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Summer of Love: Marvel Comics

While chatting Zach Davis the other day, and he pointed out he took a new tact to parenting with his daughter. No more boring ass kids’ books that pander to everyone’s cheapened sense of narrative, and generally mistake plot with … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: Infocult

Culled from the ever great Infocult, which has been an almost daily reminder for the last five years that the internet has always been undead. And that’s why I love the Infocult, Bryan Alexander has consistently posted about, commented on, … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: 21 Great Stories

The Summer of Love has been sporadic since I’m giving most of my love off the internet this Summer. That noted, I wanted to follow-up my post about Frederick Wiseman’s High School with something a little less “SCHOOL IS DEATH!!!” … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: The 400 Blows

Just watched [[François Truffaut]]’s 1959 masterpiece [[The 400 Blows]] again tonight because I needed to be transported back to something else, something other, and few, if any, films can do it like this one. This may be one of the … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: Bava’s Twitch of the Death Nerve

I recently saw the above movie poster for [[Mario Bava]]’s [[Twitch of the Death Nerve]] (1971), and I just love the whole sense of occasion created by the hysteria: “The first motion picture to require a face-to-face warning!” The exaggeration … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: Montauk

It’s only appropriate I should kick of the official start of Summer with a Summer of Love post, and nothing symbolizes the Summer’s of year’s past like [[Montauk, NY|Montauk, New York]]. It sits on the extreme eastern tip of Long … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: Sunglasses

It’s been almost twenty years since I last owned a pair of prescription glasses, and that pair was my only pair before the kickass aviators I purchased today. Fact is, glasses always seemed like a luxury to me, despite the … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: Ray Harryhausen

What’s better than [[Ray Harryhausen]]’s stop-motion animation monsters? I’d say very few things in this world. And whenever I come across a clip of his animated art, I long for a moment of film that seemed to actually have a … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: Unwound

I love [[Unwound]]. In fact, I love them so much I actually travelled to Seattle from NYC in 2002 to catch their penultimate gig at the NW Asian Art Theatre as soon as I heard they were breaking up. I … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: Keanu Reeves (the nicest guy on the internet)

You know, I think this might be my first real break through Summer of Love post, and I say that because part of any real process of cultivating love has to start with owning up, letting go, and letting yourself … Continue reading

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