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Breakout imminent

Stocks weakened last week, but the Nasdaq remains in the rising wedge pattern that started last year. It is still not clear which way the eventual breakout move will go. 368 more words

Market Commentary

Scarred Lives: The Jazz Palace

Review: The Jazz Palace, by Mary Morris
Doubleday, 2015. 245 pp. $26
It’s 1915, and Chicago’s South Side has its clubs where black musicians assume that the very few white patrons must be there to steal their secrets. 627 more words

Historical Fiction

'Hills Like White Elephants' by Ernest Hemingway

Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway, 1927

The magic trick:

The power dynamic between the man and the woman

So here we go. It’s Hemingway Week at the magic tricks website, so you know what that means: lots of Iceberg Theory, lots of minimalism, lots of “you know what I’m saying even if I’m not actually saying it.” 425 more words

Short Stories

FASHION MONTH! 'Our Dancing Daughters' (1928)

So this month is Fashion Month on the FaceBook version of my friend Monty’s blog All Good Things. Every Month he organises a new topic to discuss and four of us Classic film lovers take it in turns to write something related. 564 more words

Classic Hollywood

Dining on Daffodils

My heels skipped in anticipation across the tiled bouquet of the sweeping entrance. From the black and white blooms beneath my feet to the intricate frosted glass, the façade sang out the old cinema’s name: … 293 more words