Generator Live on Belgian TV

Sir Barken Hyena writes: Last time we had Genesis, and now again from Belgian TV, it’s Famous Charisma label mates Van Der Graff Generator, led by frontman Peter Hamill. One of the few from the era to stick to it’s guns, … Continue reading

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