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“Killer Women”

Paleo Retiree writes: Netflix rec: My wife and I have been enjoying the documentary series “Killer Women with Piers Morgan.” In it, Morgan (a well-known British journalist) talks to convicted and imprisoned American women murderers, while cutting away to the … Continue reading

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Noma Two Ways

Paleo Retiree writes: I recently watched and enjoyed “Noma: My Perfect Storm,” Pierre Deschamp’s documentary about René Redzepi, the brilliant chef behind Noma, an avant-garde Copenhagen restaurant that’s often been called the best restaurant in the world. Inspired and curious, … Continue reading

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“Filthy Cities”

Paleo Retiree writes: I recently enjoyed (if with some reservations) the three-part BBC documentary series “Filthy Cities,” which recently became available on Netflix Instant. Medieval London, revolutionary Paris and industrial-age New York City are the filthy cities covered by the … Continue reading

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Five Things I Learned From Watching 37 Episodes Of “Yes, Minister”

Eddie Pensier writes: Illness has struck the Pensiers: at least two members of our household have spent the last six days walking around in various states of poor health. To fill up the gaping maw of daylight hours while I … Continue reading

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Notes on “Jack Irish: Bad Debts” and “Black Tide” (2012)

Eddie Pensier writes: This series of telemovies is based on the novels by Peter Temple. Jack is a widowed criminal attorney who has drifted into a second life as a private investigator, debt collector, gambler, and quippy layabout. He hangs … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Lady Parts

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Juxtaposin’: Celebrity Spokeswomen

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