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Tony Kushner on the incomplete, imperfect illusion of theatre (Paris Review)

In a film like Avatar the illusion is almost inescapable, almost all encompassing, and it’s certain that, as we proceed into the future, cinematic illusion is becoming even more so.

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Quote for Today: Charlotte Eriksson

I am not a finished poem, and I am not the song you’ve turned me into. I am a detached human being, making my way in a world that is constantly trying to push me aside, and you who send me letters and emails and beautiful gifts wouldn’t even recognise me if you saw me walking down the street where I live tomorrow… 26 more words

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"Meinong's Jungle" / Memorable Fancies #1467

We humans speak of many things, too. And hope and believe with all our hearts that they’re real. We’re all living in the jungle, now.     <END> 64 more words

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When everything ends...

Sometimes I can’t help but think this life we live is merely a illusion. We are just some self-surviving creatures, who are basically trying to make up our lives just to show the world! 172 more words

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My Favorite Illusion: Robert Harbin's Zig Zag Girl

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I’m not one for the large illusions, but to my mind Robert Harbin’s Zig-Zag Girl is  the greatest magic stage illusion ever. It’s simple, understandable, and utterly impossible looking. 117 more words

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