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BOOK REPLIES/REVIEWS (2014): Camus, Abadzis, & Probst’s (2014) The Cigar That Fell In Love With A Pipe

Framing/Background for Replies

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Two years ago in 2012, I set myself the task to read at least ten pages per day; last year, I did so. 2,197 more words

Book Reviews

Sondra Gotlieb: In the garden or onscreen, always look on the bright side of life

Despite the slim pickings in recent movies, I have seen two excellent films about food, Chef and The Hundred Foot Journey. They are satisfying fairy tales for a food lover like myself, in spite of their mixed reviews among the film critics. 743 more words

Life

Review: 'Jodorowsky's Dune' 6.5.14

A fascinating documentary of one of the most important directors of the 60’s & 70’s, who longed to make Frank Hubert’s Science Fiction classic novel ‘Dune’, into a feature length film. 307 more words

War of the Worlds

I’m getting this one out of the way.

(The story goes on the 30th of October, 1938 Orson Welles directed the Mercury Theatre in a nationwide broadcast of an adaptation of H.G Wells’s War of the Worlds, using fake news bulletins and reporters “live at the scene” to inform the listeners of the invasion of Martians from Mars. 674 more words

Radio Review

Tomas Scheckter: IndyCar's Orson Welles, Part 2

It had been a tumultuous  first half-season in IndyCar for Scheckter, especially  those chaotic days leading up to his epic victory in Michigan. Fired by Cheever – who didn’t last long as an owner – Scheckter eventually drove for nearly a dozen different IndyCar teams, sometimes several in a single season.   976 more words

IndyCar Racing

Film Noir

Here are some film noir from my personal collection. The genre of film noir is a great way for someone to be introduced to black and white films. 24 more words

Blu-ray

Tomas Scheckter: IndyCar's Orson Welles, Part 1

Son of 1979 F-1 champion Jody Scheckter and born the next year, Tomas was a meteoric and flawed IndyCar driver during his decade in the series from 2002 – 2011 and… 981 more words

IndyCar Racing