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“Edouard et Caroline”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Directed by Jacques Becker in 1951, this concise, smartly worked-out marital farce is a cynical companion piece to Becker’s earlier “Antoine et Antoinette.” When Daniel Gelin’s Edouard allows his wife Caroline to talk him into giving a piano … Continue reading

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Three Erotic Tarzans

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Edgar Rice Burroughs (1912): To Jane the strange apparition of this god-like man was as wine to sick nerves. From the description which Clayton and her father and Mr. Philander had given her, she knew that … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Les Filles de Serge

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Related Birkin talks Bardot.

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Partner Training

Paleo Retiree writes: Jezebel blogger jeers at Reddit Red Pill guys for discussing how to “train” a girlfriend. Safe to assume that her next blogpost will denounce this current trend? Related More. What is the Red Pill? Some excellent how-to-snag-a-man … Continue reading

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In-Charge Women and Slumping Men

Paleo Retiree writes: Here’s a little scene I witnessed the other day at an airport: There’s much to be remarked on in this photo where current relations between the sexes go. As for the woman: her attitude of wide-awake in-chargeness: … Continue reading

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Linkage

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Looks like Steve Sailer correctly predicted that there was a homophobic element to the Martin-Zimmerman kerfuffle. What did I just watch? Good grief. Apparently, prior to “Tootsie,” Hoffman never realized that women who look like Dustin Hoffman … Continue reading

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Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Dark Enlightenment Link Du Jour. People have funny talents. A wonderful tribute (by Daniel Menaker) to the Irish and, especially, their gift of gab. Evo-bio bigwig Geoffrey Miller is interviewed about whether China is engineering genius babies. Young … Continue reading

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“Flashman”

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I just finished the first volume of George MacDonald Fraser‘s high-spirited and rollicking The Flashman Papers series. For those new to the books, the series of 19th century historical novels chronicles the exploits of an English army officer and self-described … Continue reading

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Bourdain on El Bulli

Paleo Retiree writes: Thanks to UR contributor epiminondas for calling my attention to this inspired episode of Anthony Bourdain’s “No Reservations” celebrating the Catalan restaurant El Bulli and its genius chef Ferran Adrià. It was made in 2011, on the … Continue reading

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Linkathon

Paleo Retiree writes: Foseti enjoys a fellow reactionary’s book about cocktails and drinking. Supercommenter Jason Malloy is now stashing links here. Link thanks to Steve Sailer. Steve has some brainily ambivalent things to say about Quentin Tarantino, here and here. … Continue reading

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