Monthly Archives: September 2016

Naked Lady of the Week: Annette Haven

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Annette Haven was probably the classiest and most sophisticated of the golden-age porn stars. While looking through some of her old clips I was struck by her worldliness. How many modern-day erotica stars would you describe … Continue reading

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Noma Two Ways

Paleo Retiree writes: I recently watched and enjoyed “Noma: My Perfect Storm,” Pierre Deschamp’s documentary about René Redzepi, the brilliant chef behind Noma, an avant-garde Copenhagen restaurant that’s often been called the best restaurant in the world. Inspired and curious, … Continue reading

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“Uncle” Sang as Peasants Sing

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “Uncle” led the visitors through the anteroom into a small hall with a folding table and red chairs, then into the drawing room with a round birchwood table and a sofa, and finally into his private … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Old Spice

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Naked Ladies of the Week: Girls of Abby Winters

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Started in 2000, the warts-and-all porn site Abby Winters is now something of an institution. It’s also  a throwback to the days when the internet was full of idiosyncratic outfits specializing in nude content. Now it … Continue reading

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Song Du Jour: “Blue Yodel No. 9”

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Ralph Peer — record producer, recording engineer, and talent scout — is one of the most influential men in the history of American music. Not only did he supervise the recording of Mamie Smith’s “Crazy Blues,” the song … Continue reading

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21st Century Films

Fenster writes: The dog ate my homework and I did not post to the recent UR list of the best turd-free films of the 21st Century.  Here’s my list, and it makes no pretense to best though they are pretty … Continue reading

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