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satyricon: angering the sex-god priapus

Did Fellini mine the original to create his own¬†brutto spettacolo of a pagan world- as it was in Nero’s time, and as it may be in our own? … In his film adaptation of Petronius’s Satyricon Frederico Fellini created a … Continue reading

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ROUND UP THE USUAL SUSPECTS

Does our annoyance over the use of certain words mean we are against their use? Or so it would ostensibly appear. However, our distaste for certain cliche words, deemed annoying,and irritating are also, at some level,gifted with¬† a compelling attraction, … Continue reading

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