Tag Archives: Florida

Architecture Du Jour: Annie Pfeiffer Chapel at Florida Southern College

Blowhard, Esq. writes: This blurb reminded me that I’ve been meaning to post a few photos of my brief visit to Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Child of the Sun” buildings at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida. The city boasts that FSC is … Continue reading

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Architecture Du Jour: Celebration, Florida

Blowhard, Esq. writes: During my Christmas vacation in central Florida I made an impromptu stop in Celebration, Florida, the Disney-designed town located outside Orlando near Disney World. Having never seen a New Urbanist-inspired town like this in person, I was eager … Continue reading

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Quote Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: “Are you going to tell me about it, Junior?” “About what how dumb I was, d’you mean? Sure, I’ll tell you about it. I forgot for a minute that Miami, like any other city, is a dangerous … Continue reading

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“Pain & Gain” and Michael Bay

Sax von Stroheim writes: Pain & Gain, the new true crime caper movie from Michael Bay: Uncouth Reflections Movie of the Year? Movie of the Decade? Movie of All Time? Its subject is excess, and it’s catching, so forgive the … Continue reading

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