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Vegas, a bad toupeé and a side of homophobia: “Diamonds Are Forever,” Bond in Context, Part 7.

One of the strangest-ever Bond films has a complicated history, and the background of the time in which it was made is fascinating.

By |2018-10-11T20:30:44+00:00October 11th, 2018|History, Movies|0 Comments

Morning After: “The Poseidon Adventure” and its cheesy song as a climate change metaphor.

How did I find climate change in a 1972 disaster picture about an overturned ocean liner? Let me count the ways.

By |2017-12-10T20:30:16+00:00December 10th, 2017|Climate Change, Movies|0 Comments

Interiors: Argentine National Library (Biblioteca Nacional), Buenos Aires, Argentina.

It's been a long time since I've done an Interiors post, and as you know that I love libraries I decided to return to that [...]

By |2017-09-04T20:30:33+00:00September 4th, 2017|Books, Interiors|0 Comments