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Kirk Douglas, 100 years old, My tribute to a legend

By Ismail Veli…….

Many of us cannot even imagine living to be a hundred years old. The great screen actor and Hollywood legend will be exactly that on 9 December. 311 more words


Welcome to Troy James Franco!

Big news from sleepy Troy, New York!   This week James Franco and his filming company are in town to shoot a new film entitled “The Pretenders.”  He is directing but I didn’t see any mention of him staring in the film. 105 more words

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Starred Up (2013, David Mackenzie)

In one of many subtly profound but almost throwaway moments in the sitcom Seinfeld, George and Jerry briefly discuss incarceration. Rather than describing how terrible it seems (as you might expect), we get this – 152 more words


Marilyn Monroe's' Birthday

It’s her birthday and if she was still alive she would be 90 years old today.

One of my grandmother’s thoughts about age was if you don’t want to get old you have to die young. 18 more words


The job and the life

No life without job – this is our reality. For ordinary poor people. I am not talking about Illuminati & Co. They are beyond the “reality” they configured for us. 110 more words


Musical archaeology pt39: "I'm in Love with a German Film Star" by The Passions (1981)

Do you remember the early 80s when winters were proper cold? I’m talking Siberian heatwave here. One Sunday morning in the winter of 81 I was wandering round the concrete hive that was Petticoat Lane market, trying to find anything interesting to buy other than leather jackets, yeah, that part of the market (“the big red building in Petticoat Lane”, as the ad jingle went). 209 more words