Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Sombre Sadness of Right Angles

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The train reached Ogden at two o’clock, where it rested for six hours. Mr. Fogg and his party had time to pay a visit to Salt Lake City, connected with Ogden by a branch road; and … Continue reading

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Monologue o’ th’ Day

Fenster writes: It is said film is all about the action and given the current state of the box office who could argue? Still, a nice turn of phrase in film can be appealing.  Good dialogue is not all that … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Heidi Romanova

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Heidi, who has posed under a bunch of different names, seems to be one of the hotter nude models around. She’s posed for most of the big photographers. I love the expressive kitty-cat face, the green … Continue reading

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Marty Stuart

Paleo Retiree writes: I’m pretty sure I’d never heard of Marty Stuart until very recently, but in the last month I’ve become a huge fan. Stuart is a country-western singer/songwriter/performer/photographer in the keeper-of-the-flame mode, and I think he’s terrific. He … Continue reading

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Back to the Hands: Sign Painters, The Movie

Sir Barken Hyena writes: This most engaging documentary comes recommended by a highly talented painter and lady friend who, though she has repeatedly rebuffed my invitations to be the next Lady Barken, I feel is beginning to weaken in her resolve. … Continue reading

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Some Greek Revivals

Fenster writes: I grew up in New England, where there are plenty of Greek Revivals.  Some are more elaborate and use columns rather than just pediments.  Jamaica Plain, a neighborhood of Boston, has some very nice examples. As does Brookline … Continue reading

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Summer Begins Upstate

Fenster writes: For $3.99 you can get a Ben and Jerry’s small cone in your typical metropolitan area. Now I would not necessarily make a special trip, but if you happen to be in the twin-“city” area of Cato/Meridian New … Continue reading

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