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ORIGINAL FICTION

FILMS & TV

ORIGINAL NONFICTION

NEOLOGISMS

SPOKEN WORD (BY VARIOUS FOLKS)

MUSIC (BY VARIOUS ARTISTS)

MIXED POEMS (I KNOW, I KNOW) (BY MIXED POETS)

WHAT DOESN’T FIT

 

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ORIGINAL NONFICTION

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YOU SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION: JAPAN’S RADICAL ERA (PART 1)   (3,700 words)    Japan’s rampaging students turned its campuses and cities into war zones.

YOU SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION: JAPAN’S RADICAL ERA (PART 2)     (6,850 words)    Then it all went haywire and homicidal.

AFRICANUS: JOHN CHILEMBWE‘S RACE-BASED REBELLION  (2,800 words)   The colonial African preacher thought a race-based rebellion would bring justice to his people.

THE COCONUT KING: AUGUST ENGELHARDT    (1,670 words)    The nude dude (1875-1919) and his attitude to food.

THE YAGHAN PEOPLE OF TIERRA DEL FUEGO & THEIR INSURMOUNTABLE LANGUAGE     (1,900 words)    These lowlanders spoke the Mount Everest of languages.

GRAFFITISTAN    (800 words)    Inconvenience raised to an art form.

THE KANNIBAL CLUB: HOW TO SURVIVE A GULAG ESCAPE    (980 words)     When you’re on the run in Siberia, what could be more convenient?

WHIPPED BY THREE FLAGS: THE KOREAN WHO KEPT GETTING CAUGHT     (2,700 words)    Two wars, three armies, three continents: more than enough for one man.

THE CITY OF HYPHENS (or THE DRUNKEN CORONER): TRIESTE     (2,900 words)    A lot of Italians weren’t even sure it was in Italy.

THE MEN WHO WEREN’T THERE: BUTCH CASSIDY & THE SUNDANCE KID     (6,900 words)   Butch and Sundance are dead. No they ain’t. Yes they are. No they ain’t. Yes they are. No they ain’t. So, where are they?

ON CLOUD IX: THE MOTHER OF ALL NUMBERS     (700 words)    Neun.  নয় Neuf. .  Nueve.  девять.  Nove.  नौ.   It’s the mother of all numbers.

 

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YOU SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION: JAPAN’S RADICAL ERA (Part 1)

(Japan’s radical protest movement turned its streets into war zones)    (3,700 words)

NONFICTION

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SAY HELLO TO MY GEBABO

 

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YOU SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION: JAPAN’S RADICAL ERA (Part 2) 

(Then it all went haywire and homicidal)   (6,850 words)

NONFICTION

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WE WERE JUST GETTING STARTED

 

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AFRICANUS: JOHN CHILEMBWE’S RACE-BASED REBELLION 

(This obscure preacher in an obscure British colony figured a race-based rebellion would do the trick   (2,800 words)

NONFICTION

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HE’S A REBEL

 

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THE COCONUT KING: AUGUST ENGELHARDT   

(The nude dude [1875-1919] had an attitude to food    (1,670 words)

NONFICTION

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IT BECAME “THE DONE THING” TO HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN WITH THE LOCAL NAKED LOONY

 

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THE YAGHAN PEOPLE OF TIERRA DEL FUEGO & THEIR INSURMOUNTABLE LANGUAGE

(It’s a wonder the missionary’s brain didn’t explode)   (1,900 words)

NONFICTION

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GRAFFITISTAN

(Inconvenience raised to an art form)   (800 words)

NONFICTION

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ALTHOUGH SOMETHING MIGHT BE OPEN…

 

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THE KANNIBAL CLUB: HOW TO SURVIVE A GULAG ESCAPE 

(This cuisine not only came pre-packaged but also transported itself across Siberia)     (980 words)

NONFICTION

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WHIPPED BY THREE FLAGS: THE KOREAN WHO KEPT GETTING CAUGHT

(Yang was now pitted against the enemy of his former enemy’s enemy)    (2,700 words)

NONFICTION

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THEY ALL GOT A PIECE OF YANG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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THE CITY OF HYPHENS (or THE DRUNKEN CORONER): TRIESTE

(The Italian city with more psychiatrists per capita than even Buenos Aires)    (2,900 words)

NONFICTION

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A LOT OF TRIESTINI HAVE THE BLUES

 

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THE MEN WHO WEREN’T THERE: BUTCH CASSIDY & THE SUNDANCE KID

(Butch & Sundance are dead. No they ain’t. Yes they are. No they ain’t. Yes they are. No they ain’t. So where are they?)     (6,900 words)

NONFICTION

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THIS IS THE PLAN: WE GO STRAIGHT TO ARGENTINA AND GO STRAIGHT

 

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ON CLOUD IX: THE MOTHER OF ALL NUMBERS 

(Number nine. Number nine. Number nine………)      (700 words)

NONFICTION

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九 NEUF NEUN

 

 

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ORIGINAL NONFICTION   

ORIGINAL FICTION

ASSORTED MUSIC SPOKEN WORD PIECES BY VARIOUS FOLKS 

POEMS BY A MIX OF POETS  FILMS & TV WHAT DOESN’T FIT

 

 

NEOLOGISMS:

 

NEWLY COINED WORDS FOR WHEN WE DON’T ALREADY HAVE WORDS.

TOO MANY TO LIST HERE.  JUST CLICK NEOLOGISMS AND IT’S AN EASY SCROLL.

(Examples: WHAT IS THE WORD FOR “LAUGHING AT YOUR OWN JOKES?

ORSOMEONE WHO CLAIMS TO BE THE VICTIM OF MULTIPLE ALIEN ABDUCTIONS?

ORSOMEONE WHO’S MORE THAN AN ACQUAINTANCE BUT LESS THAN A FRIEND? )

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GO TO: ORIGINAL NONFICTION NEOLOGISMS 

MUSIC OF MANY KINDS BY MANY ARTISTS SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCES BY A MIX OF PERFORMERS

FILMS & TV MIXED POEMS BY MIXED POETS  WHAT DOESN’T FIT

 

ORIGINAL FICTION

(You read it here first):

MASCULINE PLURAL    (4,930 words)  Care to double your DNA, chéri?

BEYOND THEM CHINESE BONES    (3,970 words)  Maggie had the man and she had the plan. But did she have the luck?

SO YOU WANT TO TRAVEL THRU TIME    (2,000 words)  The do do’s and do-not-do’s of time travel for profit.

THE KISS OF ’96    (850 words)  The Devil must surely approve of Mr. Edison’s contraption.

WHAT THE EYES BEHOLD    (900 words)  It’s the thief of time.

THE MAFIA ON THE MOON     (650 words)  Did it really have to be NASA?

 

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MASCULINE PLURAL

Three can be a bit of a crowd in the clone zone. So what’s the solution?  (4,930 words)

(FICTION)

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ZANDER JUST HAD TO SAY OUI

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 BEYOND THEM CHINESE BONES

Now that he and Maggie were in cahoots, he wondered if this might afford him special privileges   (3,970 words)

(FICTION)

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A WOMAN, A MAN AND A CRIMINAL PLAN IN POST-BELLUM TEXAS

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SO YOU WANT TO TRAVEL THRU TIME

Hey there to the max! Thats our future your playing with lol. Dont forget!   (2,000 words)

(FICTION)

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ITS THE YEAR 2118 (TWENTY-ONE 8EEN) ALREADY LOL & THERES BIG MONEY IN TIME TRAVEL LOL

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THE KISS OF ’96

Everyone knows I haven’t a prudish bone in my body (850 words)

(FICTION)

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MR. EDISON’S INVENTION WILL SURELY LEAD US TO PERDITION!

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WHAT THE EYES BEHOLD

“…And now doth time waste me.” (Don’t let this happen to you!)    (900 words)

(FICTION)

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A DOUBLE CAPPUCCINO AND THEN REALLY KNUCKLE DOWN

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THE MAFIA ON THE MOON

He’d drink the first martini and smoke the first cigarette in space because who needs NASA?    (650 words)

(FICTION)

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A $100 BILL IN EVERY POCKET MEANS NOBODY SAW NOTHIN’!

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ORIGINAL FICTION POEMS BY ASSORTED POETS   TV & FILM

MUSIC OF VARIOUS GENRES BY A MIX OF ARTISTS     WHAT DOESN’T FIT

 

 

SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCES (BY VARIOUS PERFORMERS):

 

THE LADY OR THE TIGER? performed by Toyah Willcox and Robert Fripp

He understood her nature

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THE CLASSIC TALE PERFORMED BY TOYAH WILLCOX AND ROBERT FRIPP

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TO PROVE A VILLAIN performed by Daniel Pellisier

Since I cannot prove a lover…

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DANIEL PELISSIER’S WITTY RENDITION OF THE FAMOUS SHAKESPEARE BIT

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THE TWILIGHT’S LAST GLEAMINGS written & read by William S. Burroughs

Perhaps the appendix is already out, doctor

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WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS INTRODUCES DR. BENWAY

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THE DO-RIGHTS written & read by William S. Burroughs

Get there firstest with the brownest nose!

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THEY SAID HE HAD THE WRONG ATTITUDE

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SPOKEN WORD PIECES BY VARIOUS PERFORMERS  FILMS & TV

ASSORTED MUSIC BY ASSORTED MUSICIANS

ORIGINAL FICTION 

WHAT DOESN’T FIT

 

 

MIXED POEMS (BY MIXED POETS):

I KNOW. I KNOW.

BUT MOST OF THEM ARE AMUSING. AND ALL ARE SHORT.

(THE “POEMS” LIST IS ALSO SHORT. IT’S AN EASY SCROLL.)

 

POINTY BIRDS by STEVE MARTIN

 

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A POEM IN THE STYLE OF JOHN WILMOT, 2nd EARL OF ROCHESTER (1647-1680)

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THE MOVIE THE LIBERTINE WAS BASED ON HIS LIFE 

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FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA

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IT’S A YUGE HONOR, I HAVE TO BE HONEST.

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WEE WORKS FROM VARIOUS POETS

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BREVITY SOUL WIT

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A MODEL OF CONCISION

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WILLIAM BLAKE (1757-1827)

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A POST-STRUCTURALIST LAY DYING

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ORIGINAL NONFICTION

NEOLOGISMS

ORIGINAL FICTION

FILMS & TV

MIXED POEMS BY MIXED POETS

SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCES BY A MIX OF PEOPLE

WHAT DOESN’T FIT

 

MUSIC TRACKS OF ASSORTED GENRES BY VARIOUS ARTISTS:

Brian Eno      The Fall       Van Morrison and Hozier       Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin     James       Arcade Fire       Dean & Britta and Laurie Anderson      Sir Richard Bishop     Mississippi Fred McDowell and Howlin’ Wolf

 

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“AN ENDING (ASCENT)”  (OR 4′ 31″ OF ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT) BY BRIAN ENO

Brian Enos cosmic calm. Play this in a dark room on full screen at a comfortable volume and see if your perspective isn’t altered.

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THRICE FALLEN: SONGS BY THE FALL

Three (?) songs by The (mighty) Fall

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“THEY REALLY (WERE) QUITE MAGNIFICENT, YOU KNOW.”

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VAN MORRISON & LUC BOONEN  …  HOZIER

Van Morrisons Purple Heather (photos by Luc Boonen) followed by Hoziers version of Morrison’s Sweet Thing

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THIS IS WHY THE FRENCH DON’T SUCK

Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin (late 1960’s)…

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PERFORMING Je T’aime,…Mois non plus (LATE 1960’S)

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LAID

by James (U.K.) 1993: a boppy little track, this

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HER DIMENSIONS

by Arcade Fire (Montreal). A track from the soundtrack of the Spike Jonze film Her (2013)

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THE SONG BOB DYLAN WROTE & THEN VIRTUALLY FORGOT and IT TANGO

Dean & Britta‘s version of the long lost Bob Dylan song I’ll Keep It With Mine and Laurie Anderson‘s It Tango

 

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IT TAKES 1 TO KNOW 1

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MAHAVIDYA BY SIR RICHARD BISHOP

by Sir Richard Bishop (A solo guitar track)

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“ARISE, SIR RICHARD”

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“I DON’T PLAY NO ROCK ‘N’ ROLL!” written & performed by Mississippi Fred McDowell

Mississippi Fred McDowell’s Shake ‘Em On Down followed by Howlin’ Wolf‘s unforgettable Smokestack Lightnin’

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NEOLOGISMS

ORIGINAL FICTION

SPOKEN WORD PIECES BY A MIX OF FOLKS

POEMS BY A MIX OF POETS

MUSIC OF VARIOUS GENRES BY VARIOUS MUSICIANS

WHAT DOESN’T FIT

 

 

KEY SCENES FROM KEY MOVIES (AND A LITTLE TV):

 

(THE UNDERLYING QUESTION IS ALWAYS: WHY AREN’T SOME OF THESE FILMS BETTER KNOWN?)

 

QUINTESSENCE OF DUST: final scene from Withnail & I (1987 comedy-drama)   

 “THE WRONG POOR SON OF A BITCH: early scene from The Hospital (1971 satire) 

THE FUTURE KING OF COMEDY? : He’s a funny guy, right?  Right?           

BAGS OF HANGUPS: sex, lies and videotape (1989)           

BURN!: a neglected film from Marlon Brando’s middle period        

CALL-WHAT’S-HIS-NAME-AND-ASK-HIM-ABOUT-HIS-HOUSE: early scene from Withnail & I (1987) 

“YOU HAVE MEDDLED WITH THE PRIMAL FORCES OF NATURE!”: pivotal scene from Network (1976) 

I SAID, ‘EVERYBODY LIVES WITH LIES’!”: pivotal scene from The Hospital (1971) 

THE INTERROGATIVE PRONOUN PLAYS AT BASE #1: classic comedy routine from 1953 

LOVING AND DYING: subjectively objective scene from Love and Death (1975)           

HE HAS THEM……: the pinnacle of stand up comedy            

DEEP IN THE RUSSIAN SOUL: more from Love and Death          

THE KEY TO SUCCESSFUL LOVEMAKING: and Love and Death again          

THE MUSIC OF MEN’S LIVES”: scene from Mark Rylance’s acclaimed stage performance in Richard II

 

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QUINTESSENCE OF DUST (extract from “WITHNAIL & I”)

The scene from Withnail and I (1987 comedy-drama) where Withnail and “I” part company for the last time

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WELL, OLD BOY, THIS IS IT

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“THE WRONG POOR SON OF A BITCH” (scene from THE HOSPITAL [1971])

The scene from The Hospital (1971 satire) where they find a dead doctor in a patient’s bed

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YOU AND I HAD BETTER HAVE A LITTLE CHAT

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THE FUTURE KING OF COMEDY? Liam Neeson ventures into comedy

From the TV series Life is Too Short (Ep 1)

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I’M A FUNNY GUY, RIGHT?

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BAGS OF HANGUPS: sex, lies and videotape in its entirety

The 1989 drama sex, lies and videotape in its entirety

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THIS WASN’T SUPPOSED TO HAPPEN

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BURN! (Marlon Brando)

One of Marlon Brando‘s lesser known films, languishing in undeserved obscurity since 1968

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WORTH A LOOK EVEN JUST FOR THE OPENING CREDITS

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CALL-WHAT’S-HIS-NAME-AND-ASK-HIM-ABOUT-HIS-HOUSE (More from “WITHNAIL & I”)

A narrow escape for Withnail and “I” when someone takes exception to the perfume “I” accidentally spilled on his shoes (Withnail and I, 1987)

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AND NOW I’M CALLING YOU ONE!

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“YOU HAVE MEDDLED WITH THE PRIMAL FORCES OF NATURE!” (Scene from “NETWORK” [1976])

The scene from the satire Network (1976) in which the immutable by-laws of business are made clear

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“…AND I WON’T HAVE IT!”

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“I SAID, ‘EVERYBODY LIVES WITH LIES’!” (Scene from “THE HOSPITAL” [1971])

The famous “impotence monologue” from the satire The Hospital (1971)

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“THE ONLY THING I’VE EVER TRULY LOVED”

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THE INTERROGATIVE PRONOUN PLAYS AT BASE #1 (Abbot & Costello)

Classic comedy skit from 1953. FF to 0′ 50″

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Q: WHO GETS THE MONEY? A: EVERY DOLLAR OF IT.

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LOVING AND DYING (From Woody Allen’s “LOVE AND DEATH” [1975])

Early scene from the comedy Love and Death (1975)

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BUT OBJECTIVITY IS SUBJECTIVE

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HE HAS THEM…

…eating out of the palm of his hand. 

A Rodney Dangerfield stand up routine.

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SHE USED TO BE AFRAID OF THE DARK. THEN SHE SAW ME NAKED. NOW SHE’S AFRAID OF THE LIGHT.

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DEEP IN THE RUSSIAN SOUL (from Woody Allen’s “LOVE AND DEATH”[1975])

More from Woody Allen‘s Love and Death (1975)

 

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IT’S A VERY COMPLICATED SITUATION, COUSIN SONYA

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THE KEY TO SUCCESSFUL LOVEMAKING (From Woody Allen’s “LOVE AND DEATH” [1975])

And more from Love and Death

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YOU’RE DISGUSTING. BUT I LOVE YOU.

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THE MUSIC OF MEN’S LIVES (Scene from “RICHARD II”)

A scene from Act V of Richard II in which the Anglo-American actor-director Mark Rylance‘s performance won wide acclaim. This was staged at the Globe Theatre in London.

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“I WAS UNKING’D BY BOLINGBROKE”

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ORIGINAL FICTION     MUSIC OF MANY GENRES BY MANY PERFORMERS

POEMS BY A MIX OF POETS    SPOKEN WORD PIECES BY A MIX OF FOLKS   FILMS & TV  NEOLOGISMS

 

AND

 

VARIOUS OTHER THINGS WHICH DEFY CLASSIFICATION:

WHAT DOESN’T FIT: 

Which includes

TWEETS FROM GOD

&c ,  &c.

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