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Redemption in Paris, Texas

Our conflicted and silent protagonist Travis (Harry Dean Stanton) emerges from the desert like a mirage. Dressed in an old suit that hangs loose on him and a red trucker hat, an outfit only Stanton could don with such earnest, he reenters civilization in a trance. 627 more words


Paris, Texas (1984)

“And for the first time, he wished he were far away. Lost in a deep, vast country where nobody knew him. Somewhere without language or streets. 588 more words


I'd rather go to Paris, Texas, than Paris, France, anyway

There’s a commercial from the folks at Signet Jewelers that has been making its rounds lately, and it features a young couple—the woman is blindfolded and wearing a necklace from what I assume is Signet’s Interwoven jewelry line—throwing a dart at a map to decide where to go on a trip. 317 more words


Dancing in the dark

Yesterday was new bike day, which is always a sad day for me. It’s sad because once again I have to admit that after decades of riding on numerous bikes, they all feel more or less the same. 830 more words

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A Damn Fine Cup of Culture Podcast #3: Paris, Texas

Tune in for episode 3 of A Damn Fine Cup of Culture podcast as Mege and Matt remember Harry Dean Stanton and discuss Wim Wenders’ … 63 more words

A Damn Fine Cup Of Culture

We are 'Lucky' to See Harry Dean Stanton Give His Triumphant Final Lead Performance

Movie Review: Lucky

1h 28min

Director: John Carroll Lynch

Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, Ron Livingston

by Jason Koenigsberg

The recently deceased Harry Dean Stanton was one of the most beloved character actors of all time. 704 more words

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