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AT LEAST CRAIG'S NO PEDOPHILE!

By Lady Bunny
Friday, 8/31/2007 12:00 AM
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HE-DAHO FROM IDAHO

By Lady Bunny
Wednesday, 8/29/2007 12:00 AM
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NO END IN SIGHT

By Lady Bunny
Tuesday, 8/14/2007 12:00 AM
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"When we started reconstruction, we joked that there were five hundred ways to do it wrong and two or three ways to do it right. What we didn't understand was that we were going to go through all five hundred." -- Ambassador Barbara Bodine

If you're in the mood for a cheery, escapist summer movie with lots of special effects and a happy ending, don't even watch this film's trailer. But if you're sick of our propaganda-heavy TV news, you'll be shocked and informed by this fact-heavy series of interviews with military and intelligence agents who tell the tale of the botched war effort in Iraq. I'm not really going to comment much on the style of the documentary. Though there are plenty of arresting and moving images and you do get to hear some Iraqi voices for a change, it's a very basic, dry and ... Read More


August 7, 2007

By Beauregard Houston-Montgomery
Tuesday, 8/7/2007 12:00 AM
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While I have no recollection of my former Horatio Street neighbor "Patricia Fieldsteel", I do vividly recall another, who lived up the street for the time I resided there. Kathleen Widdowes was a relatively successful actress with distinctive, not quite beautiful looks, and a certain detached quality that I found fascinating when she played the asexual Helena, in Sidney Lumet's constantly aforementioned film version of Mary McCarthy's sociological masterpiece "The Group". As I have said previously, "The Group" is one of my favorite films, in particular because of the presciently post-modern visual patina it applied to the past, which is rare to this day, as most period films, then and now, look like the era they were made far more than the eras they represent.*

The Group** is also of note for it's casting, which features an amazing array of actresses in early roles, including two ... Read More


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