"IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE": Saw this last night. Incredibly lush Wong Kar-Wai film about two neighbors who realize that their respective spouses are having an affair with one another.This is just an astonishingly sensual, longing, aching movie--drenched in color, attentive to surfaces and textures, giving you lots of slow movements, lots of disconnection and half-communication between the characters, so that you're keyed up to an intense pitch and then just left there. The movie replicates the way … [Read more...]

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I'M SUPER, THANKS FOR ASKING! (You knew I'd go there.) Tim O'Neil replies to my "cool stuff superhero comics do well" post by saying, basically, Almost all superhero comics suck. Oh, yeah, absolutely! (Here, have a howl of execration.) I just don't think it needs to matter, except in one respect.90% of everything is, of course, crap. Almost all currently-produced mystery stories are abysmal. Almost all currently-produced romantic comedies are horrific. Leaping randomly from genre to medium, we … [Read more...]

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"Ladles and jellyspoons, I stand upon this speech to make a platform. The train I arrived in has not yet come, So I took the bus and walked. I come before you To stand behind you And tell you something I know nothing about." --I found this in Iona and Peter Opie's fantastic trove The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren. Seemed appropriate for the day! … [Read more...]

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ON TV TONIGHT. I am laughing very very hard now. The WB, PBS, Telemundo, USA, and Cinemax ones are my favorites. Via The Rat. … [Read more...]

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"PASSION" PROMPTS CONFESSIONS TO BOMBINGS, MURDER, BURGLARY.Via Amy Welborn. … [Read more...]

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DETERIORATION IN TERRI SCHIAVO'S CARE. … [Read more...]

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RECIPE FOR PORK CARAMEL. That is not pork with caramel. That is pork caramel. … [Read more...]

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