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The Embittered Old Writer Addresses The 2032 Graduating Class Of The Floyd Valley Vocational-Technical College

Man is what he believes. –Chekhov, Notebooks Not that you lied to me, but that I no longer believe you, has shaken me. –Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil The worst sort of liar, the most tragic, is the one you know is lying to you, but you believe them anyway, because you so desperately want […]

Rake Appeal { Object Lust

When I moved into my apartment, I inherited the previous owner’s leftover futon and threw a tapestry over it. But at thirty-eight years of age, I felt I was beyond tapestries and futons. I wanted a new couch. I decided that the only way to get one would be to unload the grubby futon. Because […]

Fringe Festival: Borderlines

I saw a great Fringe show last night–Borderlines, which was, far as I could tell, a meditation on bureaucracy, national security, and red tape. Think airline security and INS folk scrutinizing an innocent enough international marriage. But the funniest part was the physical presences of the five performers who got to play the inefficient pencil-pushers. […]

Deep Calling To Deep

Infamous and The Queen. Infamous, 2006. Written and directed by Douglas McGrath. Starring Toby Jones, Daniel Craig, Sandra Bullock, Jeff Daniels, Sigourney Weaver, John Benjamin Hickey, Lee Pace, Peter Bogdanovich, Hope Davis, Isabella Rossellini, and, in a small but powerful role, Gwyneth Paltrow. Now playing at the Edina Cinema. If you were to look at […]

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