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just another hack

by Art Chantry: while researching his role in martin scorsese’s film “taxi driver”, robert deniro actually went out and drove cab for a while. this is his official NYC taxi cab driver’s license.

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GOOD FENCES MAKE BAD NEIGHBORS: Mending The Fury

Robert Frost’s poem “Mending Wall” is about  the fences that divide us, both externally and internally.Property and territoriality   being a metaphor for that toxic blend of materialism and inner turmoil.Jean Renoir’s 1937 classic La Grande Illusion was also about … Continue reading

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PIPSQUEAKS & POLITICAL GEEKS

”New research published in the journal “Evolution and Human Behavior” concluded that short men tend to be more jealous. Why anyone chose to research this topic I have no idea. But what bugs me is the immediate relationship between the … Continue reading

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WRESTLING WITH THE AESTHETIC OF VIOLENCE

Masculinity in crisis as a black or absurd comedy.  Society’s always seems to rejoice in a misplaced misplaced judgment that portrays violence as a reality principle, perhaps reflecting the influence of Quentin Tarantino. A video of a Halifax, Canada area … Continue reading

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