Monthly Archives: October 2014


Paleo Retiree writes: They’re taking over. Is the U.S.’s public-health field more concerned with public health or “social justice”? N.Y.C., R.I.P. Yet the food and drink in New York has never been better. Was legendary French thinker/shrink Jacques Lacan an asshole? … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Merry Companies

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Gustave Doré, “The Deluge,” 1866. Hi-res copy here. H/T Glynn Marshes. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Couldn’t Do It Today

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Beneath your perfume and your make-up You’re just a baby in disguise And though you know that it’s wrong to be Alone with me That come on look is in your eyes

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Art Gallery of New South Wales: Australians

Eddie Pensier writes: More AGNSW pictures, this one focusing on the museum’s works by Australian artists. (I’m using a loose definition: artists who were either born or died or spent a substantial part of their lives in Australia.) I was … Continue reading

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Wheeler Hall at UC Berkeley, California. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Grand Illusion”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: This poster, for a ’40s release of “Grand Illusion,” is generally regarded as the best design for the film. It’s by Bernard Lancy. Related Lancy on Pinterest.

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Showtune Saturday: “The Lambeth Walk” (With Bonus Nazis)

Eddie Pensier writes: Me and my Girl was a hit musical of 1937, a mistaken-identity dancehall comedy about a Cockney bloke named Bill Snibson who discovers he is the heir to a noble title. The show’s hit tune was “The … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Pammie Lee

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The Russian Pammie Lee, sometimes called Winona, Lubachka, or Paula, is, I think it’s fair to say, a dusky little treat. Her mixed-race looks make her something of a novelty in the world of internet cheesecake. For … Continue reading

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Notes on “Thirteen Women”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: One of the many quasi-horror films released in the wake of Universal’s “Dracula” and “Frankenstein,” this RKO production from 1932 offers the intriguing spectacle of Myrna Loy playing an archvillainess. Her character, Ursula Georgi, is a … Continue reading

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