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  • In taking the additional step away from an already impersonal ‘He’ versus ‘I’ approach to ‘fictional autobiography’, in Boyhood and Youth, and by killing himself off and having others tell their versions of his life story in Summertime, Coetzee presents an unreal, unreliable, unflattering picture of himself to illustrate the folly of ‘biography.’ Judge me on my work, he tells us with this book, not my life…’there is no third way.’

    2010 January 19 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • He was a regular over at Full Moon Entertainment and is largely responsible for helming their popular DTV vampire franchise, ‘Subspecies.’ Other notable credits include ‘The St. Francisville Experiment’ and ‘TerrorVision,’ both of which deserve the title “Classic Shit.

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  • For instance, Hughes directed the movie ‘Forces of Nature,’ but right before that she directed the Nickelodean picture ‘Harriet the Spy,’ and those two movies couldn’t be any further removed from one another in terms of story and content, however, the most surprising aspect of Hughes’s early career is her involvement with ‘The Kids in the Hall.’ She directed film segments of at least six different episodes in 1994.

    Classic Shit: ‘Stander’ | We Are Movie Geeks

  • I will then take the best entries and edit them together to make the complete ’Lost Episode.’ ...

    The Publishing Spot Library: Memoirist and Novelist Josh Kilmer-Purcell

  • You see an idealized straight-edge good-guy bursting through a wall with bricks flying marked, ‘hate,’ ‘racism,’ ‘sexism,’ and also some oddly context-specific signaria like ‘apathy,’ ‘fascism,’ and ‘negativity.’ To skim over the context — which at a certain point with these records takes a near-curatorial interest to understand — ‘fascism’ was, of course, not a real social movement in Southern California, circa 1986.

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  • The label said, ‘All right, that's fine,’ and the band agreed to it and said, ‘At least we've got a logo.’ So that's it – no real deep meaning to it. . . DON'T FORGET PERRING'S HATS.

  • rsquo; and I said, ‘To the bathroom.’” Sounds like my kind of guy.

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  • ldquo;If they want to have an exercise video,” snorted Ritter, “then why don’t they come here and say it to my face and I’ll give ’em an exercise video, which will be called, ‘Scott Ritter Kicking Their Ass.’”

    Firedoglake » Scott Ritter’s Overdue I Told You So

  • Evidently thanks to mistaken intelligence, two private guards were killed and three wounded when commandos from coalition forces raided the headquarters of the Afghan Tiger Group, “a supplier of vehicles to the United States military.” From the New York Timesreport on the incident comes the following quote: “’It was murder,’ said Col.

    Tom Engelhardt: In the Crosshairs: Tucson-Kabul

  • But the central publicity issue in the flap was Mr. Morgan’s having called Ms. O’Donnell on the gap between writing about her position and discussing it on air.

    Jerry Weissman: Christine O'Donnell Bolts CNN Interview


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  • Rsquo is an improperly coded apostrophe. For instance, seeing the word "letrsquos" should be read as "let's". Other improper codes may be seen as &rsquos, so: Let&rsquos should be read as "Let's". It may also be seen as ’.

    April 12, 2015