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February Recap

February 2015: I quit. Then I didn’t.

Tl;dr: I overreacted to the feeling that blogging was (is?) an obligation, and, more generally, “information overload.” It turns out my blogsbuddies have experienced similar feelings and have devised a variety of coping mechanisms. 667 more words

Book Reviews

A Scanner Darkly (2006)

Director: Richard Linklater

Writer: Richard Linklater (Screenplay) Philip K. Dick (Novel)

Starring: Rory Cochrane, Robert Downey Jr, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Woody Harrelson… 761 more words


Inbox/Outbox: January 25-January 31

I find satisfying months that end on Saturdays. Very satisfying. It provides me the sense that all is well, that everything is in order, when, in fact, we are all hurtling higgledy-piggledy toward our deaths. 195 more words


Cult Movie Essentials: A Scanner Darkly (2006)

A Scanner Darkly (2006) – what a Film, what a story, what an original idea! This is quite obviously a cult classic. But you know how everyone jumps on that band wagon when something is original. 266 more words

Cult Movies

28. A Scanner Darkly

Keanu Reeves is spectacular. He can do something like Johnny Mnemonic, so bad and accidentally brilliant, and then turn around and be a perfectly believable action hero in… 564 more words

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