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On Reading the Tough Stuff

This week I’m passing along a few of my favorite bloggers, people who have important things to say and they say it well.

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Books

Blade Runner is still an awesome movie

I love the strange, the surreal and the bizarre in film, as long as it’s told with strong narrative, interesting characters and beautiful camera work. Blade Runner has all of everything I love in cinema, twisted together into a film noir futuristic sci-fi, set in the distant year of 2019. 607 more words

Barbarella

GUILTY PLEASURE? OR YELLOW-BELLIED EUPHEMISM?

Critical clichés come and go. Twenty years ago, I noted that “an absolute gem”, “razor-sharp dialogue” and “reminiscent of the world of David Lynch” were all current, and I daresay those lines still crop up from time to time. 730 more words

Films

Pecker

Pecker is one of John Waters’s Baltimore comedies, certainly one of his tamer ones.

The cast is a significant plus. Not just the usual oddball Waters semi-regulars, like Patty Hearst stripping down to her slip and dancing on a bar, but at least four actresses that I consistently like in almost everything I’ve ever seen them in—Mary Kay Place, Martha Plimpton, Christina Ricci, and Lili Taylor. 524 more words

Movie

Mommie Dearest

I have learned that I am terrible at marketing holidays. Either I passive-aggressively let it pass by, or I come up with ideas that are completely not sellable. 141 more words

80s

Contemporary Art Hates You

Contemporary art hates you, if you ignore it, if you fail to investigate it – it will hate you.
John Waters

The director and screenwriter is famous for his movies…

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Quotes

The Best Part Of Any Breakup

The best part of any breakup is your friends. And I have been incredibly lucky over the last several months to have a cadre of women who take care of me in a variety of ways. 126 more words

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