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Emma Roberts, Liev Schreiber, and Zosia Mamet Fête the Latest Exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image

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It was a humid summer evening last night but for Emma Roberts, appropriately dressed in a Edition shorts suit, summer is about to get much steamier: She’s moving to sultry New Orleans next week to begin shooting FX’s… 616 more words

At Waterman Farm, Customers Come Face To Face With Their Thanksgiving Dinner

(CBS) — For thousands of Chicago-area families, finding a bird for Thanksgiving is a little more involved than pulling one from bin at their local supermarket. 123 more words


2016 minus 44: a sorry affair or two

Very occasionally, for a variety of reasons, I’ll grab the couch at my ex-wife’s and stay the night. We’re still on very good terms and if I’m in North London for something and it’s late, or if she’s very unwell, I’ll stay at her place. 1,645 more words


History Chat: Lowell Roberts on Bremen's Civil War heritage

Back in 2013, Bremen resident Lowell Roberts gave a talk at the Bremen Public Library during the Historic Bremen annual board meeting. He addressed the residents and family of those who fought in the Civil War, the campaigns they participated in, and the effects those campaigns had on the war. 387 more words


The Reason For Witness Protection

Deep dark secrets are great until you confess them and risk of being held accountable. Who wouldn’t rather be ‘mysterious with a dangerous streak’ instead of ‘on parole’? 1,458 more words


Establishing Meta Magic (2)

There is another form of meta magic that comes to mind, and it is more about discrepancies which are not always spotted easily:

  • Magic tricks on television that are achieved rather by TV tricks than by magic methods…
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Reality through Art in Synecdoche, New York

Charlie Kaufman’s postmodern film Synecdoche, New York, is on one hand incredibly realistic, with an obsessive portrayal of the mundane, the everyday, the almost-disgusting banal, as if these aspects of our lives are important to the larger picture. 1,155 more words