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Quote Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Two weeks after the marriage, I knew it was a mistake. All we had in common was movies, sex, and hamburgers. — Bettie Page on her second husband as quoted in BETTIE PAGE REVEALS ALL, currently streaming on … Continue reading

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“Diary of a Nymphomaniac” (2008)

Blowhard, Esq. writes: This is a strange one. After failing to climax during her first sexual experience, Val, a Spanish-French twenty-something played by Belén Fabra, egged on by her dying grandmother who wishes she spent her whole life fucking, decides that … Continue reading

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Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Should all Americans be given a basic monthly income? Con artist of the year. “I’m 40 years old going on 65,” says an ex-lineman. “God knows what I’ll feel like when I’m actually 65 years old.” Why … Continue reading

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“A Model for Matisse”

Paleo Retiree writes: Arts buffs should enjoy this sweet documentary about Sister Jacques-Marie, a French nun who was close to the painter Henri Matisse during his final years. (She not only posed for him but also helped him realize the Vence … Continue reading

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“Crosswinds”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I enjoyed this 1951 film written and directed by Lewis R. Foster. It plays like a run-through of B-movie tropes: bits of aviation films, adventure films, safari films float around in the mix (there’s even some … Continue reading

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