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Once a mark of shame, computer generated scenes "may be the coming aesthetic."

The Age of Real-ish…

San Francisco Chronicle movie critic, Mick LaSalle condemns the new Avenger’s movie, Age of Ultron for bunches of reasons: It’s loud, chaotic and interminable. 308 more words


Mad Men: Lost Horizon, or On the Road Again With the White Whale

It’s moving day for the good folks at the entity formerly known as Sterling Cooper & Partners, and it’s not going well. Between the bureaucratic snafus, the misogyny, the bad jokes and overall culture clash, many of our favorite characters are not adapting easily to their forced relocation to the Evil Empire (aka McCann Erickson). 3,386 more words

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so hard to let go of in the end...

I was more alone that weekend than any. Sometimes I’d feel a body lying next to me, like an amputee feels a phantom limb. All I did was think about Jennie Gerhardt and Alice Quinn and all the decades of people I’ve known.

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May The Fourth Be With You!

As stated on the Star Wars website:

One of the earliest known records of “May the 4th” used in popular culture is in 1979, as described here by author Alan Arnold while he was chronicling the making of The Empire Strikes Back for Lucasfilm: 188 more words

Like, You Know . . .

“Managing the Decline of, Like, a Great Language” by Barton Swaim. The Wall Street Journal, 4/20/2015

Judge Judy violently shook her head and waved her hands at the teenaged defendant. 287 more words

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Sourcerer's Eleven: Questions for Author Luther M. Siler

This is the inaugural edition of a new feature: author/blogger interviews. Today I’m chatting with Sourcerer contributor Luther M. Siler, author of The Benevolence Archives… 1,069 more words


Spotlight On Film- Queen (2014 Indian Comedy)

2014 Comedy Directed by Vikas Bahl.

A bittersweet Bollywood comedy of self-discovery- Variety

I love a good feel good film and this 2014 comedy directed Vikas Bahl is no disappointment.

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