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The Graduate

Movie #85 released in 1967 added to the Registry in 1996

The Plot: A recent college graduate, Ben, moves back home and ends up having an affair with his dad’s business partner’s wife while falling in love with her daughter. 262 more words

National Film Registry

(post-) punk gems, v. 40 -- Bad Manners

The autumn equinox has been a rich one in terms of music history, and punk history in particular. Patti Smith first retired in mid-September 1979, at age 32, after playing before 85,000 people in Florence, which nearly coincided with the dissolution of Siouxsie and the Banshees, and the first single of Graduate (see… 101 more words

Popular Music History

"Well I would say that I’m just drifting. Here in the pool.” – Benjamin Braddock, “The Graduate”

I graduated on May 9, 2014 with a degree in English and Psychology. When I picked my major (or life-long career choice, it seemed) at the age of 18, English and Psychology seemed to be a good pair. 528 more words


The End Where I Begin

The internet presents itself with a whole lot of mixed information, differences in opinion vary widely and I think possibly the most insidious, loud, and uninformed voices are heard above everyone else, which is why I fear becoming one of them. 393 more words

The Graduate

The Graduate @ Segal Centre

Brigitte Robinson as Mrs. Robinson – Photo by Andrée Lanthier

Currently running at the Segal Centre, director Andrew Shaver’s re-imagining of the modern classic The Graduate… 268 more words


Death Cab For Cutie - “Cath...”

A remake of The Graduate’s final scene (nearly) plays out while the band sits pensively on a plot of artificial grass.

“Cath”—from 2008’s Narrow Stairs… 67 more words


The 'Sound of Silence' over at PCCI

(Author’s Note:  This is the third Opinion video published in this Blog after “Songs for the 2015 Elections-Send In The Clowns” and “Take a Chance on Me” 616 more words

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