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Posts from November 2007

culture, film

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American Gangster

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I find it difficult to evaluate the movie American Gangster without some kind of compare and contrast to 2001’s Blow, which I also felt compelled to say a few words about. Both are period films about drug smugglers, considered by some to be innovators during their time. Both are based on real-life stories. Both sport […]


art, culture, journal, politics

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Beyond Words

This nonsense brings back a powerful memory. One morning during my Junior year of college, my sculptor professor, a scruffy-looking curmudgeonly man, who also happens to be one of the most well-spoken individuals on the topic of art I’ve ever met in real life, led our small group through the art building’s court yard area. […]