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Monologue o’ th’ Day

Fenster writes: Not quite a monologue.  Harold Pinter gives Patricia Hodge a few short lines in the midst of Ben Kingsley’s grilling in Betrayal.  Starts around 2’25” but the lead in worth seeing for context.

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Reflection of the Day

Fenster writes: Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn reflect on My Dinner with Andre. Both of you have said that the characters in My Dinner With Andre are not, in fact, you. But how much of you is in those characters? AG: … Continue reading

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Monologue o’ th’ Day

Fenster writes: Another week, another monologue. Jack Lemmon from Altman’s Short Cuts.

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Saturday Photo Gallery: Superior, Arizona

Sir Barken Hyena writes: To take some air before it got too hot in this desert summer, I rode the Green Monster out to Superior, Arizona early this morning. Not quite a ghost town, but surely not living, Superior has … Continue reading

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Right-thinking New Urbanism

Fenster quotes: Coming from a mainstream conservative source, such writing (on New Urbanism) has been as scarce as hen’s teeth. For close to two decades, conservative pundits like Wendall Cox, Randal O’Toole, and Joel Kotkin have relentlessly bashed this trend. … Continue reading

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Monologue o’ th’ Day

Fenster writes: Another monologue, another film adapted from a play–Jules Feiffer’s Little Murders. Like last week’s, another long-winded treatment of a father, though Lou Jacobi is decidedly less mannered than Christopher Walken.

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Some Greek Revivals

Fenster writes: I grew up in New England, where there are plenty of Greek Revivals.  Some are more elaborate and use columns rather than just pediments.  Jamaica Plain, a neighborhood of Boston, has some very nice examples. As does Brookline … Continue reading

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