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America’s Favorite Victim

The title of America’s Favorite Victim was first awarded to Mabel Norman in 1913 for her role in Barney Oldfield’s Race for a Life.   Jamie Lee Curtis won the title for the entirety of the 1970s when she starred … Continue reading

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Annie Hall and The Inner Monologue Well Displayed

A friend couldn’t recall the inner monologue scene from Annie Hall so I looked it up. We are used to characters talking to themselves when they are alone by themselves but it is much rarer to see this between characters … Continue reading

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Paudeen by William Butler Yeats

Paudeen was a not so kind word for a shopkeeper, someone below Yeats’ station in life. A class system in Yeats’ time sharply divided people of the British Empire, with the high too often and too quickly exasperated with the … Continue reading

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NightWare Review Part Two

NightWare™ review. A review of NightWare.™ Transcript delayed due to the death of a friend. NightWare Review – Part One (internal link) NightWare Review – Part Three (internal link) NightWare Review – Part Four (internal link) NightWare Review – Part Five … Continue reading

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My Bad. And my Bad Guy Moment.

I thought the neighborhood in Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy” video was in Palm Springs. Had to be. Turns out the location was Balboa Heights which is a part of the greater San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles. The most featured … Continue reading

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Snake by D.H. Lawrence

As a young teenager I practiced a great deal with a slingshot called a Wrist Rocket. They’re still sold today. After some time I got quite accurate and one day a bird in a tree seemed a natural target. I … Continue reading

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Hiking the Marin Headlands

For years I hiked the Marin Headlands, that area just north and west of the Golden Gate Bridge. I often joined Katy’s group. She is a national Sierra Club leader and a much stronger hiker than myself. My favorite spots … Continue reading

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You Kissed Me by Josephine Slocum Hunt

You Kissed Me Josephine Slocum Hunt (? -?) Has that magic moment ever been better described? I can’t immediately find any information on Hunt. Can you help? Leave a comment or email: thomasfarley@fastmail.com Update: January 27, 2022 Mr. Farley,  I … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins Reads A.E. Housman

Richard Dawkins Reads A.E. Housman From Poems that Make Grown Men Cry, Anthony and Ben Holden, ed., Simon and Schuster, Limited (2015) This video was for the UK’s National Poetry Day in 2014: https://nationalpoetryday.co.uk/previous-years/ (external link) Turn on the close captioning. … Continue reading

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Getting The Lucky Shot

How do you get that great shot when you are only shooting some of the time? Sometimes it’s just luck. I’ve always liked this clip of my brother bowling. I was only snapping pictures with my iPhone now and then. … Continue reading

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