Tag Archives: Tim Roth

food: big fish stories

Food need not be a mere necessity of life… Maybe the biggest fish story ever told. For sheer pomp, circumstance, and calories, no era in the history of cookery surpasses the reign of Louis XIV. Whether dining alone or with … Continue reading

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happy days: manufacture of innocence

Halfway through the 1950’s , in the summer of 1955, Life ran an article entitled Nobody is Mad With Nobody.” In the text, in which, next to¬† photographs of things like two car suburban garages marked “his” and “hers”, the … Continue reading

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Oscar and the academy specter of death: just drink it like socrates

Its a metaphor for orgasm. Sex and death. The French term it “le petite mort” or the little death, where sex and death are linked from the spiritual release that comes with orgasm. As the Oscars get handed out, are … Continue reading

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DOUBLE BOGEY ON ADULTHOOD

Feeling both grown-up and not grown-up is a timeless, ageless, human state, explored in poetry and fiction for generations. It’s currently being explored by a generation with miserable job prospects and good access to birth control, that’s all. Its called … Continue reading

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ABANDONED TO THE WOLVES: EATEN BY DESPAIR

“Things are going badly because sick consciousness has a vested interest right now in *not* recovering from its sickness. This is why a tainted society has invented psychiatry to defend itself against the investigations of certain superior intellects whose faculties … Continue reading

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