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Julie Maroh--Blue is the Warmest Color (2010) [translated 2013]

SOUNDTRACK: LAIBACH-Sympathy for the Devil (1988).

After recording Let It Be, Laibach decided to tackle another sacred cow–the Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy for the Devil.”  “Sympathy” is my favorite Rolling Stones’ songs and even so, I love this incredibly different version of that song. 1,290 more words

Death

The Messy Tidbits of a Picture-Perfect Life: Trailblazers

On a gorgeous September 27th day, before a small group of almost 70 friends and family, on a roof-top garden in New York City, we stood and got married. 502 more words

The Messy Tidbits of a Picture-Perfect Life: No Shortcuts

Let me get straight to the point…

Of all the things I do with my children, the thing I hate the most is having to sit down and teach them something. 687 more words

Children/Kids

Nuruddin Farah--"The Start of the Affair" (New Yorker, December 22 & 29, 2014)

  SOUNDTRACK: LES CLAYPOOL-Of Whales and Woe (2006).

Although Les Claypool had been making all manner of jam band based “solo” records, he finally got around to releasing another one under just his name.  981 more words

Short Story

The Messy Tidbits of a Picture-Perfect Life: Everything must change

Every since my children were little, each year as we prepare for Christmas, we engage in conversations around what we would like Santa to bring us. 862 more words

Children/Kids

The Messy Tidbits of a Picture-Perfect Life: Boredom

I have a confession to make…

LDT: When I turned 40 (err I mean 27), I went to the doctor for a comprehensive checkup.  One of the things we discussed was my sleeping. 646 more words

Children/Kids

The Messy Tidbits of a Picture-Perfect Life: Sometimes

In the beginning I decided I would forge my own path. Ha, what a crock of shit that is…though it does sound good. I never “decided” I would do anything.   656 more words

Children/Kids