Monthly Archives: October 2016

Notes on “The Shallows”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I found the highly praised shark movie “The Shallows” to be a tolerable but rather joyless experience. Taken as a genre picture it’s weirdly flat — not exciting and funny like “Jaws,” or empathically harrowing like “Gravity,” or … Continue reading

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A Song for Saturday

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Naked Lady of the Week: Ember

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Ember, or Britney Luv, was one of the popular internet models of the early 2000s. She appeared in seemingly hundreds of different photo sets, many of them hosted by her own website. What’s more memorable, that … Continue reading

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A Song for Friday

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A Song for Thursday

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Squirrel!

Fenster writes: Out of the crooked timber of humanity no straight thing was ever made. –Immanuel Kant “Institution” sounds like a noun, as something permanent that goes well beyond the humans who populate one.  In fact our institutions mostly verbs, … Continue reading

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A Song for Wednesday

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A Song for Tuesday

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A Song for Monday

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Naked Ladies of the Week: Girls of I Shot Myself

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Was it wise to bestow upon women the power of the selfie? So prone are they to both posing and self-admiration that I sometimes fear they’ll lose themselves in selfies the way some young men have … Continue reading

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