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Monthly Archives: July, 2016

maybe the last time I’ll talk about this

It’s settled, it’s final, there’s no chance to change it now: Hillary Clinton is the official Democratic candidate for president, and Donald Trump is the official Republican candidate.  I just … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

Too darn hot

I’m late to the Michael Mann party, as I am late to most parties.  Manhunter was enough to convince me that he is indeed a genius, and worthy of all the … Continue reading

July 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

over-the-top roundup

1. Before I delve into the shitty stuff, here’s something fun: the Nitrate Diva (who rules, and who’s worth following) has been showcasing sparkly movie costumes on her Twitter feed. … Continue reading

July 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mann: Hunter

Did you really feel so depressed after you shot Mr. Garret Jacob Hobbs to death? I didn’t know you then, but I think you probably did. But it wasn’t the … Continue reading

July 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

off-track, as usual

Okay, I promise to give you kids a real-live movie review tomorrow, but in the meantime: how do you all deal with the crippling knowledge that we are effectively in … Continue reading

July 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

no laughing matter, man

I was going to write a real post today.  Honest, I was.  But I have been mad and red and nude online since about 11:00 this morning, and I need … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

F for Fake

Literature is invention. Fiction is fiction. To call a story a true story is an insult to both art and truth. Every great writer is a great deceiver, but so … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · Leave a comment