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Monthly Archives: March, 2015

the primrose (psycho)path

Last night, I was doing some light reading – which is to say I started reading the Wikipedia article about serial killers, and then went down a rabbit hole, as … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

2015 Movie Challenge: The Slipper and the Rose

13/52: A movie you watched as a kid “Oh, let me be mawkish for the nonce!  I am so tired of being cynical.” So says Humbert Humbert, so say I. … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Aguirre: What Was God Up To?

Aside from his (harrowing) texting-while-driving PSA, Werner Herzog’s oeuvre has been an unexplored jungle to me.  I know what he’s about, and I’ve read/watched interviews, but I’d never actually sat … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

quick and dirty midweek roundup

1. We live in a world where the BBC advocates consuming your own blood.  Okay. 2. The evil manservants of Satan himself – by which I mean the organizers of … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

2015 Movie Challenge: The Big Lebowski

12/52: A movie that made you laugh till you cried  The Big Lebowski is one of the best movies to come out during my lifetime.  This isn’t a controversial statement, I’m … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

2015 Movie Challenge: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

11/52: A comedy  What was the state of comedy in 1953, you ask?  Sexism, sexism, and more sexism.  Of course.  All the fun and frivolity of the 1920s, the relative … Continue reading

March 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

the unbearable Rite-ness of Spring

It is, allegedly, the first day of spring.  Increasing daylight and a handful of days with temperatures over the freezing mark mean that there’s not quite as much snow on … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · Leave a comment