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Notes on “Rocco”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: In “Rocco,” sex performer Rocco Siffredi presents himself as a porno Man of Sorrows. The camera ruefully venerates him, as do the young women he “breaks” on camera. The picture opens with a languorous close-up of … Continue reading

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All the Fine Pleasures of Life

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I liked Hubert Woroniecki’s documentary on Elite Modeling kingpin John Casablancas, particularly the subject’s reflections on life, beauty, sex, and leisure. It’s based on voice recordings Casablancas made prior to his death, so it’s a bit … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: The Peculiar Institution

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The city of Savannah abounds in parks, as they are called—squares, fenced in, with trees. Young children and infants were there, with very respectable colored nurses—young women, with bandanna and plaid cambric turbans, and superior in … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts and Questions about the Weinstein Affair

Paleo Retiree writes: Woody Allen says that he’s “sad” for Harvey Weinstein. I want to bring up a handful of things that seem to me to deserve to be mentioned in the midst of the Weinstein madness. Not that Harvey … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Diversity

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: — United Auto Workers, 1946 Groups of idle sailors lay about the decks, “overhauling a range of their memories;” how they had spent the last Christmas-day, in some “Wapping,” or “Wide Water street,” with the brimming … Continue reading

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Frank Sinatra Calls Children Nazis, Japanese Japs, and a Bomb a 500-Pound Tomato … And Then Sings a Song About America

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Juxtaposin’: Witchy Women

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