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WAXING POETIC

Life is mostly froth and bubble,
Two things stand like stone.
Kindness in another’s trouble,
Courage in your own.

 I stumbled upon this stanza by the 19th century poet… 940 more words

Online Book Club

Anthony Hopkins and Magic, AKA: Before there was hannibal Lecter there was Corky withers (and Fats)

So, “Corky Withers?”, you say. “Sounds more like a Christopher Guest mockumentary character than an unhinged potential schizophrenic to me”. Maybe… did I mention that he’s a ventriloquist? 168 more words

Film

"Quid pro quo, yes or no?" : 'The Silence of the Lambs' (Jonathan Demme - 1991)

Chilton: “I am going to show you why we insist on such precautions. On the evening of July 8th, 1981, he complained of chest pains and was taken to the dispensary. 2,099 more words

Classics

Meeting celebrities

Last friday I was hanging out with one of my best friends with whom I have shared many spontaneous adventures. This time we decided that saturday would be a good day to go to Amsterdam and visit Madam Tussaud, because, who doesn’t want to meet their favourite celebrities? 176 more words

Photography

#31DaysOfHorror: Oct 19

The stink of Van Helsing pretty much put the kibosh on Universals plan to reboot their classic monsters. Dracula films always seem to pop up every few years, and most are hunks of shit. 601 more words

Then vs. Now: The Wolfman

The Wolf Man
Released 1941                              Rated: NR

I genuinely liked this movie. It’s obviously dated, but for the most part I liked it. It felt extremely short, coming in at just passed one hour; I’m not used to that. 632 more words

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