Monthly Archives: November 2014

Movie Poster Du Jour: “Mulholland Drive”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

Posted in Commercial art, Movies | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Showtune Saturday: “Some Enchanted Evening”

Eddie Pensier writes: It’s big and lush and swoony and romantic. It’s a guy telling a girl about falling in love at first sight, and not missing out on it when it happens. This is the sort of song that … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, Music, Performers | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Naked Lady of the Week: Sydney Moon

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Buxom Sydney Moon always sort of reminded me of Stella Stevens. As I’m sure you’ll agree once you take a look at the below gallery, she was a versatile model, equally capable of communicating innocent-amateur freshness and glamor-mama haughtiness. … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Sex, The Good Life | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Couldn’t Do It Today

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

Posted in Music | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy Thanksgiving

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

Posted in The Good Life | Tagged | 1 Comment

Nightmare on Broadway

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “Gold Diggers of 1935” is a pretty lame movie. Yet it includes what might be Busby Berkeley’s masterpiece: A musical fantasy sequence scored to “The Lullaby of Broadway.” Is it an exaggeration to call it one … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, Music | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Book Journal 2: Anarchism and Anthropology

Paleo Retiree writes: “Two Cheers for Anarchism: Six Easy Pieces on Autonomy, Dignity, and Meaningful Work and Play” by James C. Scott. I love the work of the Yale prof James C. Scott and consider him in a class with … Continue reading

Posted in Books Publishing and Writing, Politics and Economics | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments


Paleo Retiree writes: An interesting look at the sugar-baby / sugar-daddy phenomenon as it’s playing out in the Bay Area. Australian male escorts are doing well for themselves. Lloyd Fonveille shares some smart thoughts about Westerns and manhood. “Pulp Fiction”: … Continue reading

Posted in Linkathons | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

“The Classical Language of Architecture” by John Summerson

Blowhard, Esq. writes: PR recommended this one to me and I found it to be a great little intro to classical building. The book is actually the transcript of six talks that Summerson, an architectural historian, gave on the BBC in … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Books Publishing and Writing | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

“Few Men Have Even Tried What He Has Tried”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Around the time this blog launched, I wrote about enjoyably silly movie theme songs, a thing that mostly disappeared from movies in the ’70s or ’80s. I just love those kitschy tunes. I need to add a new … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, Music | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments