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Taxi Driver

Last night I played the role of Taxi Driver.  A friend invited us over to celebrate his PhD conferring in Thurles but my son was also invited to an 18th birthday near Tipperary town.   584 more words

Poetry

1976: Martin Scorses's Taxi Driver Released

The Vietnam war ended at least one million lives. Dividing a nation, the controversy of U.S Armed Forces involvement was the subject of protests and marches throughout the countries almost 20-year presence. 327 more words

Film

Reasons I write Noir #1: Scorsese's Taxi Driver and the Pathology of Loneliness

I was a high school sophomore when I discovered the words film noir. Words that encompassed vast works of literature and film that still hold a special place in modern literature and film. 897 more words

Writing

BEER ADVENTURES: FIVE BOROUGHS, FOUR BEERS

FIVE BOROUGHS, CNR ROXBURGH AND MAJORIRBANKS ST, MT VICTORIA

Five Boroughs is a New York styled, neighbourhood ‘deli, diner and dive’ in Mt Victoria. With an exterior hording promising ‘ice cold beer’, the Thirsties squeezed into a booth one sunny January to evening partake in a chilled beer or two. 205 more words

Bars

Caturday - You Talkin' to Me?

If I were Ellie, I would be a tad concerned. Just look at the defiant look Miko has. I believe she may be channelling Travis Bickle. 19 more words

Cats