Tag Archives: Cold War

The Art of the Opening Title: The Americans, Season 4

Blowhard, Esq. writes: An interview with an animator who created it. He also worked on the opening titles for TRUE DETECTIVE.

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The Russians Return!

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Just when I think I’m done with the Cold War, it pulls me back in. What I’m WATCHING now: THE AMERICANS, season 5. Also BETTER CALL SAUL season 3 and THE UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT season 1. What I’m … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery Du Jour: The USS Growler

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I love anything having to do with the Cold War and submarines so I had a blast touring the USS Growler at the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum. Here are some pics I took of the awesome … Continue reading

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“Carlos the Jackal”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: In “Carlos the Jackal” Olivier Assayas trains his restless intelligence on the subject of international leftism. In its complete form the work is over five hours long, and though it’s split into three feature-length episodes, it retains a … Continue reading

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