Tag Archives: Orson Welles

What the Magnificent Ambersons can teach us about the Internet

Last night I stumbled upon Orson Welles’s The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) on TCM and I have to admit I’d never seen it before. In fact, I didn’t see the whole film I just caught a piece of it, but it … Continue reading

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What’s your favorite performance of literature?

OK, I just stopped in at the great Terry Kennedy’s Literature in Performance blog, and I noticed the students were starting to post examples of poetry readings found around the web.  One student, LoneEagle, actually put a clip up from … Continue reading

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Call Me Ishmael

Some years ago – never mind how long precisely – having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of … Continue reading

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Orson Welles was a mad tripper

Thanks to Christina’s post for professor Carole Garmon’s Approaches to Video Art course I just saw a short, experimental film by Orson Welles titled The Hearts of Age (1934). I had never even heard of this bit of Bunuel-inspired craziness … Continue reading

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