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“Some Kind of a Man,” Indeed: recapping the beginning of the Orson Welles Blogathon.

Some fine bloggers have stepped up to deconstruct the life and work of Orson Welles, with entries on the length and breadth of his career.

By |2019-09-03T19:08:45-07:00September 3rd, 2019|Movies|4 Comments

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 |2018-10-11T20:30:44-07:00October 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 |2017-12-10T20:30:16-07:00December 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 |2017-09-04T20:30:33-07:00September 4th, 2017|Books, Interiors|0 Comments