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A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, by Anthony Marra

This is kind of a difficult book to talk about, as I and my fellow book clubbers quickly found out when we sat down to talk about it. 516 more words


Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore (2010)

Directors: Frank Henenlotter, Jimmy Maslon

There are some outstanding comments uttered in the delightful course of this film, one in particular pertaining to Lewis’ 1967 opus… 378 more words


'One Gram Short' by Etgar Keret

One Gram Short by Etgar Keret, 2014

The magic trick:

Forcing the reader away from comedy to confront tragedy

This story begins like a Seth Rogen stoner comedy. 301 more words

Short Stories

Carnage (2011) - Roman Polanski (director) ; Yasmina Reza (writer)

A closed-room play on film, in which the parents of two children who have had a playground fight meet to try to handle the situation and descend into chaos. 45 more words


Live from the Shanghai Motor Show: Porsche 919 Hybrid

Like we mentioned earlier, Porsche displayed a 919 Hybrid during the second press day of this year’s Shanghai Motor Show. While it’s a lot newer than the cars we typically feature on Ran When Parked, we decided to shoot the 919 Hybrid because it’s a fascinating piece of machinery and because it stands out as the car that spearheaded Porsche’s long-awaited return to the top category of endurance racing. 163 more words


#567 -- The Babadook (2014)

A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son’s fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

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