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Wire 106: S03E03 “Dead Soldiers”
In this video discussion of episode 3 of Season 3 of the The Wire, “Dead Soldiers,” Paul and I were joined by Meredith Fierro, Amy Wallace, and Alison Thoet. The conversation covers a lot of ground, and this episode has a bunch … Continue reading
The Wild Bunch ‘How does it feel to be so god damned right”
I’ll be quoting from Sam Peckinpah’s masterpiece, and my all-time favorite Western, The Wild Bunch extensively in the scenic series. But right now this scene just seems so right. Deke Thornton (Robert Ryan), a “Judas goat,” confronts the railroad detective … Continue reading
The New Bava Beverly
Image courtesy of Robjtak Los Angeles is a fine town. I lived in its tepid embrace for over seven years, and I have to say it was probably seven of the best film years of my life. I think I … Continue reading
Buckminster Fuller on Change
I just discovered the Foundation for P2P Alternatives wiki, and on the main page they have a really cool quote from Buckminster Fuller, a fascinating thinker that we strangely happened to be talking about tonight after dinner. You never change … Continue reading