Monthly Archives: February 2014

Brünnhilde Du Jour: An Interview with Christine Goerke

Eddie Pensier writes: Few opera singers nowadays are making quite as many waves as American soprano Christine Goerke. Music critics are outdoing themselves with superlatives to describe her: “powerful and assertive” (Washington Post), “a beacon of brilliance” (New York, “The … Continue reading

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Gay Mountain: Krokodil on the Thames

Callowman writes: Gay Mountain was developed by British Channel 4’s in-house advertising agency and ran on the opening day of the Sochi games. This is public service television, tovarish. “Born Risky”, indeed.

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Wealthy Men Spoiling Beautiful Women

epiminondas writes: In pursuit of amour…

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Listing Movies: Man-Movie Addendum

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: My man-movie list from a couple of days ago generated quite a few comments as well as lots of suggestions from readers. I thought I’d consolidate all of the suggested titles into this follow-up post. I … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: A page from the Book of Kells. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The ceiling of the Venetian casino in Las Vegas, photo by me. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Naked Lady of the Week: Joanne Guest

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Joanne — often called simply Jo — is a bottle-blonde British babe who made a big splash in the ’90s posing in newspapers and men’s magazines. With her doe-like litheness — I’ve heard her compared to … Continue reading

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A Day at the Getty Center

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Paleo Retiree’s swipe at Richard Meier reminds me that I’ve been meaning to share some photos of my trip to the Getty Center last month. Have you ever been there? It’s located in the hills overlooking Brentwood and … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Spengler’s Forgotten (and Suppressed) Book

epiminondas writes: The Hour of Decision is one of those books that should be read now more than ever. Nice book review here.

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