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NONFICTION

 

It’s all true

 

AFRICANUS  He conducted the Sunday service with Livingstone’s severed head on the altar

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HE’S A REBEL

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YOU SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION (Part 1)

They were Japan’s radical fringe’s radical fringe

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SAY HELLO TO MY GEBABO

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YOU SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION (Part 2) 

 The road to Revolution will be paved with bombs!

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WE WERE JUST GETTING STARTED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 WHIPPED BY THREE FLAGS 

They all got a piece of Yang

I WONDER HOW THIS ONE WILL TURN OUT

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 THE MEN WHO WEREN’T THERE

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?

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

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THE COCONUT KING

It became “the done thing” for visitors…to have their photos taken with the naked local loony

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DRESSED FOR THE OCCASION

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THE YAGHAN PEOPLE OF TIERRA DEL FUEGO AND THEIR INSURMOUNTABLE LANGUAGE

The missionary’s jaw dropped once he saw what he was up against.

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MAYBE A VERB FOR EVERY CONCEIVABLE HUMAN ACTION

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THE CITY OF HYPHENS (or THE DRUNKEN CORONER)

Trieste rivals Buenos Aires in the number of psychiatrists per capita 

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SO OBSCURE THAT MANY ITALIANS DIDN’T KNOW IT WAS IN ITALY

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THE KANNIBAL KLUB

All is not as it seems. There are lies within lies.

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FRESH FOOD WHICH NOT ONLY TRANSPORTS ITSELF BUT COMES ALREADY PACKAGED

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GRAFFITISTAN 

Inconvenience raised to an art form

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I WONDER IF ANYTHING’S OPEN

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ON CLOUD IX

Number nine. Number nine. Number nine………

 

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FICTION

 

MASCULINE PLURAL   

Three’s a crowd in the clone zone, right?

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MAYBE ZANDER SHOULDN’T HAVE SAID OUI

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BEYOND THE DEAD CHINAMAN

Now that he and Maggie were in cahoots he wondered if this might afford him special privileges

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ROBBING A PROFITEER IS NOT REALLY STEALING

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THE KISS OF ’96 

One or two of the ladies in the audience had the presence of mind to faint

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THIS WILL LEAD TO PERDITION

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WHAT THE EYES BEHOLD 

A double cappuccino and then really knuckle down

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AND NOW DOTH TIME WASTE ME

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THE LATIN LOVER

Liz’s duplicity shook him to the core

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SO YOU WANT TO TRAVEL THRU’ TIME 

The International Chrononautics Academy of the year 2118 (twenty-one 8een)

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HEY TO THE MAX! THATS OUR FUTURE YOUR PLAYING WITH LOL! 

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THE MAFIA ON THE MOON 

A hundred bucks in each pocket means nobody saw nothin’!

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THE FIRST MARTINI AND THE FIRST CIGARETTE IN SPACE

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NEOLOGISMS

 

Neologisms are new (“neo”) words coined to describe actions, emotions, phenomena, feelings and everything else for which we don’t yet have a word.

This category’s contents are too numerous to reproduce here, and more come into existence all the time. So just click NEOLOGISMS. It’s an easy scroll from there.

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POEMS

 

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

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THEY MADE THE MOVIE THE LIBERTINE ABOUT HIM

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FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA    

The joys of life in Trumpistan

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

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MAY 18, 2015 

Wee works by a few authors

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BREVITY SOUL WIT

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A MODEL OF CONCISION 

Something by William Blake (the poet, not the character in the movie Dead Man, directed by Jim Jarmusch)

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1757-1827

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A POST-STRUCTURALIST LAY DYING  

Which he prepares to kick the bucket

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FILM SCENES (AND SOME TV TOO)

 

 QUINTESSENCE OF DUST

Withnail and “I” say adios for good (scene from the 1987 comedy-drama)

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WELL, THIS IS IT

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 THE WRONG POOR SON OF A BITCH”

The Hospital (scene from the 1971 comedy-drama)

The heavy hand of medicine

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YOU AND I HAD BETTER HAVE A LITTLE CHAT

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 THE FUTURE KING OF COMEDY??   

From the TV series Life’s Too Short (Ep 1) (scene)

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I’M A FUNNY GUY, RIGHT?

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 BAGS OF HANGUPS   

sex,lies and videotape (1989 film) 

Here shown in its entirety

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THIS WASN’T SUPPOSED TO HAPPEN

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BURN!

One of Marlon Brando’s lesser known films, languishing in obscurity since 1968. Here shown in its entirety.

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WORTH A LOOK EVEN JUST FOR THE OPENING CREDITS

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CALL WHAT’S-HIS-NAME & ASK HIM ABOUT HIS HOUSE”

Withnail & I (scene from the 1987 comedy-drama)

A narrow escape after I‘s accidentally perfumed shoes cause a reaction

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YOU HAVE MEDDLED WITH THE PRIMAL FORCES OF NATURE!”   

Network (scene from the 1976 satire)

In which the immutable by-laws of business are made clear

 

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“…AND I WILL NOT HAVE IT!”

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I SAID ‘EVERYBODY LIVES WITH LIES’!”  

The Hospital (scene from the 1971 comedy-drama)

One man’s despair at this whole wretched world

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THE ONLY THING I EVER TRULY LOVED

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THE INTERROGATIVE PRONOUN PLAYS AT BASE #1  

Classic comedy skit from 1953

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Q: WHO GET’S THE MONEY? A: EVERY DOLLAR OF IT.

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LOVING & DYING  

Scene from Woody Allen‘s “Love and Death” (1975) 

Objectivity is subjective

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LET’S NOT GET HYSTERICAL

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HE HAS THEM…  

…in the palm of his hand.

Rodney Dangerfield stand up comedy 

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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

Scene from Woody Allen‘s “Love and Death”

(1975) 

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IT’S A COMPLICATED SITUATION

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THE KEY TO SUCCESSFUL LOVEMAKING   

Woody Allen‘s “Love and Death” (1975) (scene)

As in all things, practice makes perfect

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YOU’RE DISGUSTING. BUT I LOVE YOU.

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THE MUSIC OF MEN’S LIVES

A short scene from Mark Rylance’s acclaimed performance as Richard II (enacted at Shakespeare’s Globe in London)

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I WAS UNKING’D BY BOLINGBROKE

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MUSIC

 

AN ENDING (ASCENT) Brian Eno

Play this in full screen in a dark room at a comfortable volume and see if this doesn’t alter your perspective

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THRICE FALLEN   

Three (?) tracks by The Fall (in memory of Mark E. Smith)

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

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THE PERFECT BALANCE

Purple Heather by Van Morrison (images by Luc Boonen) and then Sweet Thing (a memorable Van Morrison cover) by Hozier

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YOU SEE, THIS IS…………..   

Je T’aime,..Moi Non Plus (I Love You,..Me Neither)

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………….WHY THE FRENCH DON’T SUCK

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NAME ME 1 STRAIGHT GUY WHO’S NEVER FELT LIKE THIS   

The group is James

Laid is the song (1993)

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“HER” DIMENSIONS  

Arcade Fire (from Montreal), performing a piece from the soundtrack of the Spike Jonze film “Her”

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TWO NUMBERS  

First is Dean and Britta: I’ll Keep It With Mine (originally recorded by Bob Dylan in 1964, forgotten and unreleased for decades) and second is It Tango by Laurie Anderson

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ARISE, SIR RICHARD

Mahavidya by Sir Richard Bishop

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“I DON’T PLAY NO ROCK ‘N’ ROLL” 

First is Shake ‘Em On Down by Mississippi Fred McDowell (1904-1972) and then Howlin’ Wolf‘s Smokestack Lightnin’ (1959)

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SPOKEN WORD

 

Lend an ear

 

THE LADY OR THE TIGER 

(Toyah Willcox & Robert Fripp, 1986

The classic tale

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HE UNDERSTOOD HER NATURE

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TO PROVE  A VILLAIN 

(Daniel Pelissier) 

Shakespeare’s famous bit rendered with unusual intelligence and wit

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“SINCE I CANNOT PROVE A LOVER…”

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TWILIGHT’S LAST GLEAMINGS

(William Burroughs)   

The doctor lifts the abdominal wall and searches along the incision dropping ashes from his cigarette

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DR. BENWAY

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THE DO-RIGHTS

(William Burroughs)  

“Get there firstest with the brownest nose”

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HE SAID I’VE GOT THE WRONG ATTITUDE

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WHAT DOESN’T FIT

 

Too varied to describe individually: cartoons, tweets from God, musings and mumblings. Stuff that won’t fit anywhere else. The link above will take you there.

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