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Hapa, Live

Paleo Retiree writes: My wife and I recently caught and loved a show by a legendary Hawaiian folk band. “Hapa” means mixed, as in a part-Hawaiian/part-white person. The group Hapa performs traditional Hawaiian music, featuring beautiful melodies, harmonies and values — … Continue reading

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Listing Movies: Streaming but Not on Disc

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: In case you haven’t heard, the Criterion Collection will begin streaming content via Filmstruck sometime in the next few months. Presumably, once that happens the company will cease to have a presence on Hulu. With that … Continue reading

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Notes on “The Junk Shop”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “The Junk Shop,” directed by Czech filmmaker Juraj Herz, and adapted from a story by Bohumil Hrabal, is a funny and inexplicable short film in the best tradition of Slavic surrealism. Based on the evidence of … Continue reading

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Record Sleeve Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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Naked Lady of the Week: Demi Moore

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Is Demi Moore the biggest actress to pose for full-on beaver shots in the years before she became famous? Bardot seems to have posed for some (though I suspect they were not intended for publication). I … Continue reading

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A Generation on a Ledge

Fenster writes: I wrote here about how the pro-faculty American Association of University Professors issued a report critical of the misuses of Title IX.  And how Fester found that take to be refreshing and welcome.  But also that it was … Continue reading

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Faces and Noses, con’t.

Fenster writes: I wrote here about Neil Postman’s influential early 90s view that broadcast news was morphing to entertainment.  And how that argument–insightful as it was–missed the notion of actual media bias, replete with intention about actual content, that came down … Continue reading

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