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My First Lon Chaney Movie

It. Is. Time.

I’ll admit, until this blogathon came around, I hadn’t seen any Lon Chaney movies, although I’d seen clips of him. I knew he was a pioneer of both film makeup and horror films, which inspire industry professionals such as Rick Baker to this day. 1,261 more words


Anthropology Friday: Scatalogic Rites of All Nations, by John Bourke

“Take wheat and barley, beans and lentils, millet and spelt; put them in a storage jar and use them to make bread for yourself. … 12 Eat the food as you would a loaf of barley bread; bake it in the sight of the people, using human excrement for fuel.” 13 The Lord said, “In this way the people of Israel will eat defiled food among the nations where I will drive them.”

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Twelfth Night: With and without Inverted Commas...

This has not been an easy festive period – for me, for most people I know – though there have been pockets of deep happiness, and the sharing of honest love among friends and family. 887 more words


Feast of Fools

This Sunday after Christmas traditionally is when we tell the story of Mary and Joseph bringing baby Jesus to the big city, Jerusalem, and to the Temple in Jerusalem, which was the center of religious life for Judeans and Galileans (Luke 2:21-40). 884 more words


...and staying there to round off the year.

It’s the last CROWS review of the year and, since I have a stomach bug which I pray will disappear tomorrow, I’ve decided to post a nice review today to cheer myself up. 106 more words

Book Reviews

Mood for today!

It’s the day for breaking rules. Come and join the feast of fools!