Monthly Archives: January 2015

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Fenster writes: OK porn may be up but smut is down.

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Naked Lady of the Week: Barbara D

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Barbara D, as she’s known at the high-class nude site MetArt, is a beguilingly baby-faced thing with flyaway tow-colored hair and a perfectly proportioned bod. I know nothing about her other than that she’s Russian (what … Continue reading

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Blowhard, Esq. writes: “Victimization Pokemon Points” is definitely a phrase I’ll be stealing. Nerds worry about nonexistent crap, wonder why non-nerds don’t worry too. Because nothing is more important than making sure poor kids have sufficient reverence for one of the … Continue reading

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Four Movie Posters for “Blow Out”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: U.S. U.K. German Italian Clearly, the inky blacks of Vilmos Zsigmond’s cinematography made an impression on poster designers the world over.

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Blowhard, Esq. writes: A few weeks back, we passed the million mark. We hope to continue to be your one-stop shop for erratic complaining, the odd movie review, and weekly Eastern European nudity. Thanks for dropping by.

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Book Notes: “Kay Francis: A Passionate Life and Career”

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I semi-enjoyed this biography of the ’30s film star Kay Francis, a once hugely popular and famous actress from the Hollywood Golden Age who is now remembered only by film buffs. For the uninitiated, Francis was known as … Continue reading

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How to Create a Beautiful City

Blowhard, Esq. writes: An excellent summary. Notice how virtually all of the positive examples are traditional buildings.

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Movie Still Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Kay Francis and William Powell in Tay Garnett’s ONE WAY PASSAGE (1932). Not only was this Francis’s personal favorite of all her films, but Charles Willeford was a fan. Thirteen years old when he saw it, he later … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The “Mouth of Hell” from a Book of Hours owned by Catherine of Cleves, c.1440. Via Europe’s History. More about the book here.

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Adventures and Misadventures Never Begin with a Trifle

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Just then, whether it was the cold of the morning that was now approaching, or that he had eaten something laxative at supper, or that it was only natural (as is most likely), Sancho felt a … Continue reading

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