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Sea areas Fastnet, Rockall and Hebrides: Living on the edge

Appendix I of C.W. Scott’s 1906 History of the Fastnet Rock Lighthouses – class, please make a note of that plural ‘s’, we’ll be coming back to it later – is entitled ‘ 1,994 more words

Maeve Binchy Travel Award

The General, 53.4% - Compass Box

Compass Box is a highly regarded whisky ‘releaser’. They release all kinds of whiskies that they generally blend in their London offices. I don’t call them a blender in the regular sense of the word since I think they’re more than that. 538 more words

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Keaton's The General on location in Cottage Grove

The San Francisco Silent Film Festival special one-day “Silent Autumn” event opens Saturday morning, September 20, 2014, with a trio of classic Laurel & Hardy silent shorts, and features a 7:00 p.m. 178 more words

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The Sunday Intertitle: A Most Wanted Man

At Edinburgh’s late, lamented Lumiere (a terrible room with great programming), one of the treats was a screening of Keaton’s THE GENERAL, with THE GOAT (1921) in support. 838 more words


Review: The Savior by Tony Daniel and David Drake

Many of us talk to ourselves and consider ourselves lucky if the voices in our head don’t talk back. Major Abel Dashian relies on the fact his voices will talk back, offering information, projection, strategy and advice. 649 more words


Breaking down the Sports Illustrated's Cover QB pairings

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Don’t judge a book by it’s cover. However, sometimes it does feel like the cover is speaking. Take the most recent NFL preview cover from Sports Illustrated, for example.  449 more words

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A Pictorial History of the Movies: 1926 – The General

I like this movie better than any movie Charlie Chaplin ever made.

I just felt I should get that out there. I think this is one of the five greatest films of the silent era. 834 more words