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Euros from heaven?

A family member of mine, name and official title nameless at this point, told me a strange story of a bizarre nature. She swears by it, and I can relay it only with this caveat: She comes with a strong mind, a strong will, and an amazing ability to sense things that others may not. 661 more words




Going to be reading cracks in the pavement,
Looking for a message and perhaps
I will follow these lines written in stone
To wherever they go… 26 more words

There Are Songs To Sing There Are Feelings To Feel There Are Thoughts To Think (Dennis Potter)

By 1978 Dennis Potter’s standing as a TV dramatist was unrivalled. His contemporaries from a decade before, the writers for the BBC’s “Wednesday Play”, a series of one-off plays which were often challenging, controversial & even influenced the political agenda, had moved to theatre, films or anonymity while contenders like Mike Leigh did not yet have back catalogue to claim the belt. 1,219 more words


Clues/Things I Read Off the Screen in The Last of Sheila

Whodunnits tend to be more like parlour games than dramas — the intellectual exercise MUST triumph over the demands of character insight, emotional investment, moral message or thematic exploration. 368 more words


Louis Armstrong + Dancing Skeleton = Happy Halloween!

Louis Armstrong performs Skeleton in the Closet from the 1936 movieĀ Pennies From Heaven (with Lionel Hampton on drums)

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Pennies from Heaven...Really!

The subtitle of this book is “A Widow Shares Her True Story”, and one suspects the telling of itĀ  had a very cleansing effect on author Nancy Northrop Sluzinski. 250 more words

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