Some changes round these here parts
In the back of the tattoo parlor ...
Happy birthday, Alice McDermott
"Listen now, you corpses ..." Filming A Bridge Too Far
She asks, "What else do you do, besides shoot?"
Link roundup
On staged readings
"I was always a cartoonist in my mind. But then something happened." An interview with director Ben Barnes:
A Thousand Women Like Me (2000); Director: Reza Karimi
20 most surprising performances
First slide: Burt Hummel (Mike O'Malley)
"Talk About the Movie: A Bug's Life and Up"
Bloomsday 2010
Anthony Mann's New York
Rejoyce. It's Bloomsday.
"Last November a young woman tried to snatch my purse on the street. I punched her out until the cavalry arrived. Most fun I’ve had in years."
20 most surprising female performances (Part 2)
20 most surprising female performances (Part 1)
"Tarkovsky for me is the greatest [director], the one who invented a new language, true to the nature of film, as it captures life as a reflection, life as a dream." - Ingmar Bergman
"He tried to get into the Brat Pack, but he wanted to change it to The Smile Bunch."
"This time give us a little awe."
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Ted Hughes
Red Cliff (2008); Directed by John Woo
Peggy Cummins in "Gun Crazy"
Chicago: July, 1995
Christine Lavin: "Ballad of a Ballgame"
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Frank O'Hara
Quotes on acting 12: Minnie Maddern Fiske
Quotes on acting 11: Pauline Kael on Marlon Brando
Quotes on acting 10: Sidney Lumet on Ingrid Bergman
Quotes on acting 9: George Bernard Shaw on Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree
Quotes on acting 8: Stella Adler on playing Ibsen
Quotes on acting 7: Bette Davis
Quotes on acting 6: Sidney Lumet
Quotes on acting 5: Barbra Streisand
Quotes on acting 4: Laurette Taylor
Quotes on acting 3: Eleonora Duse
Quotes on acting 2: Michael Caine
Quotes on acting 1: Anton Chekhov
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Allen Ginsberg
The Big Combo (1955); Director: Joseph Lewis
RIP Rue McClanahan
Snapshots
Crimson Gold (2003); Director: Jafar Panahi
Don't Bother to Knock (1952); Director: Roy Ward Baker
"The deadbolt notes"
Dennis Hopper's "Double Standard", 1961
I miss you already, Mr. Hopper
Shanghai Gesture (1941); Dir. Joseph von Sternberg
Balm in Gilead
"John Williams is the maaaaaan."
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - A.R. Ammons
John Ford to John Wayne
Je t'aime John Wayne (2000).
Happy birthday, John Wayne!
"But what about the OFFER?"
Jafar Panahi's release: "A moral victory"
Jafar Panahi to be released on bail
Picturing Dorian Gray
Lydia Marks: Creating the look of Sex and the City 2:
The Circle (2000); Director: Jafar Panahi
"To put that scenario in its proper context, compare the regime's blackout of Mr. Panahi's films in Iran to the klieg-lit response of the outside film world:"
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - James Dickey
It's so funny when William Powell lies
Binoche and Kiarostami
"Michael!"
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Philip Larkin
"Are you describing a current custom?" - reader response to Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery"
"Where's his damn box set?" - Kim Morgan on John Garfield
The Psychopaths of Charles Willeford's Shark-Infested Custard
"Finally, I swear upon what I believe in, the cinema: I will not cease my hunger strike until my wishes are satisfied." - Jafar Panahi
No One Knows About Persian Cats (2009); Dir: Bahman Ghobadi
"Jesus Christ! That's Henry Fonda!"
"He's the man standing up there beside Errol Flynn." - Amanda McBroom
The Shark-Infested Custard, by Charles Willeford
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Gwendolyn Brooks
The complete Metropolis (1927); Dir: Fritz Lang
Today in history: May 12, 1812
Born today: May 11, 1963
Madame X
RIP Lena Horne
Metropolis: "complete" as it will ever be
"He's just too damned enjoyable." - Quentin Tarantino on Howard Hawks
Ah, Chicago
' “I’m going to be a while,” I shouted, with the warmth of a Tundra December, “I’ve got myself quite a group here ahead of you, Sir.” I actually wanted to discourage the man from staying. Pretty lousy, right?"
Happy birthday, Orson Welles
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Dylan Thomas
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937); Director: Leo McCarey
Memo from David O. Selznick: in re "Tender Is the Night"
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Elizabeth Bishop
"I can’t ditch Lynn Redgrave. Someone would surely take away my SAG card."
True Crime
Psychopaths and morality: Jeremy Renner and Sissy Spacek
Today in history: May 3, 1469
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Louis MacNeice
"What's this gal's name again? Oh yeah, Emily Dickinson."
Lost works of Sir Noel Coward
Santa Monica scenes
The Queen Mary at nightfall
Scott Caan's Two Wrongs: a "delightful production"
Master class with Liv Ullmann
On the corner of Santa Monica Pier
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Patrick Kavanagh
Monty Python
Free Jafar Panahi
Memos from David O. Selznick
Two Wrongs, a new play by Scott Caan
Sick, by Erik Patterson: The Los Angeles Theatre Center
Two Wrongs, by Scott Caan - world premiere
"family drama with a side of hypochondria and alcoholism": Sick, by Erik Patterson
I'm off to Los Angeles
My favorite roof in Manhattan
Not like you need another reason to love Myrna Loy ...
In praise of Bruce McGill
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Countee Cullen
Out of the Past: the battle of the under-actors
iPod Shuffle, take me away
RIP Dede Allen
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Lorine Niedecker
"‘Ulysses’ is going to make my place famous." - Sylvia Beach, 1921
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Not really, though.
Werner Herzog interrupted
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Stevie Smith
Heroes For Sale (1933); Dir. William Wellmann
Today in history: April 18-19, 1775: "I set off upon a very good Horse"
Please do not disturb.
Today in history: April 17, 1897
Some actors you admire
Upcoming travels.
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Langston Hughes
"And never mind his crimes. I forgive him."
I loved South Dakota
The Top of the Strand: "manage[s] to capture simultaneously an intimacy and an openness that is unusual in Manhattan"
The house on the hill
At last: Metropolis in my metropolis
"because no voice can hold out over the brutalities of life without breaking"
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Hart Crane
Belfast: Directions from Carrie
Punch-Drunk Love in Japanese
"He begs to be excused accordingly."
Storm on the beach
Today in history: April 13, 1743
Under-rated Movies #18: Murder by Numbers
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Basil Bunting
R.I.P. Dixie Carter
What the radio sees: Wong Kar-Wai's In the Mood for Love
More of William Powell in Love Crazy
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Louise Bogan
Liberating Mary
"What you get with Banville is the result of concentration. What you get with Black is the result of spontaneity."
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Dorothy Parker
Mother (2009); Dir. Bong Joon-Ho
Nothing like old old friends
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Austin Clarke
Love Crazy (1941); Dir. John Conroy
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - E.E. Cummings
In conjunction with
Love Before Breakfast (1936); Dir. Walter Lang
Block Island
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Hugh MacDiarmid
"Contrary to what we'd all come to believe, Dennis Hopper is not immortal. Let's appreciate him now."
Angel Baby (1995); Dir. Michael Rymer
The Killer That Stalked New York (1950)
Happy birthday, Bette Davis
Alice through the ages
The O'Malley boys
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Edith Sitwell
Red Sox. Finally.
A glimpse on the horizon
Starman
Chinatown: frames and lenses
One of the reasons I love John Lahr
1947: The O'Malleys
Plot
Trains ....
"I firmly believe in trying out your supposed opposite not only because (as they say) 'opposites attract,' but because you never know if you've actually found your twin."
"Oh yes, he broke the mold."
"Why I do theatre"
Ex Libris
My blacks crackle and drag
"[The river] has crested over the top of Route 95."
Happy birthday, Seán O'Casey
Offside at BAM; Dir. Jafar Panahi
Deep focus: Long takes
The photo is from my trip to ....
The monumental project
“When I was younger, I would always want to know what dancers were doing...I would have loved to have Twitter to read about what they were doing on a day-to-day basis rather than just in a performance."
Neo Ned (2005); Dir. Van Fischer
Today in history: March 28, 1941
My advice to a friend, about to take her first trip to Ireland:
Happy birthday Alex
The "persona swap" of Mulholland Drive; Dir. David Lynch
The 5 most-deserving Best Picture winners
Snapshots
Interview with Rebecca West
All I can say is...
Reasons I love Three Kings:
Inglourious Basterds: The Slate Reel
Today in history: March 26, 1914
Danielle is 12 years old.
Kim Morgan on At the Movies
Rebecca West on Göring
10 books to inspire actors
"The balcony is closed."
Siobhan O'Malley at the Cape May Singer/Songwriter Festival
Today in history: March 24, 1955
“Already the publicity is beginning, and swarms of people visit the shop on hearing the news." - Letter from Sylvia Beach to her sister
Stalker (1979); Dir. Andrei Tarkovsky
3000 hits, 400 home runs
Today in history: March 23, 1775
Tim Burton at MoMA
The Ghost Writer (2010); Dir. Roman Polanski
A guide through June 16, 1904
Across the Universe (2007); Dir. Julie Taymor
Ulysses playing cards
"No note can take in all the permutations ..."
It's everywhere
"[The authorities] don't even really know what they're opposing. They don't see that music brings energy and good nature to society."
Dahmer (2002); Dir: David Jacobson
Sheriff Jeremy Renner
Stephen Booth's "Extremely Close Reading"
UK vs. US
Allison: What I miss
Bahman Ghobadi: No One Knows About Persian Cats
Today in history: March 18, 1893
"Falling as in the silence falleth now / Dusk from the air."
Sláinte
Johnny Depp: The Mad Hatter's context
Jafar Panahi Update
The chair
Today in history: March 16, 1751
Marty's list:
iPod shuffle on a rainy day
You say Ides, I say eyes
"Unchecked teal and orange"
Jorge Luis Borges: "the epic tradition has been saved for the world by, of all places, Hollywood"
Today in history: March 14, 1887
The Great Umbrella Massacre of 2010
Speaking of Pi
Apparently today (3/14) is Pi Day
Memoirs, Tennessee Williams
"Photo by Lars"
Snapshots
"Go ask Sheila."
Last night...
The Saturday Night Fever opening sequence
"I think putting Yeats to rock'n'roll and doing it for 20 songs is radical."
"There IS something rotten in Denmark, and it's his piss-poor attitude!!"
Early morning.
"Why do they strike us? What is our offense?"
Today in history: March 11, 1916
My home away from home
"Though Mom dressed me up in frilly 50s petticoats and white gloves as often as possible, I became, despite my gender, Daddy’s “favorite son.” Wherever he went, I went."
Down on the boardwalk
"My heartfelt wish is that artists no longer be imprisoned in this country because of their art and that the independent and young Iranian cinema no longer faces obstacles, lack of support, attention and prejudice."
R.I.P. Corey Haim
Rotterdam@BAM: Autumn Adagio; Director: Tsuki Inoue
Rotterdam@BAM: La Vie au Ranch; Director: Sophie Letourneur
"a fatally mistaken premise"
Rotterdam@BAM: Street Days; Director: Levan Koguashvili
Rotterdam @ Bam: C'est déjà l'ete; Director Martijn Maria Smits
Annotated Hart Crane
Rotterdam @ Bam: Mama; Directors Yelena Renard and Nikolay Renard
Rotterdam @ Bam: R; Directors Michael Noer and Tobias Lindholm
Rotterdam @ Bam: Cold Water of the Sea; Director Paz Fabrega
In the land before CGI
Finnegans Wake corrected
Tarantino re-imagined
The "invisible art" of editing:
"As Time Goes By"....
More on Rotterdam @ BAM
Some more details on Jafar Panahi's arrest
Movie poster of the Week
"Honestly the storyline and plot aren't that exhilarating. But the action sequences made it good, even though they didn't involve any violence." -- Hannah, age 12, on Cinderella
Rotterdam@BAM: The Temptation of St. Tony; Director: Veiko Õunpuu
Update on Jafar Panahi
Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi arrested
Rotterdam@BAM: Sun Spots; Director: Yang Heng
Tennessee Williams, journal entries, 1937
"I talked with the other programmers at the time (many of whom were utterly cracked themselves, including one avowed Libertarian who enjoyed sending emails in Latin)..."
Speaking of Bong Joon-Ho...
About a Boy (2002); Dir. Chris and Paul Weitz
Today in history: February 27, 1807
Behavior/brand shifts, of a feminine nature
Tumblr fun
"My goodness, these are very deep questions you’re asking me. Why don’t you ask me what my favorite color is, or my favorite pop group?"
Groucho Marx to Peter Lorre
"This may sound odd, but I have found Ulysses to be my easiest translation thus far! The most demanding and yet the easiest."
Intimidation
Johnny Guitar: a live text conversation between Mitchell and myself
Memories of Murder (2003); Dir.: Bong Joon-Ho
My interview with actress Zoë Daelman Chlanda
Today in history, February 22, 1892
Today in history, February 22, 1732
Today in history, February 21, 1907
Virginia Woolf on Ellen Terry
"Please fire me. My boss just came into my cube and asked me how my internship is going. I’m not an intern and never was one for this company."
"Ash Wednesday", by T.S. Eliot
Interpreting Lady M: Sarah Siddons/Ellen Terry
Shakespeare makes people crazy, example 1
At the tattoo parlor yesterday
A new look at Emily Dickinson
First editions
Failure: An Appreciation
He gave me a dozen roses. I gave him my eyeball.
The Spitball Valentine
For Valentine's Day.
The ferry ride back
The ferry ride out
Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., by Ron Chernow
Ice on the sea
The end that is the North Light
Somewhere in time
I look at this and I feel despair
The theme was hearts
Beware of Pity, by Stefan Zweig
Today in history, February 9, 1980
Today in history, February 9, 1923
Winter's Tale, by Mark Helprin
Tumblr?
Today in history: February 7, 1867
Movie Marathon
Love, Lombard-style
Block Island collage 2
Today in history: February 6, 1564
Saying goodbye to the island
Block Island collage 1.
Bloody Marys, Michael Jackson, rocks in the tub, and a random object from the cellar
Mrs. Robinson, Northern Ireland style
Happy birthday, Norman Rockwell
Winter in New York, 1900
The Block Island Cemetery
Dear Cara:
Today in history: February 2 (1882, and 1922)
Thrashing white
Dear Mother Nature,
"combing the white hair of the waves blown back"
"Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board." - Zora Neale Hurston
Drowning in green
My little island house
Snapshots
On the intense periphery
Thomas Hardy's awesomeness
My little house: a small tour
"This is what you shall do"
"My Business is Circumference"
Plagiarism
"A thousand tons of coal..."
Wind farms, deer hunting, and ghosts: this week on Block Island
Island snapshots
Snapshots with Wilde bookends
"Feels like a blaze of fire.", winter 1917-18
Some Island snapshots
Island Snapshots
Excerpts from The Block Island Cookbook, 1962
The Ladybug Symmetry
On the island
"Strike me if I shriek."
The way she looks at him
Uncle Tony knows.
Entire worlds
At the edge of the world
Oh shut up, Mr. Allison
Gonne and Yeats: a fragment
On the island
2009 Books Read
Spreadin' the magic
The magic Irish Apple
"Nothing Sacred"; (1937), dir: William Wellman
Today in history: December 30, 1865
The beach in winter
Lucy's foot
Today in history: December 29, 1989
Fosse time
"As I was going over the Cork and Kerry mountains ..."
"It's easy to forget, as Billboard's Country charts fill with faintly twangy pop and lazy paeans to dogs and trucks, that this music has an atavistic darkness."
Jeff Bridges: My manifesto
Yi Yi; dir. Edward Yang
Winter solstice at Newgrange: "Nobody knows, love."
5:30 a.m.
Happy birthday, Maud Gonne
Snowy Morning/Afternoon iPod Shuffle
Sissy Spacek in "Badlands": an analysis
Happy birthday, Poor Richard's Almanack
Up in the Air: "George Clooney Saved my Novel"
"Forget about the boy"
Communist propaganda
Chicago Snapshots
Facets Multi-Media: A Chicago treasure
Nureyev
Satanic rituals ...
366
The golden torso
Happy birthday to the Belle of Amherst
Why: music video for "These Hands" and "January Twentysomething"
Charmin: Enjoy the go!
Happy birthday, John Milton
Up up and away
Lucy's foot
"Heeeeere's Sheila!"
Today in history: December 7, 1941
"all fecund with its nuttiness"
Side Street (1950); dir. Anthony Mann
Happy birthday, Joan Didion
Things to write about:
"There's no signal up here...."
Today in history: December 4, 1783
"All I got to do was hurry on my tiptoes (not even on pointe!) across the stage and look pleased that I got some bullshit nutcracker for Christmas."
The Aughts
Today in history: December 3, 1947
The Murderer I Befriended
O'Malley faces
Lucy's feet
That'll Learn Ya reunites
Boris Karloff: "shocked by unkindness and never less than polite"
Don't Deliver Us From Evil (1971); dir. Joël Séria
All cousins great and small
Observe and Report; dir. Jody Hill
Where the Wild Things Are; dir. Spike Jonze
My 50 favorite films of the first decade of the 21st century
Commonplace Book
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Alex gets a rave
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), dir. Frank Capra
Van Gogh's letters
"White Christmas" in Cincinnati (and other pitstops)
Performing Revolution in Central and Eastern Europe
What we did today.
The rehearsal for "Jack Crew's Hamlet" at the New Burbage Theatre Festival
Cormac McCarthy: "Creative work is often driven by pain. It may be that if you don't have something in the back of your head driving you nuts, you may not do anything. It's not a good arrangement. If I were God, I wouldn't have done it that way."
Vilmos Zsigmond and Laszlo Kovacs
Today in history: November 14, 1851
Big news
The theme is Cassavetes
Rimbaud's Son
"Days of Heaven", dir. Terrence Malick
As You Like It, Act III,sc.5
In honor of Veterans Day:
What happens when Alex gets nervous
Happy birthday, Anne Sexton
Edward Hopper's Usherette
Today in history: November 7, 1917
A place for everyone
The triangle
Thank you, Kim Morgan
Birth of a Nation, dir. D.W. Griffith
Crossing the Kalahari
30 for 30
Juju
Scary moments: a list
Last night.
Slings & Arrows
In a linking mood
Blanche Dubois and the Code
Must-read
Baby Ballerinas
Hangman and Guinness at Ear Inn
Happy birthday, Sylvia Plath
For JustJack and Rude1:
Today in history: October 25, 1415 - "we few, we happy few"
Post-mortem
I think I need a grown-up. Where's the grown-up?
Open casting call for the best job in New York
Morning in my new apartment
Scary dolls are coming to get you. They are on the march.
Today in history: October 19, 1781
Happy belated birthday, Monty
My Right Foot
Acting Notebook
"I find it harder and harder every day to live up to my blue china."
"Don't even TRY, CHiPs!!!"
“So I cartooned. It was the only safe place for a complete fabricator to go.”
On Preacher Harry Powell
Names
What happened was ....
Nothing - nothing - nothing is the same.
The end of the road: Camino Real
Great mad women in cinema
"Hamlet is a tragedy where there is a part left open"
I had to have been nuts
a most unusual conversation
"We're grown-ups; we know better, but we're afraid." - Maurice Sendak
Acting Notebook
Hilary Mantel wins the Booker
Some fragments
Frances Marion and Fred Thomson
Pixar Week begins
Coming up: Pixar Week
"If we play 'em ten times, they might win nine. But not this game. Not tonight."
Rebecca West on Elinor Wylie
Craigslist Missed Connections
Carrie Fisher: "Wishful Drinking"
Marilyn the bookworm
Speaking of baseball
“For this stunt, hire a woman dressed entirely in black mourning, complete with veil, and have her visit the local newspapers. . .
At last.
A hell of a view
Keeping score.
A still-life
Dear Hope
Trains in cinema
Profile of Alex
Status updates
"all the single ladies ..."
The kingdom, the hamburger, and the glory
Thinking of Quoyle
Wonderboy, what is the secret of your power?
Go, Rachel!
The prudish spellcheck on Final Draft
The beach
Snoop Dogg and Nancy Kerrigan are BFFs
O my love, where have you gone.
Happy birthday to Lauren Bacall
Tour of bookshelves: The bookshelf on the south wall
Tour of bookshelves: The barrister bookshelf
Tour of bookshelves: The bookshelf on the east wall
Tour of bookshelves: The kitchen bookshelf
Tour of bookshelves: The three-shelf in my hallway
Tour of bookshelves
I am so relieved to see ...
Do I lie in the backseat of your mind?
In memory: Michael J. Pascuma Jr.
"We don't know anything about other people. We can only know them from the outside. This is one of the great joys of life."
Happy birthday, H.D.
The Two Days That Came Before
Good God.
"Frankenstein's radical suggestion is that it doesn't take God to heal the rift. It takes the loyalty and love of another person."
Morning with Lucy
Today in history: September 5, 1774
Snapshots from the party last night
Through a glass darkly
Today in history: September 1, 1939
"I am not a plonker."
An Ode to E.B. White and a Very Special Teacher
Speaking of favorite actors: Let's misbehave!
Waiting for the omniscient voice
20 favorite actors
Remembered Kindnesses #4
"What a swell party this is"
"The trick to making a male Lady Bracknell into something more than a camp joke is to take her as seriously as she takes herself."
Tween humor
Toooo many books
The bookshelf project: 12 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
The great Boris Karloff bowling scene from "Scarface"
Family promotion: Cousin Kerry's apartment featured
Family promotion: Brendan sings "goodbye to New York"
Family promotion: Siobhan sings the top songs of 1990
Sadie is, frankly, in deep doo doo
Sadie Pulaski, continued
Sadie goes to work: The illustration
Sadie Pulaski, continued
Look out: Gerko is watching!
It is comforting to know that in a world of flux and change ...
Miss Lucy
iPod shuffle
I've had Cary Grant on the brain
"Audrey Wilder's Recipe for the Perfect Martini"
Upcoming doc about John Cazale
A feast for the eyes
Egypt, 1908
Sadie Pulaski: an illustration
Sadie Pulaski and her pathetic fallacy, continued
Just because.
Book designs
Opacity is a virtue: Johnny Depp as John Dillinger
The heart has a memory ... and I am the most loyal woman I know ...
Illustration from my novel about Sadie Pulaski
Oh Sadie Pulaski, what are you going to do?
John Hughes, RIP
Today in history: August 7, 1934
Rest in peace, Budd Schulberg
More about Sadie, poor little Polish girl - written by me, age 12
Happy birthday to Alfred Lord Tennyson
Conversation with Howard Hawks
Conversation with Alfred Hitchcock:
Sadie Pulaski:
My novel about Sadie Pulaski, a Polish girl - written at age 12
A final illustration from my novel about teenage chorus girls, written at age 12
A thundery night at the carnival
Ease: Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. in "Morning Glory"
Cocktails with Luis Buñuel:
Hope it gives you hell.
Me, Friday night
Happy birthday to Herman Melville
Speaking of Raymond Carver
Bruce Davison: How to make a scene happen
Yet another excerpt from my novel, written at age 12, about Blowsy the teenage chorus girl
Another Blowsy illustration
Blowsy and Jeremy sittin' in a tree: The illustration
Cousin Kerry = Dead Mum
The poster that begs for secrecy
Listening.
The adventures of Blowsy, the teenage chorus girl, continued.
Who's that man.
"Lock the doors. Judith's lost her equilibrium."
I wish I knew how to say "I can't wait" in 12 different languages
More from my novel about some Ziegfeld girls - written at age 12
My novel about some Ziegfeld girls - written at age 12
Follow the dancing fingers
Top 10 worst beach reads
windows
Lonely and busy
"Kill, kill, kill, that's all I feel inside me!"
Overwhelming
Happy birthday to Zelda Fitzgerald
Memory Lane
"She knows this scene is a large opportunity, but she doesn’t milk it; she stays true to the character, the real, strange person who is always alive somewhere even in Kahn’s most outrageous inventions."
In praise of Pudge
Faber & Faber: brilliant book covers for 80 years.
Everything seems so far away.
François Truffaut on Sgt. J.J. Sefton in Stalag 17

The nerve
I like to think ...
Royale with cheese ...
Remembered Kindnesses #3
Sergio Leone presents:
Sarah K., this is for you.
The new digs: Kitchen
The new digs: Bedroom
The new digs: My study-slash-library
The new digs: Bathroom
The new digs: Hallway
Getting Normal: Howard Hawks to Peter Bogdanovich on "Bringing Up Baby"
Obscured.
Lists are helpful to a writer.
My kind of office.
Hope asks:
I've reached the Camino Real.
Emily Dickinson's "certain slant of light".
Two big-necked guys.
The lower depths.
Moods.
Through the looking glass.
François Truffaut on Michel Simon:
Tennessee Williams: 1981
"Davey Jones be damned"
Alex, The Grand Marshall
Michael Jackson, the dancer
Receding
Never thought you'd be alone this far down the line
receiving
Icon
1905 Coney Island

In the mirror
Remembered Kindnesses #2
Remembered Kindnesses #1
Mikalojus Konstantinas čiurlionis:
Second units
Boxing
Do you ever think of me? You're so considerate.
The quiet of a shutout
Evidence
why should I rush to prove that I can break my heart all over?
Dear Ann Marie:
Zero Meridian
Geography
full of grace ....
Things You Already Know, by Mike O'Malley
"I have so much to tell you!!!!"
Summer of '84: wax on wax off
Life raft.
Metallica: "Enter Sandman" (with San Francisco Symphony)
If you say so
Rain on that empty chair
"I don't want to ... die a virgin ...."
The only god is a god of carnage.
The eventual boomerang
Incongruous. Beautiful.
Frozen
It is only when I spend 24 straight hours with Hope that I realize ...
What a difference a week makes
Quotes from Jen, while watching Grizzly Man with her last night
One more test just how much can I take?
Awesome
It was the question mark that did it
Happy (belated) birthday, William Butler Yeats
It is what it is. Nothing more.
"Alibi Bye", Siobhan O'Malley
L.A. snapshots. No context.
When I need to escape
More rage
Time for a little rage.
Funniest thing said to me ...
The gulf between desire and certainty
Los Angeles montage
Los Angeles montage
Los Angeles montage
Virgin America
Slowly, slowly through the fields ...
Midnight madness
"He ain't here. This could be a bust."
Tells you where I'm at
A.S. Byatt
"Almost eighty years after the picture was made, that grapefruit half smashing into Mae Clarke's face still makes most of us wince."
Marilyn
Snapshots
"or were you just being kind?"
Hours of fun
Literary quips
Thank you, Mr. Wolcott
Happy birthday Marilyn Monroe!
I love this shot
A depraved mind reveals itself casually
"She got the idea all right."
Fragmentation, Fitzgerald
"This is the work of a man with a vision, a man who knows exactly how his film should look, sound and play."
The melancholic haze of memory
More thoughts on 'The Insider'
"We enrolled ourselves in college and we got our Ph.Ds - we found another cure for another rare disease!"
If you're sleepy ...
Don't blink!
If you are easily offended ...
Michael and me
You know I love major league baseball
Speaking of sloozy butts
A more innocent time
Speaking of Block Island
Sloozy butts
On the Block Island ferry
Living in my van
"And what’s the upside? It works and you have to have a bunch of sex?"
Golf has never seemed so ominous
A Book of Days for 1931: May 25
Two hockey greats meet
Happy birthday to Margaret Wise Brown
My hero. My guiding star. Even now.
Katharine Hepburn presents:
For obvious reasons,
A performance I love ...
The best conversation I had yesterday
So far, in her 5 days of life, it has become clear that Lucy likes:
Then Providence moves too
A blessing
Abigail Adams, as we all know:
Gestures make the man
Manmade
Magic.
Things I love
We love Lucy
"In the pas de deux I realize with horror that tears are on my cheeks."
Red seats at the New York City Ballet
Hey, what's up.
Funny exchanges from the last couple of days
Good God.
A really well-written scene
"Tyson" (dir. James Toback)
Fort Lee, New Jersey: the birthplace of American movies
Sunday morning iPod shuffle
Speaking of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind:
"I think it speaks to the way that we try to keep people alive by remembering them."
"And then I might ...."
"I'll do anything you want."
Some gems from (and about) Oscar Wilde
In Dean Stockwell news:
I miss Easter Island
Diary Friday
Beth and Meredith:
Speaking of essence:
Essence
Wonderful performance
"Happy reading, dear one!"
It's kind of nice when you realize ...
Hope's cuteness
Rainy melancholy morning
One of the most frightening shots
A note from the mysterious "Nancy D"
And honestly I might be stupid to think love is love ... but I do
South Beach Diet-related conversation, part 2
You think that I'm strong. You're wrong. You're wrong.
Sunrise on Avon
Edits
Kickin' it old-school with Jimmy Fallon and Neil Patrick Harris
The creation ...
Dear poster that I now see everywhere:
Abigail Adams on her blackberry
Same girl but completely different
I adore thematic consistency
Mistake/Wrong
Fearless
Trends
Quotes from this week
"I hate my date so much right now for even thinking I want to do the electric slide."
Inappropriate hilarity that could not be stopped.
Legends gather
"Nobody has the time to be vulnerable to each other."
"These moments are so alive and spontaneous, it's difficult to believe that 'Faces' was entirely scripted; though the actors were given great freedom when it came to their gestures and motivations, there was virtually no improvisation on set."
"Merrily We Go To Hell" (1932)
Marshall, Will and Holly are rockin' out
"How many real adult times have you been in love?"
One of the great things about being in the theatre
Empty
"The Cheat" (1931)
"what a beautiful song. everybody who listens to it gets so happy"
Tracking Hope's emotional experience
Uhm ... Tallulah?
Happy birthday to the Bard!
Spring in New York
"I was auditioning for Chewbacca."
More thoughts on narrative
It appears to be a theme
More of the same
"Torch Singer" (1933)
"I've had eighteen straight whiskies, I think that's the record . . ." -- Dylan Thomas' last words
The sweetness of life
From Cork to Kinsale, or: The best directions ever given
The elements of comedy
The bulkhead: Part 3
The bulkhead: Part 2
The bulkhead: Part 1
Halloween
A famous photo in the O'Malley family photo album
Father and son
Candid
Uh-oh
Uhm, Sheila?
O'Malley Siblings
Hot Saturday (1932)
Big Joan, Little Joan
Carrie said, when giving us directions in Belfast:
Today in history: April 18-19, 1775: "I set off upon a very good Horse"
Abandoned
More Rhode Island love
You know ...
This is intense, man
For me:
Show up, pay attention, tell the truth, and ....
Hope is our motto
"Don't try to cream the ball. Just make contact."
Wow. A boring nosy meme
“There fell upon the ear the most terrible noise that human beings ever listened to—the cries of hundreds of people struggling in the icy cold water, crying for help with a cry we knew could not be answered.”
In a dream space
Dear cousin Mike:
Happy birthday, Seamus Heaney
"I can't stand people. I hate them. Do you hate them?" "No. But I seem to feel better when they're not around."
"Kwik Stop" on iTunes; (Michael Gilio: director, writer, actor)
Skyline at sunset
One-word day
Happy birthday to Christopher Smart
Diary Friday: going to church in Ireland
Dovetail
Happy birthday to "The Great Gatsby" - which came out today, in 1925
"Yours, yours, yours" - Kerry O'Malley as Abigail Adams
The eyes have it.
Happy birthday, Jackie!
There's a ghost in Times Square
Time to re-visit Nancy, the harassed mentally unbalanced wife of a Red Sox shortstop
"The Babies Got The Blues" (director: Rachel Hamilton)
Flight Path
When love goes wrong? Nothing goes right. We all know that.
Slate's Culture Gabfest:
Just because ...
Dawn iPod shuffle.
Relief
Testing one two
In preparation for the upcoming blessed event ...
That first entrance in "Stagecoach"
Dying dreams
"Now about this stupid fish."
''My mind was blown. It wasn't punk rock. It wasn't heavy metal. It just stood by itself. I didn't know what it was, but I knew it was a mighty thing.''
Posts I want to write, but haven't yet
What it's like when your good friends read your blog
KGB Bar: Red Hen Press poetry reading
Sometimes I find Hope to be ...
"You blow it tonight, girl, and it's keggers with kids all next year. "
I am.
I realize that this is a photo of me
I declare a new law
Bobby Darin: "Michael Row That Boat Ashore"
If equal affection cannot be, yadda yadda
Truck ...
Happy (belated) birthday, Ann Marie
And then, in the middle of the maelstrom ..
John Garfield
Rest in peace, Maurice Jarre
Leaf shadows ....
"It is part of my creed that the only Poetry is History could we tell it right."-- Thomas Carlyle
Early Carl Dreyer
I was in a silent movie today
At the junk shop on Houston Street
You also know you're at an O'Malley event (and you know that you are me) when ...
You also know you're at an O'Malley event when ...
You also know you're at an O'Malley event when ...
You know you're at an O'Malley event when ...
"The Cold Reader"; dir. Jeff Levine, starring Ben Marley
The Fawn and Alice, part 2
Bathing Suit parade
"Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep." -- John Milton, Paradise Lost
Early morning
How we talk to each other.
I'll be wearing ribbons down my back ... this summer ...
"Matthew, on the other hand, seemed comfortable in his own skin, and this introspective, clearly intelligent young man had much in common with the stoic, smart, curious little boy in the movie."
Happy birthday, Flannery O'Connor
Identikitsch
Christmas, 1914
5 for the day: Ruth Gordon
Outside Taos
How far we have come
Skyward cleared for landing NOW.
Snapshots from last night: Watching "Psychotic" starring Liz Taylor
Manhattan montage
"the logic of the visible at the service of the invisible..."
Cafe Loup collage
Literary Conceit, part 478
Who my cousin Kerry is
"Maybe this time, I'll be lucky. Maybe this time he'll stay."
Happy place.
I have officially lost it
Freezing sunrise
My favorite kind of weather
Reunited
Tá m'árthach foluaineach lán d'eascainn, baby!
"Enter a chorus of lepers."
Are you aware that I am legendary?
Reminder: Joe Hurley's Irish Rock Revue tonight!
Is it a sign?
Synchronicity
Ernest Hilbert: "Sixty Sonnets"
Me in my bikini
Beware, yo
Snapshots
Allison's wisdom
"I was very happy to receive your angry letter"
Freezing cold ...
Walking in the city
A visitation
"This irresistible ... Paris original ... I'm wearing tonight ..."
Happy birthday to Ezra Jack Keats
Diary Tuesday, Ben Marley edition
Early Raiders script conference: Not to be missed
The fawn and Alice
Books I have found, a book I still need to find
For safekeeping:
Is that ....? No, it couldn't be.
"From the Earth to the Moon": HBO mini-series
Calling all New Yorkers: Joe Hurley's 10th annual Irish Rock Revue
The willingness to be happy
For A., as promised
Meeting up at the Strand
"Square Pegs" - 'It's Academical' (or: the heartbreaking return of Larry Simpson, aka Ben Marley)
Orphan Train. The Novel. By me. Age 11. - Chapter 8
After my hibernation
Dear Ben Marley:
"Square Pegs" - 'It's Academical' (or: the heartbreaking return of Larry Simpson, aka Ben Marley)
RIP Horton Foote
Revenge, part 2
Can we just take a moment to ponder ...
Revenge is a dish best served cold
Before we get to Ben Marley in the Square Pegs episode "It's Academical",
Two poems by Carl Dennis
This is for Mitchell
"Only Angels Have Wings": a perfect scene.
In one particular "Fall Guy" episode, Ben Marley ....
Happy place
Movie cliches
Hope's cute quotient ...
Oh, dear
Real-life Skyward
Observations, no conclusions
Grooming graduates
Saying yes
I'm in a quandary
Hope's with her banana
Compilation of comments in re: Ben Marley
"The performance is now." - Suzanne Farrell
It's good on a snowy Monday before sunrise ...
Coming up: the next Ben Marley-focused episode of "Square Pegs"
iPod shuffle as I cleaned my apartment.
Dawn today.
Happy place
Her eyes follow me around
Joan Acocella: "Twenty-Eight Artists and Two Saints"
Related links
Siobhan O'Malley: "Alibi Bye"
Three dawns
Ah, the happy doomed teens of "Jaws 2"
Two dawns
My friend Phil talks about sex
The making of Jaws 2:
Nureyev and gender
Hope
The making of "Jaws 2": "everybody said that was a good idea"
Jaws 2: Ben Marley
The "Square Pegs" pilot: In hot pursuit of popularity and Larry Simpson (aka Ben Marley) - Part Two
When the world is too much with me late and soon
The "Square Pegs" pilot: In hot pursuit of popularity and Larry Simpson (aka Ben Marley)
"Square Pegs": a personal reminiscence coming from a "totally different head"
Meaningless goals update.
On Mickey Rourke in Diner:
The Energizer Bunny
Dear Ben Marley:
"Square Pegs": Jami Gertz as Muffy Tepperman
The "Square Pegs" opening: a refresher course before we get to Ben Marley
Hope's quirks
"I decided to wear a jacket and a tie because I thought that's what directors from the '40s would wear and Bette Davis would like that ..."
Ben Marley reminder
Ledger
This is how we do it
Like I said over at Flickhead's:
Side effects of South Beach
Soundtrack to right now
A mother's relief
Today in history: February 22, 1732
"Skyward Christmas": part deux
"Skyward Christmas": my opening salvo
Hope smells like teen spirit
"Dunwich Horror" remake: Breaking news in the land of Dean Stockwell
"Here we are now. Entertain us."
In the dentist's chair
Dana Stevens on Mickey Rourke
I am determined
More television commercials from "Skyward Christmas"
"Skyward Christmas": some changes and observations
More 1980s commercials from "Skyward Christmas"
Beheaded before Skyward
An awesome thing about my DVD of "Skyward Christmas":
Sneak peek of "Skyward Christmas"
The boat cemetery
Flat and stretchy
Categories
O'Malley women
Meaningless goals update.
February 18, 1967
Ben Marley in "Apollo 13"
Swimming through the bees
Ben Marley in Apollo 13
I love it when Hope ...
Presidents Day and South Beach
Watch Hill, sunset
Ben Marley in Apollo 13
On September 20th, 2008:
Walking Watch Hill Beach at sunset with my mom.
PART TWO: Ron Howard's Skyward (with particular praise for Ben Marley)
PART ONE: Ron Howard's Skyward (with particular praise for Ben Marley)
Character development
Ron Howard's Skyward: Bette Davis
Diary Friday
February 13, three letters, one year apart:
Katharine Hepburn: Her work ethic, her courage.
Ron Howard's "Skyward", at last: A personal prologue
Some quotes from my siblings that have made me laugh over the last week
"For courageous are those who reach Skyward."
I like to take pictures of:
I like to take pictures of:
I like to take pictures of:
I like to take pictures of:
I like to take pictures of:
I like to take pictures of:
I like to take pictures of:
I like to take pictures of:
Highly biased appreciation of Hope's beauty
Movie Poster mania
Movie poster
Movie poster
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Movie poster
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Movie posters
Movie poster
Movie posters
Movie poster
Movie posters
Movie posters
Movie posters:
Movie posters:
Movie posters:
Movie posters
Movie posters:
Movie posters:
Movie posters:
Movie posters:
Movie posters:
Movie posters:
Movie posters:
Let's get the Skyward ball rolling
It's kind of a family epidemic.
Aqua Boy
Happy birthday to Brendan Behan
"Skyward": "My sneakers were sticking to the tar! SHIT!"
O'Malley men, O'Malley women
Manhattan nocturne, 1 a.m.
Manhattan nocturne, 1 a.m.
Manhattan nocturne, 1 a.m.
Manhattan nocturne, 1 a.m.
Manhattan nocturne, 1 a.m.
Manhattan nocturne, 1 a.m.
Manhattan nocturne, 1 a.m.
Manhattan nocturne, 1 a.m.
Manhattan nocturne, 1 a.m.
Manhattan nocturne, 1 a.m.
Manhattan nocturne, 1 a.m.
Manhattan nocturne, 1 a.m.
Manhattan nocturne, 1 a.m.
Manhattan nocturne, 1 a.m.
Happy place
Happy birthday, Elizabeth Bishop
Don't let this feeling end
Sam Shaw's artistry: Marilyn Monroe
Sam Shaw's artistry: Marilyn Monroe
Sam Shaw's artistry: Marilyn Monroe
Sam Shaw's artistry: Marilyn Monroe
Sam Shaw's artistry: Marilyn Monroe
Sam Shaw's artistry: Marilyn Monroe
Sam Shaw's artistry: Marilyn Monroe
Sam Shaw's artistry: Marilyn Monroe
Sam Shaw's artistry: First up, John and Gena - then on to Marilyn Monroe
A moment captured
Reunion
"In olden days a glimpse of stocking ..."
Everything changes eventually
"We only lived when we danced." - Rudolf Nureyev
Can / Cannot
One.
The skyline
The Music Box
Subway
Hope's pillow
A fragmentary tour ...
I find my joy where I can get it these days
Suzy Gilstrap and Skyward Update
The flatness of Hope
Sunrise
Terminal Bar
"I'll give you a winter prediction: It's gonna be cold, it's gonna be grey, and it's gonna last you for the rest of your life."
The important question to ask is: "Oh, wait! Where's the banana?"
Books.
More Joyce
Today in history: February 2nd
Classic.
The Alvin Ailey flat-back series
Two shadows, and my crazy brother
For all of you Hope lovers out there
Big day
Clouds and gleam
Mary's in the basement, chillin'
Feeding the horses
Mum, this is for you.
New York scenes
Sunrise this morning
Beth in the waves
Picasso in Daley Plaza
Gargoyles in Chicago
Dressing room
"Even his walk made him different from everyone else."
Sheila, telephone call! It's Skyward Christmas on the line.
Scanning Thursday
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Scanning Wednesday: Places I have lived
Goodbye 30 Rock
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Photo Wednesday
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Photo Tuesday
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Today in history: January 26, 1907
Scanning Monday
Scanning photo
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Photo from Meredith
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Photo
Like dolmens round my childhood, the old people
Scanning Friday
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Scanning Thursday (oops. don't even know what day it is)
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Photo Wednesday
"Having Confessed"
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Scanning Monday: "Give names. Check in."
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Photo Sunday
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Things I bought online in a fugue state on December 29
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It's good to be reminded ...
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Cast a cold eye ...
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My dad
Sheila, the Wrath of God
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Reunion
Bill Simmons would be very happy
February Wedding day
More O'Malley men
Man to man
Mirror image
A snowy day
Graduate
Books
Boondock Saints
The Theory of Electricity and Wanting: Valley Girl
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - T.S. Eliot
Thanks
To prove I've still got "it"
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Marianne Moore
Today in history: January 1, 1892
2008 Books Read
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - H.D.
The Bard's meme
The best sound in the world
Happy birthday to Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
On December 28, many years ago:
Through the fishtank: Mickey Rourke
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Ezra Pound
More Eartha
RIP Eartha Kitt
Katharine Hepburn presents:
"Christmas Day In the Morning" - by Pearl S. Buck
Maud Gonne: "the pilgrim soul"
Rourke on Bruce Springsteen: "He did me such an honor, such a favor."
Mickey Rourke
The magnificent Agnes Moorehead
Pathos
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - D. H. Lawrence
Siavash, (Dir. Saman Moghaddam)
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Elinor Wylie
Snapshot of Emma
Van Heflin
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - William Carlos Williams
Aero Theatre Mickey Rourke Fest
A Book of Days for 1931: December 13
20 Favorite Actresses: part 2
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Robert Frost
Rest in peace, Bettie Page
A Book of Days for 1931: December 12
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Edgar Lee Masters
Rikki Tikki Tavi, TV (1975)
Promoting my peeps: Michael
Promoting my peeps: Brendan on "The Raunch Hands"
Promoting my peeps: Kerry in "White Christmas"
Promoting my peeps: Mitchell: "Santaland Diaries"
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Rudyard Kipling
Photo gallery
From the cell phone camera: Pin the tail
From the cell phone camera: And the Oscar goes to ...
From the cell phone camera: Magic Hour
From the cell phone camera: Memoir? Really?
From the cell phone camera: Just looking at this makes me nervous all over again!
From the cell phone camera: "With Papelbon, we'll be unSTOPpable!"
From the cell phone camera: BAM
From the cell phone camera: Sunset
From the cell phone camera: O'Hare Day
From the cell phone camera: "Check 1, 2, 3 ..."
From the cell phone camera: Toilet
From the cell phone camera: Christmas is moving closer
Snapshots 10 words or less
The "Byron from Brooklyn"
20 Favorite Actresses
A Book of Days for 1931: December 10
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - A.E. Housman
Mickey Rourke Ridonk!!
A Book of Days for 1931: December 9
Interviewing Benjamin Black
It's a theme.
Happy 400th birthday, John Milton
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Gerard Manley Hopkins
The "rumble fish" ...
Speaking of Joyce:
Happy birthday, Mary Gordon
The weird wonderful look of Rumble Fish
A Book of Days for 1931: December 7
Today in history: December 7, 1941
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Thomas Hardy
All hail my friend Mark
How Suzy Gilstrap hijacked our evening
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Emily Dickinson
Good friends, memory
"Gin toddies -- large measures --"
Endearing things Hope does
The Books: "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" - Walt Whitman
The story continues.
How do I love Mimi Smartypants?
Manhattan Bowling!
Mia Farrow
I love a man with a healthy ridiculous ego
The Books: "W.H. Auden: Selected Poems" (W.H. Auden)
It is always important in life ...
Rest in peace, Odetta
Book covers
Things that freak Hope out
The Books: "Power Politics" (Margaret Atwood)
Brad Davis: Raw
The Books: "The Harvard Book of Contemporary American Poetry" - Wallace Stevens
Katharine Hepburn lectures all of us ...
The Books: "Shelley, Also Known As Shirley" (Shelley Winters)
Beaker rocking out ... to his own demise
Actresses
Happy birthday, Louisa May Alcott
Speaking of trolls:
Exeunt
Snapshots
Happy birthday, William Blake
Today in history: November 26, 1942
Doing your best
Lorrie Moore: Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?
Pink Martini: "Hey, Eugene"
The kindness of Farley Granger
Cathy Come Home, 1966
Fishing at dawn
7 weird reading facts about me
Tonight
Random
Love
Things I've done
Carole Lombard Double feature
A Book of Days for 1931: November 22
White Christmas news
A Book of Days for 1931: November 21
Another frightening thing about Facebook:
One of the most frightening things about Facebook is:
The Books: "Kiss Me Like A Stranger: My Search for Love and Art" (Gene Wilder)
My Activity Log
I'm out of my league in the Mickey obsession
Beyonce is a superstar
The Books: "Orson Welles: Volume 2: Hello Americans" (Simon Callow)
My friend Allison
The Books: "Orson Welles: Volume 1: The Road to Xanadu" (Simon Callow)
"If we could beat the fire to the top, we might make it home without singeing our toenails."
Snapshots from Today
Mickey Rourke homework from Michael
Happy Place
The crucial difference between "avec" and "et"
A Book of Days for 1931: November 17
From Cork to Kinsale
Larry Clarke has "Perfect pitch" at the Roundabout
A Book of Days for 1931: November 16
My favorite comment
The Books: "The Good, the Bad, and Me: In My Anecdotage" (Eli Wallach)
Snapshots from last week
A Book of Days for 1931: November 14
"Forgive my being silent: after Wilde, I only exist a little."
Today in History: November 14, 1732
Andrei Rublev: "Its barbaric greatness immediately evident ...
"...you aren't so much trying to describe it as trying to locate it."
My cousin Kerry, the Broadway Diva
Hudson
The Books: "Lana: The Lady, the Legend, the Truth" (Lana Turner)
Norma Shearer and George Sanders:
Another iPod shuffle? Why not. I'm restless.
Images of Ophelia
The relationship in 9 1/2 Weeks
Happy birthday, Anne Sexton
Hudson is:
When I yawn ...
A Book of Days for 1931: November 8
Speaking of Mickey Rourke and the Irish:
The Books: "Jimmy Stewart: A Biography" (Marc Elliot)
Ludicrous (and not so ludicrous) things about Prayer For the Dying
Favorite films A to Z
Katharine Hepburn interviews poor Chrisanne on the topic "Women In the Workplace"
A Book of Days for 1931: November 7
Today in history: November 7, 1917
A day of iPod shuffle
A revealing Google Search
The Books: "Send Yourself Roses: Thoughts on My Life, Love, and Leading Roles" (Kathleen Turner)
"Yeah, I'd like to order some provolone and mozzarella ...
The horsemen of the apocalypse
Happy place
The Books: "The Story Of My Life" (Ellen Terry)
White Christmas coming to Broadway
Hitler's marginalia (or, to quote Eddie Izzard: "I can't paint this tree right ... I must kill everyone in the world!!")
A Book of Days for 1931: November 4
The Books: "Laurette. The Intimate Biography of Laurette Taylor By Her Daughter" (Marguerite Courtney)
The dark side of fame: Mickey Rourke
Sunrise
A Book of Days for 1931: November 3
“It took me an hour or so to get back into my own metre”
The Books: "Elizabeth" (J. Randy Taraborrelli)
A Book of Days for 1931 (Christopher Morley)
Things I've seen since Friday
Yet another cousin in the news!
It's Cashel's birthday today!
"Once upon a midnight dreary ..."
Look out! Charlie Manson's in the chimney!
Happy birthday to John Keats
I hate that dummy
The costume montage
For Halloween ...
That screening of Diner
Today in history: October 30, 1938
Happy birthday, Mr. Tony!
The Books: "Life Is a Banquet" (Rosalind Russell)
Today in history: October 29, 1929
"We all know most marriages depend on a firm grasp of football trivia."
"Death has come to your little town, Sheriff. Now you can either ignore it, or you can help me to stop it."
More in my own personal "book of laughter and forgetting"
Haunted libraries
The Books: "Ginger: My Story" (Ginger Rogers)
The strip scene in 9 1/2 Weeks
"Let it not come by word of mouth..."
In which Michael, an ex-boyfriend, remembers more than I do
The Mickey Rourke refresher course ...
Hope's psychological realities
I have no explanation
Oct. 25: "We few, we happy few ..."
Harold Clurman and Clifford Odets: Film Noir
Diary Friday
9 1/2 Weeks:
Sunset on the river
Don't mind me, Lady. Just doin' my own thing. Where's the Fancy Feast?
Literary Couples
The Books: "'Tis Herself: A Memoir" (Maureen O'Hara)
More on Mickey:
Disgruntlement ...
"Purple Rain" redux
The Books: "The Time Is Ripe: The 1940 Journals of Clifford Odets"
I guess I should feel honored ...
Welcome to the fold
"the loneliness of the long-distance literary editor"
Favorite photos
"O tell me all about Anna Livia!
James Baldwin shimmying
The Books: "As I Am: An Autobiography" (Patricia Neal)
Introducing Jan the Actress
The Books: "Marilyn and Me" (Susan Strasberg)
Today in history: October 19, 1781
Hope as Marilyn Monroe
The Books: "Marilyn: Her Life in Her Own Words : Marilyn Monroe's Revealing Last Words and Photographs" (George Barris)
The reason to see Angel Heart
The atmosphere of Angel Heart
The objects of Angel Heart
The faces of Angel Heart
The Books: "Timebends: A Life" (Arthur Miller)
"Top 25 Most Played Songs"
The Books: "The Groucho Letters: Letters from and to Groucho Marx"
Happy birthday, Eugene O'Neill
The Books: "Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life" (Steve Martin)
Hope's new love
Movie night
It is indeed nice ...
Snapshots from my weekend away
Nothing like a cat stretching ...
The Books: "Dino: Living High in the Dirty Business of Dreams" (Nick Tosches)
Counterfeit
I post this photo for Bren, Jean, and Siobhan.
Waiting for the Great Pumpkin
Diary Friday
The Books: "My Lucky Stars: A Hollywood Memoir" (Shirley MacLaine)
Book questions:
The Books: "Dance While You Can" (Shirley MacLaine)
I'm not sure if Hope is aware ...
Letters of Ted Hughes ...
Johnny Handsome: The meaning of the face
The Books: "Out On a Limb" (Shirley MacLaine)
A 50-year marriage: "Laughter and lust"
The Books: "Don't Fall Off the Mountain" (Shirley MacLaine)
The Books: "Vivien: The Life of Vivien Leigh" (Alexander Walker)
Compilations:
The Siren's tribute
"Now I don't know how fast Volvo station wagons are supposed to go ...
One of my favorite actors weighs in:
Sam Mendes remembers
The Seagull on Broadway
"You did pretty good, I think."
"That I survived the first film I did was extraordinarily good fortune. I mean, I had dogs chasing me down the street. I was wearing this tiny little Greek cocktail dress—with my legs!"
The Books: "Buster Keaton: Tempest in a Flat Hat" (Edward McPherson)
Advice:
"It's their rink, it's their ice, and it's their fuckin' town. But tonight we got our fans with us!"
David Edelstein shows ...
Indelible Ink: Paul Newman
Happy birthday, Truman Capote!
The Books: "Elia Kazan: A Life" (Elia Kazan)
Life's a hustle
The Verdict - "Maybe, maybe …"
To tide us over ....
East of Eden screentest
Newlyweds
The vagaries of genius
Hmmm.
Jonathan Swift: Still scary after all these years
John Milton is turning 400
The Books: "John Huston: A Biography" (Axel Madsen)
Nothing worse than "going out into the world without a single book"
This one's for Emily
The brilliance of Polish film posters
Happy birthday, F. Scott Fitzgerald!
Look out, Winter Garden
My friend Luisa - at last!
Sung to the tune of "Jack and Diane":
The Marianne Influx
The tall ones
A phone call:
128 North, 95 South ...
A helpful tip
Happy groom
Another reference to my blog
Happy
James Frey redux
"I'm too old for this crap"
Bridget in LA
Appropriation
Blog-post request
Matt has a way with words
"An agony of trance"
DEAR COUSINS:
Speaking of cousins
Signs
Tribute to da cousins
In Memory: Michael J. Pascuma, Jr.
Tribute of light
The two days that came before
In praise of firemen
The Books: "Unfinished Business: Memoirs: 1902-1988" (John Houseman)
In Cold Blood:
Office space
The Books: "Kate Remembered" (A. Scott Berg)
A photo ...
The Books: "Tracy and Hepburn: An Intimate Memoir" (Garson Kanin)
Judy Garland: "Battle Hymn of the Republic"
Film noir feline
The Books: "The Making of the African Queen: Or How I Went to Africa With Bogart, Bacall and Huston and Almost Lost My Mind" (Katharine Hepburn)
Thank you, Mrs. Franco
And then there are moments ...
Hope asks:
The Books: "Me: Stories Of My Life" (Katharine Hepburn)
An ode to E.B. White and a very special teacher
"only particulars, with feeling ..."
The Books: "Katharine Hepburn" (Barbara Leaming)
I'm with you, Hope
Why I love my father
Speaking of "Portraits From Serbia":
Why I love my mother
The Books: "A Lotus Grows In the Mud" (Goldie Hawn)
A walk I WON'T remember
Twentieth Century clip:
The Books: "Howard Hawks: The Grey Fox of Hollywood" (Todd McCarthy)
Marilyn Monroe's filing cabinets
The Books: "My Name Escapes Me: The Diary of a Retiring Actor" (Alec Guinness)
Today in history: September 1, 1939
The Girl In the Sneakers; dir. Rasul Sadr Ameli
The ba-dum CHING of Tropic Thunder
Movie quiz time!
The Books: "It Would Be So Nice If You Weren't Here" (Charles Grodin)
Middlemarch again
The Books: "Cary Grant: A Biography" (Marc Eliot)
In praise of Sanaa Lathan
The Books: "Cary Grant: A Celebration" (Richard Schickel)
Blue and white
The Books: "Cary Grant: The Lonely Heart" (Charles Higham & Roy Moseley)
Steel magnolia
Master of LEGOs
The Books: "Evenings With Cary Grant: Recollections in His Own Words and by Those Who Knew Him Best" (Nancy Nelson)
3 songs that really upset me as a child
Geek Love in ink
The Books: "Goldwyn: A Biography" (A. Scott Berg)
I had forgotten:
Accompaniment
The Books: "Cary Grant: A Class Apart" (Graham McCann)
The man in the mirror
To Have and Have Not: atmosphere
More screengrabs from Something's Got to Give
Screengrab
The Books: "In the Moment: My Life as an Actor" (Ben Gazzara)
Blyton is one of my "best-loved" authors, too
Everything is Everything
Romance
Erin and Zachary: an ongoing project
Lifeguard off duty
The daily Hope
The Books: "Clark Gable: A Biography" (Warren Harris)
No. No. No. No.
Vintage advertising
A Providence kind of night
Yesterday morning
The Books: "The Salad Days" (Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.)
Sleepaway camp
The moonpath, and Justin Timberlake's awesomeness ...
Tickets on sale: Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival
The Books: "The Kid Stays In the Picture" (Robert Evans)
Spectacular spectacular
In lieu of a bird or a mouse ...
Besides the windowsill and the sink ...
More from La Dolce Vita
The Books: "Are You Anybody?: An Actor's Life" (Bradford Dillman)
Why I love Judge Judy:
In praise of Len Cariou
As a wise man once said:
The Books: "James Dean: The Mutant King" (David Dalton)
Screengrab
Perceptions of Portrait
The delectable Jean Arthur
I have discovered that, at times,
Rainy days ...
Uhm ...
Mr. DeMille ...
The Books: "Cooper's Women" (Jane Ellen Wayne)
A day in Montauk
Some thanks:
All I can say ...
I float in the water ...
The Books: "Montgomery Clift: A Biography" (Patricia Bosworth)
Andrei Rublev; dir. Andrei Tarkovsky
White nights
Dear Hope,
The Books: "Lessons In Becoming Myself" (Ellen Burstyn)
"Parting is such sweet sorrow."
In keeping with the Brando theme of the day:
Actors in any language ...
The Books: "Brando: The Biography" (Peter Manso)
Probably the best thing about hanging out with a cat on a daily basis is:
Tolstoy Zingers
Today in history: August 7, 1934
The Books: "Marlon Brando" (Patricia Bosworth)
Snapshots
Happy birthday, Alfred Lord Tennyson
The Books: "Bogart" (A. M. Sperber and Eric Lax)
And I realize, yet again,
In praise of Anne Bancroft:
The Books: "Humphrey Bogart" (Nathaniel Benchley)
RIP Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The Books: "Wired: The Short Life and Fast Times of John Belushi" (Bob Woodward)
Hope spends her afternoons
In praise of Robert Walker ...
The polyphemous moth, and ruminations about writing:
The Books: "Baby Doll" (Carroll Baker)
"Though her words are simple and few, listen - Listen, she's calling to you ... "
Jason Miller in The Exorcist
Ecstasy: "The Most Talked About Picture In the World"
The Books: "By Myself and Then Some" (Lauren Bacall)
"In the land of the killers, a sinner's mind is a sanctum"
Objects in Ecstasy
Trolls
Diary Friday
What's new with me?
Happy birthday, Herman Melville
The Books: "Now" (Lauren Bacall)
The Book Inscriptions Project
The Books: "By Myself" (Lauren Bacall)
I kinda can't even express ...
Lake Sunapee ...
Yeah, whatevs.
Alex and Chrisanne:
The Books: "The Bonfire of the Vanities" (Tom Wolfe)
John Banville's alter ego
It's so hard to know what to do ...
The Books: "Lighthousekeeping" (Jeanette Winterson)
Oh, say can you see ...
Camouflage
The Books: "Tanglewreck" (Jeanette Winterson)
Man on Wire
The Books: "Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles" (Jeanette Winterson)
The love affair of the century
And then sometimes
Oh man, I needed the laugh
The Books: "The PowerBook' (Jeanette Winterson)
Hope Update (for David, because it is almost his birthday)
"Calling Barranca!"
Images of Moby Dick ...
The Books: "The World and Other Places" - 'Turn of the World' (Jeanette Winterson)
War and Peace: An entire society ...
Comparisons are odious.
The Books: "The World and Other Places" - 'Orion' (Jeanette Winterson)
Under-rated movies #17: Waking the Dead
The Books: "The World and Other Places" - 'The 24-Hour Dog' (Jeanette Winterson)
The youthful curly-haired beauty of William Holden
Things I have learned about Hope in our 2 full days together
"I thought to put together heavy metal music and a Capucin friar was strange, to say the least."
The Books: "Gut Symmetries" (Jeanette Winterson)
"I remember glancing out the window and thinking to myself that someone must have erased the sky."
"I was a director for hire. I needed the job."
The new Brideshead and the whole Waugh thing in general
The Books: "Art & Lies" (Jeanette Winterson)
After many years of living alone ...
"It is to be a bond of the spirit only.”
The Books: "Written On the Body" (Jeanette Winterson)
Snapshots
Mobile Me = Mobile DOG DOO-DOO
Staring you down.
Happy birthday, Clifford Odets
The Books: "The Passion" (Jeanette Winterson)
Vintage posters
A man who works with a hoe ....
The Books: "Sexing the Cherry" (Jeanette Winterson)
Master and Margarita as graphic novel
Okay, this is getting ridiculous
The Books: "Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit" (Jeanette Winterson)
The Books: "Breaking and Entering" (Joy Williams)
Seeing Stalag 17 on the big screen:
Rhode Island boys ...
Redrum
Posts that really hit home
Charles Lamb laughing ...
"Let conflagration rage; of whatsoever is combustible!"
The Books: "State of Grace" (Joy Williams)
Field of Dreams: the title
W.P. Kinsella ...
The Books: "The Writing Class" (Jincy Willett)
View of paradise
Holden:
Books:
Samurai call this ...
Watching Field of Dreams with Cashel
Cashel on Frankenstein:
JLTA
"So You Think You Can Dance" - the Bollywood number
The Books: "Winner Of The National Book Award: A Novel of Fame, Honor, and Really Bad Weather" (Jincy Willett)
Another day, another meme
The Books: "Scoop" (Evelyn Waugh)
July 4, 1826
One word only, one word only, come on, big baby, come on
Today in History: July 3, 1776
Worlds colliding ...
The Books: "Decline and Fall" (Evelyn Waugh)
At long last: William Holden
"And I will create toilets in French camping sites ..."
The Books: "Possessing the Secret of Joy" (Alice Walker)
The Books: "The Accidental Tourist" (Anne Tyler)
Awesome photo
"I am not the Yoda of the transgender community."
Natural beauty
Honeymoon Hotel: 1941
The Books: "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (Mark Twain)
Things I've seen: A photo montage
The Books: "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" - (Mark Twain)
Today in history: June 28, 1914
Musical Meme
Judy Holliday:
The Books: "The Innocents Abroad: Or, The New Pilgrims' Progress" - (Mark Twain)
Sheila want.
Holden's death scene in Sunset Boulevard:
The Books: "Anna Karenina" (Leo Tolstoy)
Great scene.
The Books: "The Hobbit" (J.R.R. Tolkien)
Exile in Guyville turns 15 this month ...
Carlin's last interview
Carlin's 7 words you cannot say
The Books: "Gulliver's Travels" (Jonathan Swift)
"In baseball, you make an error! Whooops!"
Burn After Reading:
The Books: "East of Eden" (John Steinbeck)
My dear Stevie
"There are two people in this barracks who know I didn't do it. Me and the guy that did do it."
You can't take it with you.
The Books: "The Grapes of Wrath" (John Steinbeck)
Amen, sister
Diary Friday
The Books: "Prep" (Curtis Sittenfeld)
The Books: "We Need To Talk About Kevin" (Lionel Shriver)
Fun on a thundery night
Because it makes me so happy ...
Rest in peace, Cyd Charisse
The Books: "Rally Round the Flag, Boys!" (Max Shulman)
Joyeux Noel
Oh, Lorrie Moore, I love you
The moon
"Ziegler seems to be lying and telling the truth at the same time, and Kubrick has no interest in resolving this tension. "
The Books: "I Was A Teenage Dwarf" (Max Shulman)
The empty chair
Bloomsday: "modality of the visible"
In honor of Fathers
Orphan Train. The Novel. By me. Age 11. - Chapter 7
The Books: "Frankenstein" (Mary Shelley)
A Death In The Family: restored
Hero in stilettoes
The Books: "The Story Of An African Farm" (Olive Schreiner)
Diary Friday
The shallow part of "shallow elitism"
The Books: "The ABCs of Love" (Sarah Salway)
Happy birthday, William Butler Yeats
Two legends
A necessary respite
Today In History: June 12, 1942
Salter Salter everywhere:
The Books: "Light Years" (James Salter)
A NY montage
Treasures between the pages
Licking ice
Aubrey/Maturin ...
The Books: "A Sport and a Pastime" (James Salter)
Movies about Hollywood:
The Books: "Children of the Arbat" (Anatoli Rybakov)
The Books: "Franny and Zooey" (J.D. Salinger)
'Tis true ...
Trains in cinema
Diary Friday
Mongol; dir. Sergei Bodrov
The Books: "Nine Stories"- 'Teddy' (J.D. Salinger)
The changeability of Manhattan: Winter's Tale, by Mark Helprin
Happy Place
"I seem to have lost all sense of style and yet I am haunted, mercilessly haunted by the necessity of style.
"That's what I mean by the moment."
The Books: "Nine Stories"- 'De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period' (J.D. Salinger)
The Varga Girl
The joy of re-discovery
"blocked as a writer"
Fred in Middlemarch
The Books: "Nine Stories"- 'Pretty Mouth and Green My Eyes' (J.D. Salinger)
"You're Billy Crystal."
Happy birthday, Marilyn Monroe
Snapshots quick quick
Thought for the day before I go out and meet all that it has to offer
Polkadot junction
Diary Friday: A Chicago Winter
Happy birthday, Howard Hawks!
The Books: "Nine Stories"- 'For Esmé with Love and Squalor' (J.D. Salinger)
Cormac McCarthy's "god-mike"
In closeup: La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc
The Books: "Nine Stories"- 'Down at the Dinghy' (J.D. Salinger)
Decline and Fall, by Evelyn Waugh
Movies watching movies:
The Great Debaters; dir. Denzel Washington
More on Pollack
Rest in peace, Sydney Pollack
The Books: "Nine Stories"- 'The Laughing Man' (J.D. Salinger)
Must-read: Joan Crawford in Strait Jacket
Throwing out the world
The Books: "Nine Stories"- 'Just Before The War With the Eskimos' (J.D. Salinger)
Baby Face: pre-Code female
Then We Came To The End by Joshua Ferris
Today In History: May 25, 1787 "how thirteen independent states could share a government of tripartite powers"
The Books: "Nine Stories"- 'Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut' (J.D. Salinger)
I wish I had a lifetime supply of:
Orphan Train. The Novel. By me. Age 11. - Chapter 6
The Books: "Nine Stories"- 'A Perfect Day For Bananafish' (J.D. Salinger)
Happy place
Then We Came To The End by Joshua Ferris
The Books: "Seymour An Introduction" (J.D. Salinger)
Diary Friday
The Books: "Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters" (J.D. Salinger)
Half Moon; dir: Bahman Ghobadi
The movie Billy Wilder wanted to make
Today in history: May 21, 1927: "Est-il arrivé?"
Orphan Train. The Novel. By me. Age 11. - Chapter 5
The Books: "The Catcher In the Rye" (J.D. Salinger)
Good lord.
Toys
The Books: "Mortals" (Norman Rush)
A Woman's Face; dir. George Cukor
The Books: "Mating" (Norman Rush)
Romantic
The new obsession
Velcro curlers ...
The Books: "Bad Dirt: Wyoming Stories 2" - 'Dump Junk' (Annie Proulx)
Orphan Train. The Novel. By me. Age 11. - Chapter 4
Jeff Bridges ...
"Let it all go"
Question: "How did you guys meet?"
Last night. 2 a.m.
Orphan Train. The Novel. By me. Age 11. - Chapter 3
"Stay gold, Ponyboy."
Comedy of errors
Just 'cause (corrected title)
Culture snapshots and emotional snapshots
The Bunny ...
The Books: "Bad Dirt: Wyoming Stories 2" - 'The Wamsutter Wolf' (Annie Proulx)
Orphan Train. The Novel. By me. Age 11. - Chapter 2
Happy birthday, Edward Lear
The Books: "Bad Dirt: Wyoming Stories 2" - 'Man Crawling Out Of Trees' (Annie Proulx)
Just when I thought that my skies were a June July blue ...
My Mother: "The Periwinkle Dishes"
Orphan Train: The Novel. By me. Age 11.
The Books: "Bad Dirt: Wyoming Stories 2" - 'What Kind Of Furniture Would Jesus Pick?' (Annie Proulx)
The Books: "Bad Dirt: Wyoming Stories 2" - 'The Trickle-Down Effect' (Annie Proulx)
Friday Night ME-ME
Patti Labelle:
Memory
Diary Friday
The Books: "Close Range: Wyoming Stories" - 'Brokeback Mountain' (Annie Proulx)
The Books: "Close Range: Wyoming Stories" - 'A Lonely Coast' (Annie Proulx)
Where I Come From: Music, TV, Movies ....
Miss Krumholtz. Unplugged.
In praise of Rio Bravo
6 Stanwyck noir
The Books: "Close Range: Wyoming Stories" - 'The Bunchgrass Edge Of the World' (Annie Proulx)
Being a Plath fan
Quote. No context.
Hemlock; directed by Behrouz Afkhami
The Books: "Close Range: Wyoming Stories" - 'People In Hell Just Want A Drink Of Water' (Annie Proulx)
“Well…..I don’t understand any of it, but I think you look beautiful.”
Raising his hand
The Books: "Close Range: Wyoming Stories" - 'The Mud Below' (Annie Proulx)
This is why I am insane
New Workout Mix
The Books: "Close Range: Wyoming Stories" - 'The Half-Skinned Steer' (Annie Proulx)
The Day I Became A Woman; director: Marziyeh Meshkini
The Books: "The Shipping News" (Annie Proulx)
Browsers.
The Favor: directed by Eva Aridjis
Rock-Paper-Scissors
The Gallery Players: Man Of La Mancha
The Books: "Galatea 2.2" (Richard Powers)
That Night, by Alice McDermott: The beginning
"Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses."
Baby Face, the pre-release version
The Books: "The Goldbug Variations" (Richard Powers)
Roger O. Thornhill: "Now, what can a man do with his clothes off for twenty minutes?"
How Alex and I met (by request)
Edvard Munch ...
Edna O'Brien on The Country Girls
The Books: "The Bell Jar" (Sylvia Plath)
Don't Bother To Knock; directed by Roy Baker
The Books: "1984" (George Orwell)
La Double Vie de Veronique
The Books: "Animal Farm: A Fairy Story" (George Orwell)
Why I love Kate: 2 reasons
The Books: "Wise Blood" (Flannery O'Connor)
Witness
Two photos that wow.
Senuti Plug
The Books: "The Things They Carried' (Tim O'Brien)
Interview with Matt Zoller Seitz
"April hath put a spirit of youth in everything."
The Books: "Going After Cacciato" (Tim O'Brien)
Movie night: guess the movie?
The Books: "Desolation Island" (Patrick O'Brian)
Moose Murders: "the standard of awfulness against which all Broadway flops are judged"
The Circle; director, Jafar Panahi
A Sport and a Pastime, by James Salter
Car Movies
Bathing Beauties montage
Happy birthday, Charlotte Brontë
The Books: "The Mauritius Command" (Patrick O'Brian)
The new things
The Books: "H.M.S. Surprise" (Patrick O'Brian)
Taste of Cherry; dir. Abbas Kiarostami - The Taboo of Suicide
Peter Gatien incarnate ...
I have this thing about things
Album release: Siobhan O'Malley
The Books: "Post Captain" (Patrick O'Brian)
On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five; Hardly a man is now alive Who remembers that famous day and year.
The Books: "Master & Commander" (Patrick O'Brian)
An O'Malley Cousin In Paris
The Books: "At Swim-Two-Birds" (Flann O'Brien)
Happy birthday, John Millington Synge
God is in the details
My friend Alex, the clown
The Books: "Girls In Their Married Bliss" (Edna O'Brien)
Speaking of Marilyn Monroe ...
John Ford
"The most ill-natured interview ever"
Hoboken train and ferry station
The famous St. Paul's - downtown
The Books: "The Lonely Girl" (Edna O'Brien)
Happy place
Deserted Station, dir. Alireza Raisian
Only Angels Have Wings: the atmosphere in the first 10 minutes of the film
The Books: "The Country Girls" (Edna O'Brien)
Under-rated movies #16: The Rapture
Under-rated movies series, plus some mustard
An anecdotal film review
The Books: "The Time Traveler's Wife" (Audrey Niffenegger)
Happy birthday to Christopher Smart
The Books: "Ahab's Wife" (Sena Jeter Naslund)
On John McGahern
The Pornographer, by John McGahern
Today in history: April 10, 1912
The Books: "The Discovery of Heaven" (Harry Mulisch)
"I hear ya, troopah! Wipe your wicked ass!"
In April alone, I have:
The Pornographer, by John McGahern
The Books: "Hopeful Monsters" (Nicholas Mosley)
"Where everybody knows your name ..."
New York movies
The Sea, by John Banville
The perfect library
The Books: "Hopeful Monsters" (Nicholas Mosley)
Happy place
The Sea, by John Banville
The Books: "Hopeful Monsters" (Nicholas Mosley)
Leila, (director: Dariush Mehrjui) - Marriage and infertility in modern-day Iran
Rest in peace, Charlton Heston
The Books: "Hopeful Monsters" (Nicholas Mosley)
"Leila" - a Movie within a movie
Fire escapes
Blood Meridian - The Judge
The Books: "Birds of America" - 'Terrific Mother' (Lorrie Moore)
Last night, Canal Street
The Books: "Birds of America" - ''People Like That Are the Only People Here'' (Lorrie Moore)
This April:
The writing of "Blood Meridian":
Music and movies and mood
John Banville/Benjamin Black
The Books: "Birds of America" - 'Agnes of Iowa' (Lorrie Moore)
Peter Weir
The Grey Dog (restaurant)
National Poetry Month: W.H. Auden
Cassavetes and Garland
Thank you, Kerry
The Books: "Birds of America" - 'Community Life' (Lorrie Moore)
Showoff
I have no idea what I'm doing.
Offside, dir. Jafar Panahi
Blood Meridian, by Cormac McCarthy
Faces I saw at the China Out Of Tibet protest
The Cool School, dir. Morgan Neville
Today in History: March 28, 1941
Diary Friday
Frozen in Grand Central
The Books: "Birds of America" - 'Dance In America' (Lorrie Moore)
Trains, criminals ... beauty ...
Snapshots
Richard Widmark: tributes
The Books: "Birds of America" - 'Willing' (Lorrie Moore)
Rest in peace, Richard Widmark
Happy birthday, Tennessee Williams
Sarah Bernhardt ...
The Books: "Like Life" - 'Joy' (Lorrie Moore)
In praise of Joan Crawford
David Lean
The Eyes of Laura Mars
Shelagh Carter: Rifting/Blue
The Books: "Like Life" - 'Vissi D'Arte' (Lorrie Moore)
Terror on the road, part 1
Irish authors
The Books: "Like Life" - 'Two Boys' (Lorrie Moore)
When the going gets tough ...
Setting the stage
The dyeing of the eggs
Our finished products
Bon voyage
"I figured I'd recount the tale of me, The Slug, and his mother's 1972 Cutlass Supreme Convertible..."
Diary Friday
Catharsis
I wasn't aware that Sean Hannity read me on a regular basis ...
The Books: "Self-Help" - 'Amahl and the Night Visitors: A Guide to the Tenor of Love' (Lorrie Moore)
You can find beauty anywhere.
Robert Walker: "Strangers On a Train"
The Books: "Self-Help" - 'What Is Seized' (Lorrie Moore)
Oró Sé do Bheatha 'Bhaile
Screen grab
Some photos
Some photos
Some photos
Some photos
Some photos
Some photos
The Books: "Self-Help" - 'How to Be An Other Woman' (Lorrie Moore)
Benevolence is:
RIP Anthony Minghella
The Books: "Moby Dick" (Herman Melville)
"Mark, let's have dinner."
The Clock: directed by Vincente Minnelli
The Clock: the last slow pan
The panoply of "shallow elitism" here in the past couple days amazes even me
Happy birthday to James Madison
"Do I got the cash? Do you got the horse?"
Quantum Leap: Season 1, Ep. 4: "How the Tess Was Won" - Part 1
Quantum Leap: Season 1, Ep. 4: "How the Tess Was Won" - part 2
The Books:"Moby Dick" (Herman Melville)
Happy place
Posts I keep meaning to write
In keeping with the general air of shallow elitism in this joint:
HMS Surprise
Everyone's talking about "Funny Games"
The Books: "Moby Dick" (Herman Melville)
The fiasco of ice skating judges
The Books: "Moby Dick" (Herman Melville)
Speaking of Casablanca:
The Books: "Billy Budd" (Herman Melville)
In keeping with the anthem theme below:
Divas on Youtube: Whitney
Divas on Youtube: Mariah
Divas on Youtube: Marvin Gaye
Divas on Youtube: Destiny's Child
Divas on Youtube: Kelly
Divas on Youtube: Beyonce
Divas on Youtube: Whitney
Divas on Youtube: Bette, Cher, Elton
Divas on Youtube: Tina
Divas on Youtube: Bette
Divas on Youtube: Josh Groban (uhm, what?)
Divas on Youtube: Bobby Darin
Speaking of divas:
"For Revolution junkies, spotting the cameos makes an awfully good parlor game."
The Books: "By The Lake" (John McGahern)
Blog re-org (no, not Blog Sea-Org)
Places where things happened
By the lake
Siobhan O'Malley: in Cape May
Dear Kelvin: this is for your records:
An Andersonville afternoon
Music Box Theatre
and the beat goes on
The explosion
Today in history, March 5, 1770
Monday night, The Beat Kitchen
I'd like you to meet a new friend of mine.
Happy birthday to ...
Andersonville Signage
A lovely Sunday
Movies and stuff
The Books: "Amongst Women " (John McGahern)
Brooklyn Academy of Music: Macbeth
The Books: "Atonement " (Ian McEwan)
Snowflakes
I love this photograph
Richard Pryor: "Live on the Sunset Strip"
"I can't think of anything you might say about Irish people that is absolutely true."
Delirium
Unbelievable dance number
The Books: "Charming Billy " ( Alice McDermott)
Sorcerer
"I Told You So, You Fucking Fools"
"The shiny guy always worries."
The Books: "The Road" (Cormac McCarthy)
Geek
The Books: "Shopgirl: A Novella" (Steve Martin)
My Oscar picks
The Books: "Life of Pi" (Yann Martel)
Comments
The Books: "The Magic Mountain" (Thomas Mann)
Today in history: February 22, 1980
Happy birthday to Sharon's dead boyfriend ...
The Books: "The Call of the Wild" (Jack London)
Sheila OMalley? NO.
Richard Pryor
Eclipse
"The wedding is off!"
The Books: "The Pursuit of Alice Thrift" (Elinor Lipman)
My book excerpts
the ex-boyfriends
The Books: "The Way Men Act" (Elinor Lipman)
ginger
best friends
In honor of president's day:
charles lamb
over the top
Friends
41 years
Movie quote game canceled
The Books: "Isabel's Bed" (Elinor Lipman)
Valentine's Day plan
Declarations of Love
Transylvania on 24th Street
Valentine
The Books: "Then She Found Me" (Elinor Lipman)
Last night. 10:30 pm. Union Square Theatre
In honor (and contempt) of Valentine's Day, I present to you:
The Books: "The Ritz Of The Bayou - The New Orleans Adventures Of A Young Novelist Covering The Trials Of The Governor Of Louisiana, with digressions on smoldering nightclubs, jazz-crazed bars, and other aspects of life in the tropic zone" (Nancy Lemann)
Burt Young: the smashing-up-of-apartment scene in Rocky
Comments made to one another tonight while watching "Rambo"
A perfect gentleman
"Do you bite your thumb at me, Sir?"
"Because I need it."
The Books: "Malaise" (Nancy Lemann)
Wisdom
ANNOUNCEMENT: Movie quote game
Sigh.
Valentine's Day
2 a.m. on a rainy Manhattan night
1970s posters
Thoreau's journals: "Express it without expressing yourself."
The Books: "The Fiery Pantheon" (Nancy Lemann)
Rest in peace, Roy Scheider
Babs
Schizo day
The Books: "Sportsman's Paradise" (Nancy Lemann)
Saturday night:
"You couldn’t confuse him with anyone you’d ever seen."
Fearless
Alphabet: A History
Call Julia Allison!
Diary Friday
Culture snapshots
At Swim-Two-Birds
The Books: "Lives of the Saints" - excerpt 2 (Nancy Lemann)
The Burt-A-Thon
"Thank you for flying Church of England, cake or death?"
"Singing makes me crazy" ...
The Books: "Lives of the Saints" (Nancy Lemann)
"Put us in that fog, Tom."
From Tennessee Williams to Irene Selznick
Staying intact
The Books: "Mystic River" (Dennis Lehane)
Yup
Storyboards
Dolly Parton and Keith Haring
"My custom is to undress and sit on the rocks, reading Herodotus..."
"Happiness is more a choice than a condition ..."
The Books: "The Historian" (Elizabeth Kostova)
Wyoming Beauty
Pretty pretty
Joining the Winehouse train
Book tag ... new friends
The Books: "Darkness at Noon" (Arthur Koestler)
Last week.
Quantum Leap: Season 1, Ep. 3: "The Right Hand of God"
Experimenting with the macro setting ...
A tour of my bulletin board
A tour of my bulletin board
A tour of my bulletin board
A tour of my bulletin board
A tour of my bulletin board
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A tour of my bulletin board
A tour of my bulletin board
A tour of my bulletin board
A tour of my bulletin board
A tour of my bulletin board
A tour of my bulletin board
A tour of my bulletin board
A tour of my bulletin board
A tour of my bulletin board
The Books: "The Stand" (Stephen King)
Diary Friday
Hockey shadow
“I almost never say no to anything."
Two run-ins with bigwigs
Duelling limericks
The Books: "Misery" (Stephen King)
Acting Chekhov: a compilation of quotes.
Acting Chekhov: "long runs of plays"
Acting Chekhov: Plums
Acting Chekhov: Intuition
Acting Chekhov: "in mourning for my life"
Acting Chekhov: efficiency
Acting Chekhov: courage
Acting Chekhov: "smash something"
Acting Chekhov: Being moody ...
Acting Chekhov: "dramatically effective"
Acting Chekhov: "Don't be afraid to say you're wrong."
Acting Chekhov: "Imagine things."
Acting Chekhov: Walken as Ivanov
Hot, hot, hot
Scenes from a sleepover
The Pan Am globe
Will Ferrell: "James Joyce spent a lot of his life living outside of Ireland. I too have spent a lot of time living outside of Ireland."
The Books: "It" (Stephen King)
Tough Day Tally
Real Housewives of Orange County: a running commentary from last night
Relishing your rightness
The Books: "Different Seasons" 'The Body' (Stephen King)
"I have supp'd full with horrors; Direness, familiar to my slaughterous thoughts Cannot once start me."
A montage of lovelies - and some words on Martha Vickers
Today in History: January 28, 1939
The dark side of celebrity crushes
The Books: "Different Seasons" 'Apt Pupil' (Stephen King)
What did we do this weekend?
The Books: "Different Seasons" 'Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption' (Stephen King)
The Books: "Up the Down Staircase" (Bel Kaufman)
"Dredl dredl dredl ...."
Speaking of Molly Bloom
I think I met my husband today.
Diary Friday
Flashes of light
Go, S. Epatha Merkerson!!!
The Books: "Finnegans Wake" (James Joyce)
Charlotte Rampling
Strangely beautiful
"a magnificent, soulful talent"
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Penelope episode (James Joyce)
Book questions!
Reviewing community theatre
Inside Bókin
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Ithaca episode (James Joyce)
Heath Ledger, 1979 - 2008
Bogart in "In a Lonely Place"
having a camera ...
Quelle Chanson, Non? - by Brendan O'Malley
Being mean to Rocky Balboa
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Eumaeus episode (James Joyce)
Music and the brain
Anyone want to lend me a private jet ...
Meeting of the minds
RIP Bobby Fischer
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Circe episode (James Joyce)
Happy birthday, Archie Leach!
Archie Leach day: Cary Grant's streetcar
Archie Leach day: the Howard Hawks woman
Archie Leach day: Billy Wilder's fantasy movie
Archie Leach day: 5 favorite moments
Archie Leach day: "Me jujitsu too!"
Archie Leach day: improvising with Jimmy Stewart
Archie Leach day: The Awful Truth
Archie Leach day: "You must be laughed at."
Archie Leach day: "He suddenly seemed liberated."
Archie Leach day: "Bowlegged."
Archie Leach day: Playing himself
Archie Leach day: on being the straight man in comedy
Archie Leach day: "the fine art of pantomime"
Archie Leach day: the Hippodrome
Archie Leach day: Grant's mother
Archie Leach day: Archie Leach
Archie Leach day: warm sun ....
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Oxen of the Sun episode (James Joyce)
Strangely moving
Geek squad, GO FORTH!
Farewell, Playpen
Post for Bren, re: The Replacements
Wow.
Happy birthday to Ben Franklin
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Nausicaa episode (James Joyce)
Jackass McGee comes to my party. Hilarity ensues. *
The NY burlesque scene
Mad Love
Zodiac
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Cyclops episode (James Joyce)
Ethel Merman
In praise of Avalon
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Sirens episode (James Joyce)
DeNiro in the 1980s
Glamorous montage
Oh, I forgot to mention
Mustang Sally
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Wandering Rocks episode (James Joyce)
Poor Sheila's Almanac
Speaking of photos
Last Tuesday night
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Scylla and Charybdis episode (James Joyce)
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Lestrygonians episode (James Joyce)
Directors
Special Ops is glad ...
Happy birthday to my dead boyfriend - Alexander Hamilton
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Aeolus episode (James Joyce)
I laughed, I cried
Special Ops is full of hate ...
Five Easy Pieces
Welcome to the Lucy Maud Montgomery Walk-In Clinic
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Hades episode (James Joyce)
Ireland as a "winner"
Biopics
Special Ops goes to bed with Stalin
Under-rated movies: #15 KWIK STOP; Directed by Michael Gilio
Special Ops goes to lunch
"It was as if every one of us in the audience had been plugged into one another."
Kundera interviews Joyce??
A look at "The Apostle"
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Lotus Eaters episode (James Joyce)
Snapshots from the weekend
Sox memorabilia
Lobby cards
Collaborators
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Calypso episode (James Joyce)
Why Alex is one of my best friends ...
Under-rated movies: #14 LOVE & BASKETBALL
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Proteus episode (James Joyce)
Snapshots from "I Am Legend"
The Books: "Ulysses" - the Nestor episode (James Joyce)
Two more under-rated movies in my series
In A Lonely Place: Bogart's best performance
Under the El
Diary Friday
The Books: "Ulysses" (James Joyce)
Speaking of Chicago: "Oo say Drak."
Chicago!
"I’m emotional about most things but objective about my work."
The Professors New Movie Quiz!
The Books: "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" (James Joyce)
Daisy Kenyon: directed by Otto Preminger
Snippets from Master & Commander:
The Books: "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" (James Joyce)
A goldmine
Cary Grant in "Holiday"
Today In History: Jan. 1, 1892
Kevin Kline
2007 Books Read
Two examples of friends telling me to shut up
2007 Year in Pictures
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The real question is:
The Books: "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" (James Joyce)
All That Jazz: a couple words in praise of Erzsebet Foldi
3 similar actor stories
When one has "Photo Booth" on one's laptop ...
Speaking of "Portrait of the Artist":
The Books: "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" (James Joyce)
Tallulah
And now for Judy's "Man That Got Away"
Speaking of "The Man That Got Away" ....
Happy birthday to:
The Shining: book to film comparison
Phoebe Cates
Legs!
Christmas in the colonies
"And why can we not have an American bank?"
Music
The Books: "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" (James Joyce)
Just because.
Family
Christmas in Vietnam
The sweater
Christmas Day In the Morning - by Pearl S. Buck
Winter Solstice
Diary Friday
The Books: "Dubliners" - 'The Dead' (James Joyce)
Nativity on West Houston Street
Megan adds to the game:
Chicago's 'hoods
This morning:
Worth the wait:
The Books: "Dubliners" - 'Grace' (James Joyce)
Snow
Blade Runner fans:
Happy birthday, Poor Richard
Alex's night with Bobby Burgess ...
The Books: "Dubliners" - 'A Mother' (James Joyce)
Lawrence Welk ... and Bobby Burgess
The Books: "Dubliners" - 'Ivy Day In the Committee Room' (James Joyce)
Entire relationships encapsulated in a paragraph
Awesome blog:
My friend Phil
Wind.
A building ...
The Books: "Dubliners" - 'A Painful Case' (James Joyce)
Today In History: Dec. 16, 1773
More ice-covered mustangs
Wow.
The Books: "Dubliners" - 'Clay' (James Joyce)
"The Year It Got Personal"
The wind is blowing
And yeah.
Scenes from a minor ice storm
A snowstorm clusterfuck
Wild mustangs ...
Skyline Montage
Today in History: December 14, 1799
Diary Friday
The Books: "Dubliners" - 'Counterparts' (James Joyce)
By the Lake (or: That They May Face the Rising Sun) - by John McGahern
Christmas Carol:
Snow
Vista
The Books: "Dubliners" - 'A Little Cloud' (James Joyce)
Man, it's true, isn't it?
What the Internet is ...
Life-size icon in a white dress
Allison! Check it out!
From "By the Lake" - by John McGahern
Paris, Texas
June 18, 1775
July 1st, 1774
Uhm ... wow. That parking lot is empty.
A post in praise of one of my all-time faves:
The Books: "Dubliners" - 'The Boarding House' (James Joyce)
Speaking of Cagney ...
A snowy day
"Miss Adorable ..."
It's Alexander Hamilton's world ...
Happy birthday to the Belle of Amherst!
Cagney
Don Quixote
Happy birthday, John Milton!
Because I'm feeling a bit raw this morning ...
Schmap New York
Cary and Sophia
Shy ... but not really
Diary Friday
The "Cathedral of Commerce" ...
Fans of "Slap Shot":
Today in History:
In Dean Stockwell news:
saltpeter ... pins ...
Pumpgirl ... and Rocky Balboa
The Books: "Dubliners" - 'Two Gallants' (James Joyce)
Speaking of snow ...
The skyline again
Book by its cover
That snowball fight
Urban Agony
There seems to be a theme:
Beauty:
Love this quote:
Freezing dawn
The Books: "Dubliners" - 'After the Race' (James Joyce)
5 for the day:
Where is my deus ex machina, dammit?
A typical Sheila story
The Books: "Dubliners" - 'Eveline' (James Joyce)
Buildings and colors
The Golden Age of the American Video Game Arcade
Evel Knievel
"I was aware that Joan Crawford was a white lady..."
Dylan Thomas, Gilgamesh, and Auden
Jayne:
The Books: "Dubliners" - 'Araby' (James Joyce)
Happy (??) Place
Switzerland by Design
Happy Birthday, Jonathan Swift!
Diary Friday
Celluloid Food
Meet Me in St. Louis
More awesome-ness
Awesome
Controlled chaos
Happy birthday, Louisa May Alcott!
Autumn leaves
The Books: "Dubliners" - 'An Encounter' (James Joyce)
Nice things said to me yesterday on my birthday
Happy birthday, William Blake!
The Books: "Dubliners" - 'The Sisters' (James Joyce)
Oh.
My old stompin' grounds
My old stompin' grounds
My old stompin' grounds
My old stompin' grounds
My old stompin' grounds
My old stompin' grounds
Baron von Steuben's entourage
Paging Sigmund Freud
The Books: "A Very Long Engagement" (Sebastien Japrisot)
Maurice Jarre - a Tribute to David Lean
As promised
The Gathering - Anne Enright
Only connect
Love it
Libraries again
The Books: "The Portrait of a Lady" (Henry James)
Growing up
thanksgiving
Description of the character known as "the Shah"
2007 Book covers
Bibi Andersson
The Books: "Never Let Me Go" (Kazuo Ishiguro)
A film noir extravaganza
The town library
Wild and crazy guy
Roger Ebert to Werner Herzog
The Books: "The Remains of the Day" (Kazuo Ishiguro)
Speaking of reading:
Readers!!
The Books: "A Prayer for Owen Meany" (John Irving)
"'I thought 22 was a funnier number than 14." - Robert Gottlieb, Simon & Schuster
Lafayette
Wow.
Nashville 1864
Autumn in another city
Seen on the pavement
The Books: "The Cider House Rules" (John Irving)
2007 Rookie of the Year!!
First lines
Dan?
Madness at 30 Rock
Fathers
We the people
The Books: "The World According to Garp" (John Irving)
No Country For Old Women
The barricades are alive!
Glam glam glam
Musings on "Navigation"
The Books: "The Bone People" (Keri Hulme)
Today in History: November 14, 1732
Autumn montage
This property is condemned
The Books: "Catch-22" (Joseph Heller) Excerpt 6
Ocean Road
A convergence of giants
"Reds" weather
The Books: "Catch-22" (Joseph Heller) Excerpt 5
Pretty
The Books: "Catch-22" (Joseph Heller) Excerpt 4
Happy birthday, Anne Sexton
Diary Friday
Chicks and cars
saltpeter
Flowered cabs
The Books: "Catch-22" (Joseph Heller) Excerpt 3
Marginalia
I have something I need to share
Today in History: Nov. 7, 1917
The Books: "Catch-22" (Joseph Heller) Excerpt 2
Not to be missed!
Speaking of actors
Compilation o' Alex
"O let him pass"
The Books: "Catch-22" (Joseph Heller)
"It's the pictures that got small"
Lobsterbacks
Seeing Henry V
The Books: "The Scarlet Letter" (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
Honesty
Movie quote
Just futzing with my template
take the reason prisoner ...
Product Recommendations
The Books: "Damage" (Josephine Hart)
I am still laughing ...
Speaking of Moby Dick ..
Amazing photo
Trains
The Books: "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" (Thomas Hardy)
Coming soon: Enchanted!
Dumbledore gets his performance review
Today in History: November 2, 1889
The Books: "The End of the Affair" (Graham Greene)
Movie quiz!!
Happy place
Today in History: Nov. 1, 1897
The Kinks!!
The Books: "Veronica" (Mary Gaitskill)
Parenting in microcosm
A certain special little boy
Look out! Charlie's in the chimney!!
Costumes!
Happy birthday, John Keats!
The Books: "Because They Wanted to" - 'The Wrong Stuff' (Mary Gaitskill)
"Love" at "first" sight
Just in time for Halloween
"People ask me who was Baba, and I answer – Baba is who I'd like to be"
Hepburn, stage actress
Happy birthday to our second President
Culture Notes
To quote Garrett Morris:
Henry James, Robert Louis Stevenson, Oscar Wilde ...
"There is a sucker ... born every minute!"
Collaborators
Great night
And so I ask you.
Happy birthday, er, Sylvia Plath
Today in History: October 26, 1776
Diary Friday
Email from Allison
Ceci, you'll love this
A messenger from the ancien régime
Beckett Boot Camp
Time doth transfix the flourish set on youth.
A couple cool photos
Wow.
happy halloween
east village mural
The Pawnbroker
happy place
The Books: "Because They Wanted to" - 'Comfort' (Mary Gaitskill)
A montage
The tugs
Jackie Gleason ...
Snapshots
I am a rock star
I mean, honestly.
Diary Friday
Today in history: October 19, 1781
Ships
The Books: "Because They Wanted to" - 'Blanket' (Mary Gaitskill)
Rainbow
RIP Deborah Kerr
Rumspringa
The gentleness of strangers
The Books: "Because They Wanted to" - 'Orchid' (Mary Gaitskill)
The Booker Prize ...
Dashiell Hammett ...
Embellishing
In praise of Montgomery Clift!!
Underwater green.
Leslie Caron
New life
The Books: "Because They Wanted to" - 'Because They Wanted to' (Mary Gaitskill)
Uh-oh.
The Books: "Because They Wanted to" - 'Tiny, Smiling Daddy' (Mary Gaitskill)
Like a true O'Malley:
My new BFF
Close-up: Bud White in "LA Confidential"
Ready for your close-up?
The Books: "Two Girls Fat and Thin" (Mary Gaitskill)
The Chrysler Building
Happy Place
The following post ...
Recognition
The Books: "Bad Behavior" - 'Heaven' (Mary Gaitskill)
20 Questions!!!
In praise of Stevie
"the troublesome word..."
Old Barns
The Books: "Bad Behavior" - 'Other Factors' (Mary Gaitskill)
jack Lemmon
Elmore Leonard's rules for writing
More pictures from New Mexico
All in one letter?
Speaking of "sheila fashions":
Sheila Fashions
That moon
The Books: "Bad Behavior" - 'Secretary' (Mary Gaitskill)
Over the past 4 days ...
who's that lady?
Innocents abroad
The Books: "Bad Behavior" - 'Trying To Be' - (Mary Gaitskill)
"Music makes the people come together!!"
The dancer who could pause in mid-air ...
Happy birthday, Wallace Stevens!
The Books: "Bad Behavior" - 'Connection' - (Mary Gaitskill)
A gorgeous site:
Reconnection
The Books: "Bad Behavior" - 'An Affair, Edited' (Mary Gaitskill)
The Northern Dispensary
Pampering
Happy birthday, Truman Capote!
The Books: "Bad Behavior" - 'Something Nice' (Mary Gaitskill)
Brokeback 1776
Reading
Sarah Vaughan
Dean Stockwell's in Moscow
Grey Gardens
The Books: "Bad Behavior" - 'A Romantic Weekend' (Mary Gaitskill)
Had drinks last night ...
The Body
Nostalgia
The Books: "Bad Behavior" - 'Daisy's Valentine' (Mary Gaitskill)
Tennessee Williams!
Carlyle ...
A blog I love
The Books: "Howards End" (E.M. Forster)
Moonstruck
"On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-Five Hardly a man is now alive Who remembers that famous day and year"
The Books: "A Room with a View" (E.M. Forster)
Quantum Leap: Season 1, Ep. 2: "Star-Crossed"
Announcing: Luis Buñuel Blogathon
Glamour!!
The Books: "The Great Gatsby" (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
Back by popular demand ... the Phys. Wrecks!!
The Books: "L.A. Confidential" (James Ellroy)
Quantum Leap: Season 1, Ep. 2: "Star-Crossed"
The Shamus ...
The Books: "Middlemarch" (George Eliot)
A thought I need today. And every day.
Quantum Leapers:
The Books: "Geek Love" (Katherine Dunn)
snapshots
Norma Shearer
Lt. Ormer Locklear
A stove
The Books: "Hunts in Dreams" (Tom Drury)
"experiments in life"
"Lois?"
Oops. Wrong date.
The Books: "The Brothers Karamazov " (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
I Heart ...
“I’d sell my grandmother for a cup of water.”
Quantum Leap: Season 1, Episode 1: Genesis
Quantum Leap: Season 1, Episode 1: Genesis
...sins of "neglect" and "oppression." ...
A parade of divas
"feculent sarcasm", etc
Cab on fire
Congrats!
Quantum Leap: Season 1, Episode 1: Genesis
Quantum Leap: Before we begin
Wonderful
Lost in Translation
John Quincy Adams
"their true nature"
New York City: early morning montage
The Books: "Crime and Punishment" (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
Some questions I've seen about.
Life is good
Perfection: Marilyn in action
African Queen
Quantum Leap: GEARING UP!!!
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The Books: "Play It As It Lays" (Joan Didion)
Sweeney Todd
Happy birthday to:
Who is Gnarls Barkley?
The Books: "A Tale of Two Cities" (Charles Dickens)
Fragments. Years apart. Different voices.
Ann-Margret
Community memorial
Because I can't help myself
tribute in light
The Books: "Great Expectations" (Charles Dickens)
Dudes
Face recognition
Quote
Anne Enright
"Prompted by a desire for fame, by a love of my work and by a conviction of my own talents..."
september 12, 2001
Book Cover
Ba-dum-ching
Jodie Foster
The Books: "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" (Philip K. Dick)
Perchance to dream
This post is for the "old hag" (so-named by kate)
The Books: "Underworld" (Don Delillo)
Special Ops says:
Madeleine L'Engle quote
snapshots
RIP Madeleine L'Engle
Mel Brooks meeting Cary Grant
The Books: "White Noise" (Don Delillo)
sheila take a sheila take a bow
Clara Bow extravaganza
It's not too late. To Whip It. Whip it good!!
The Books: "House of Leaves" (Mark Danielewski)
Svengali origins
"Shall I send you a fin of the Whale by way of a specimen mouthful?"
Writer's rooms: Seamus Heaney
No book left behind
The Books: "The Colorist" (Susan Daitch)
Dean Stockwell and Dennis Hopper
"The Mist"
Sublime
Bowery and Bleecker
The Books: "The Final Solution: A Story of Detection" (Michael Chabon)
An Ode to a very special teacher
A circus photo ...
Scanner Sunday
Scanner Sunday
Scanner Sunday
Scanner Sunday
Scanner Sunday
Scanner Sunday
Scanner Sunday
Celebration of friendship
The Books: "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay" (Michael Chabon)
Diary Friday
Hilly Kristal (RIP)
Dean Stockwell montage
The Books: "Wonder Boys" (Michael Chabon)
Remarkable
The Plain Girl
A 5 for the day ...
Alex:
The Books: "Mysteries of Pittsburgh" (Michael Chabon)
The number
This Friday: 9:30 pm at The Duplex: Jackie Sidle
Daily Dean Stockwell Fix: Quantum Leap: Get ready!!
The Books: "The Alienist" (Caleb Carr)
Gene Krupa
Douglas Fairbanks, JR.
A must-read:
You know what sucks?
Faces I Love, part 4
"This next one is me if I had posed for El Greco."
Kids on a slide
Showbiz anecdote
Wow.
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The Books: "Music for Chameleons" - 'Nocturnal Turnings, or How Siamese Twins Have Sex' (Truman Capote)
Dean Stockwell: 3 stories about Errol Flynn
The Books: "Music for Chameleons" - 'A Beautiful Child' (Truman Capote)
Clips to make one feel homesick.
"my engagement in the Arab business..."
Thanks, Keith
A me-me-me
Gone with the Wind
Dean Stockwell: The Dunwich Horror
The Books: "Music for Chameleons" - 'Then It All Came Down' (Truman Capote)
Introverts/my Salieri post
Aviation
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Dating advice
Daily Dean Stockwell fix
I love it too
Summer
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The Books: "Music for Chameleons" - 'Hidden Gardens' (Truman Capote)
Why I love Tom
Jimmy Stewart
Bad Girls
Book questionnaire
The Books: "Music for Chameleons" - 'A Day's Work' (Truman Capote)
"Want to see her?"
Cape Cod montage
Wow.
Dean Stockwell: 2 movies
pas de deux with the wind

snapshots
Dean Stockwell: "The Player"
The Books: "Music for Chameleons" - 'Handcarved Coffins: A Nonfiction Account of an American Crime' (Truman Capote)
New Onion video!!
The Books: "Music for Chameleons" - 'Dazzle' (Truman Capote)
Good good things
Broadway montage by Alex
It's a toss-up ...
J'adore ...
Primping stars
The Books: "Music for Chameleons" - 'Mojave' (Truman Capote)
Kickboxing update
Dean Stockwell: "Compulsion" on Broadway
The Books: "Music for Chameleons" (Truman Capote)
Finally!
Edits
Happy birthday to Alfred Lord Tennyson
Spreadin' the Dean Stockwell love
Awesome friend moments in the last month
Naturally I must link to this
Flight
The new poet laureate ...
Women in film ...
Dean Stockwell in "Blue Velvet"
The Books: "Answered Prayers: The Unfinished Novel" (Truman Capote)
Bergman and Antonioni
RIP dear dear Tommy Makem
"It all started with these big fat Puerto Rican lesbians living next door to me, when they got all high or something and tried to burn our apartment building down. "
Ouch
Chivalry
Daily Dean Stockwell fix
Two-part Happy place
Fanny & Alexander
Dear Shamus:
One of the things I require from my dear friends ...
RIP Michelangelo Antonioni
Dear God, what have I done
Compulsion - part deux
RIP Ingmar Bergman
One of my favorite things about Rhode Island is:
Snapshots
Happy birthday, David!
Saint Joan
Details!
"habits of work ..."
Peter Lorre
I love Wanda Jackson
John Banville's list
RIP László Kovács
The Books: "In Cold Blood" (Truman Capote)
Encouragement ....
A break in the Stockwell obsession ...
Emily - this is for you:
File My Claim
Titanic
Dean Stockwell
The long awaited ...
Conversation with my mother:
At long last: The Professor's New Movie Quiz
Beauty
This is just not right
Dammit
Over the rainbow
I certainly don't want to make TOO big a deal out of this
Steam pipe
"He used to be a big shot."
Hair and also Dean Stockwell
Happy birthday, Clifford Odets!
"If I thought this would be taking place, I would have stopped the hitting streak at 40."
Volga-German Republic
The Daily Dean Stockwell fix
Wow.
"Mr. Morton waaaaaaaaaaasssss ..."
The Books: "The Grass Harp" 'My Side of the Matter' (Truman Capote)
Barbara Stanwyck's 100th birthday
Snapshots
Quantum Leap: costume humor
The Books: "The Grass Harp" - "The Headless Hawk" (Truman Capote)
The Books: "The Grass Harp" - "Miriam" (Truman Capote)
Paris, Texas
The Daily Dean Stockwell fix
On July 10, 1804
The Books: "The Grass Harp" - "A Jug of Silver" (Truman Capote)
RIP Charles Lane
Wow.
Montage o' satin shoes
Bless The Shamus
The daily Dean Stockwell fix
The Books: "The Grass Harp" - "Shut a Final Door" (Truman Capote)
Letters
The Books: "The Grass Harp" - "Children on Their Birthdays" (Truman Capote)
Happy place
The Books: "The Grass Harp" - "Master Misery" (Truman Capote)
Captain Stubing
New photo set
School is out for summer
The sky in Central Park today
Compulsion
Had to be done.
Romeo and Juliet
The Books: "The Grass Harp" - "The Grass Harp" (Truman Capote)
Why I love Dean Stockwell: Reason #3
Why I love Dean Stockwell: Reason #2
Why I love Dean Stockwell: Reason #1
The 4th of July, 1826
Progress continues
Domestic concerns
Harry Potter
The best muppets - part 2
Browning's PJs
The Books: "Little Black Book of Stories" - 'The Pink Ribbon' (A.S. Byatt)
Milestone
Sailing
5 books!!
The Books: "Little Black Book of Stories" - 'Raw Material' (A.S. Byatt)
New York montage
The Books: "Little Black Book of Stories" - 'A Stone Woman' (A.S. Byatt)
Paris, Texas
The Books: "Little Black Book of Stories" - 'Body Art' (A.S. Byatt)
The iPhone line
Erik!!
John Adams' Diary
Dammit.
"Don't stop me now!"
What it's like in "the line"
Dean Stockwell montage
Macho macho man
Letter to EB White
Today in History: June 28, 1914
The Books: "Little Black Book of Stories" - 'The Thing in the Forest' (A.S. Byatt)
Snapshots
Happy Place
Inscriptions
NY skyline
The Battle of Bunker Hill
You and me
Veronica - by Mary Gaitskill
The Books: "The Matisse Stories" - 'The Chinese Lobster (A.S. Byatt)
Dean Stockwell listening
Dean Stockwell: because I can't leave well enough alone
Dean Stockwell listening
The Books: "The Matisse Stories" - 'Art Work' (A.S. Byatt)
It's final
Of surfeit one can never have too much
Solstice thunder and gleam
Use the force, Cashel!
Diary Saturday
Pictures
"Diary of Indignities" -by Patrick Hughes
Summer solstice
The Books: "The Matisse Stories" - 'Medusa's Ankles' (A.S. Byatt)
Model airplanes
To quote Team America
Muppet faves
Bloggers who think, who make me think
Things that make me happy this morning
The Books: "The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye" - 'The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye' (A.S. Byatt)
"Acting" nervous ... and the multi-decade results
"Never Let Me Go" - part deux
"Never Let Me Go" - by Kazuo Ishiguro
Father's Day
Bloomsday on Broadway
Work. Leisure.
Bloomsday, 2007
Mmmhelloooo?
Leaving
The Boots!! The Hair!
Oh, I have needs.
The Books: "The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye" - 'Dragons' Breath' (A.S. Byatt)
That missing plane
So just say Hola!
It's the faces
Freaky Five
The Books: "The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye" - 'The Story of the Eldest Princess' (A.S. Byatt)
Happy birthday - to William Butler Yeats
Snapshots
The Books: "The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye" - 'Gode's Story' (A.S. Byatt)
The last 2 minutes
Photos and such
The life of Herb Brooks
The Books: "The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye" - 'The Glass Coffin' (A.S. Byatt)
The Tonys
The thing about Michael is
The Books: "Elementals: Stories of Fire and Ice" - 'Christ in the House of Martha and Mary' (A.S. Byatt)
Broadway Danny Rose
I don't really know what I'm doing
Objects
A jug of wine, a loaf of bread, and thou.
The Books: "Elementals: Stories of Fire and Ice" - 'Jael' (A.S. Byatt)
Mermaid
"all true art is of necessity samizdat, and thus destined to languish in obscurity, ignored by the nekulturny hordes of bourgeois apparatchiks"
Red River
The Books: "Elementals: Stories of Fire and Ice" - 'Cold' (A.S. Byatt)
Speaking of Bloomsday:
Summer Poetry Challenge
The Books: "Elementals: Stories of Fire and Ice" - 'A Lamia in the Cévennes' (A.S. Byatt)
Unbelievable
Joyce geekery ahead
The Books: "Elementals: Stories of Fire and Ice" - 'Crocodile Tears' (A.S. Byatt)
Old photos
The Gobi of writing
"Knocked Up"
Robert Shaw ....
The Books: "Sugar and Other Stories" - 'Sugar' (A.S. Byatt)
"A birdcage I planned to hang ... I'll get to that someday ..."
Some Cards
Rosalind Russell Tribute
A glimpse of Sarah Siddons ...
Spelling-bee
The Books: "Sugar and Other Stories" - 'Precipice-Encurled' (A.S. Byatt)
The Books: "Sugar and Other Stories" - 'In the Air' (A.S. Byatt)
Summer reading challenge
knick knack paddy wack
The Books: "Sugar and Other Stories" - 'The Changeling' (A.S. Byatt)
Happy birthday, Marilyn Monroe!!
The Books: "Sugar and Other Stories" - 'On the Day That E.M. Forster Died' (A.S. Byatt)
Happy place
The Books: "Sugar and Other Stories" - 'The Dried Witch' (A.S. Byatt)
Trot
Writer's rooms
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The Books: "Sugar and Other Stories" - 'The Next Room' (A.S. Byatt)
I forgot to mention:
Jeff Buckley ... in memory
The Books: "Sugar and Other Stories" - 'The July Ghost' (A.S. Byatt)
MEMORIAL WAY
The memorial day parade
Stagehands on break.
A two-pronged experience
The Books: "Sugar and Other Stories" - 'Racine and the Tablecloth' (A.S. Byatt)
Happy birthday, John Wayne!
Fragment ending in laughter II
Fragment ending in laughter I
The Books: "The Biographer's Tale" (A.S. Byatt)
Bang Bang You're Dead
Friday Favorites ...
"Citizen Kane" poster
1997 quotes. No context.
The Wookie holiday: "Life Day"
Tooooo many books
The Books: "Babel Tower" (A.S. Byatt)
Sewanee Review:
Letters
Famous person said to Alex:
1938
"Passionate minutiae"
The Books: "Angels and Insects" - 'Conjugal Angel' (A.S. Byatt)
It was just a matter of time.
5 for the day: Katharine Hepburn
The Books: "Angels and Insects" - 'Morpho Eugenia' (A.S. Byatt)
One week to go ...
Thinking:
Passive-aggressive notes
The Books: "Possession: A Romance" (A.S. Byatt)
In honor of the Duke:
IMDB ...
The Books: "Still Life" (A.S. Byatt)
Scanner sunday
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The Books: "The Virgin in the Garden" (A.S. Byatt)
Photo category
The Books: "The Game" (A.S. Byatt)
Soho grafitti
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The Books: "The Shadow of the Sun" (A.S. Byatt)
"Horse amounts of alcohol ..."
10 things you now know about me
"110 in the Shade"
The Books: "The Master and Margarita" (Mikhail Bulgakov)
Movie quote game
John Ford anecdotes
The Books: "The Da Vinci Code" (Dan Brown)
Question for Ceci
New York montage
The Books: "Jane Eyre" (Charlotte Bronte)
Celluloid and the Actor
Sunday
2 p.m.
"Do you believe in miracles?"
Rare, I know.
Walter Matthau
The Books: "Wuthering Heights" (Emily Bronte)
Can't sleep.
Cultural hodge podge
Just in case ...
A final exam ...
I wish I could bottle it.
Wow.
Michael Chabon ...
The Books: "Fahrenheit 451" (Ray Bradbury)
Great news:
"Mad Hot Ballroom"
The Books: "Vox" (Nicholson Baker)
Snapshots
The Books: "Running from Safety" (Richard Bach)
The Books: "One" (Richard Bach)
To readers in the Atlanta area:
Milos Forman's "Firemen's Ball"
How I used to write in my journal
The Books: "The Bridge Across Forever" (Richard Bach)
The Books: "Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah" (Richard Bach)
Tribeca Film Festival
The Books: "Jonathan Livingston Seagull" (Richard Bach)
Fear of flying ...
Duke's gonna be 100
I told you so, Pagliaccio
Flex-time for Ramirez ...
Amazing photograph ...
The Books: "Pride and Prejudice" (Jane Austen)
Tribeca Film Festival
snapshots
The Books: "Sense and Sensibility" (Jane Austen)
The Books: "The Robber Bride" (Margaret Atwood)
Tribeca Film Festival
It's in poor taste ...
National Poetry Month: Mary Oliver
Dear Alex:
Tribute to Ryszard Kapuscinski
Tribeca Film Festival
"In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines ..."
Characters
The Book: "Wilderness Tips" - 'Hairball' (Margaret Atwood)
National Poetry Month: Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Chess
Life Before the Segway
National Poetry Month: Rumi
The Books: "Cat's Eye" (Margaret Atwood)
Things Bren said on the phone to me last night
Happy Place
This is how I used to write in my journal
National Poetry Month: Anne Sexton

The Books: "Cat's Eye" (Margaret Atwood)
National Poetry Month: Edna St. Vincent Millay
The rejecter!
Reading the following post ...
The Books: "Cat's Eye" (Margaret Atwood)
National Poetry Month: Robert Browning
Montage ...
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Woah
Dare I hope???
Thoughts on "The Long Goodbye"
The Books: "Cat's Eye" (Margaret Atwood)
National Poetry Month: Wallace Stevens
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When legends gather ...
The Books: "Cat's Eye" (Margaret Atwood)
National Poetry Month: Emily Dickinson
Tribute night
A photo I love
Shouted at pointblank range:
The Books: "Bluebeard's Egg" - 'Two Stories About Emma' (Margaret Atwood)
Welcome to the Tribeca dungeon
Dusk in lower Manhattan
National Poetry Month: William Blake
The Books: "Bluebeard's Egg" - 'Significant Moments in the Life of my Mother' (Margaret Atwood)
National Poetry Month: John Keats
Where Sheila takes her navel-gazing to even greater heights
Faulkner ...
In praise of Kurt Russell
The Books: "Dancing Girls" - 'When It Happens' (Margaret Atwood)
National Poetry Month: Seamus Heaney
Traveling
Happy birthday, Thornton Wilder!
The Books: "The Handmaid's Tale" (Margaret Atwood)
National Poetry Month: Geoffrey Chaucer
Sheila's Alphabet
The Books: "Bodily Harm" (Margaret Atwood)
National Poetry Month: Ben Jonson
New York montage
The Books: "Life Before Man" (Margaret Atwood)
National Poetry Month: Herman Melville
National Poetry Month: William Butler Yeats
Before 7 a.m. ...
The Books: "Lady Oracle" (Margaret Atwood)
National Poetry Month: P.G. Wodehouse
Baroque lobby
The Books: "Surfacing" (Margaret Atwood)
Wild horses
A solitary walk
Howling
The Books: "The Edible Woman" (Margaret Atwood)
National Poetry Month: Christopher Smart
Beautiful Joan
Junior high love ...
Dazzling
Opening day
National Poetry Month: John Milton
The Books: "Little Women" (Louisa May Alcott)
National Poetry Month: Shel Silverstein
Memory Lane
The Books: "A Death in the Family" (James Agee)
Camera glory
"I hear yah, troopah!"
Saturday night snapshots
The Books: "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" (Douglas Adams)
National Poetry Month: Gerard Manley Hopkins
National Poetry Month: Michael Blumenthal
Diary Friday
Fra-gee-lay
The Sopranos ...
National Poetry Month: Christopher Marlowe
The Books: "Jane of Lantern Hill" (L.M. Montgomery)
The loneliness of ice skaters ...
National Poetry Month: Emily Bronte
That missing plane
New Gadgetry and Rug Beating
The Books: "Mistress Pat" (L.M. Montgomery)
National Poetry Month: Thomas Hardy
National Poetry Month: Edward Lear
The Books: "Pat of Silver Bush" (L.M. Montgomery)
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Yo. WHASSUP?
Babs fans, Noel Coward fans:
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Orson Welles
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The Year of Magical Thinking
The Books: "A Tangled Web" (L.M. Montgomery)
"The Terrorist"
Shackleton ...
Manhattan Rare Book Company
Busby Berkely at work
And I missed a birthday: Bad friend, bad friend!!
Happy birthday, Ann Marie!!
Let's do the time warp again
I like this
Harses, harses, harses ...
Cards for any situation
Today in History: March 28, 1941
Netflix ....
Ten Books I couldn't live without
Life
A New York shocker
Must-read of the day:
Happy birthday- to Tennessee Williams
Today in history: March 25, 1911
New York Signage
Hemlock is poisonous???
The Idi Amin theme continues
"Memories. You're talkin' about memories."
Old school
Commonplace Book - Acting quotes
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Commonplace Book - Acting quotes
Diary Friday
Orson in action
Destiny
John Banville in LA
Steinbeck
Awesome
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In honor of the first day of spring:
Rain
"For I am UNICEF, evil king of Halloween!"
Ray and Lucy
Snapshots
Paper!
Pitter ...
Coney Island ...
Hysterical
Alexandria, Karachi, and Joisey
Gloria Grahame ...
The Dead Fathers Club
"Don't Look Now"
Professor Irwin Corey's latest quiz!
8 a.m. 39th Street
Secret lives of dresses
More movie memes ...
Diary Friday
Visual DNA
From city wendy ...
How do I love the following photo?
"Et tu, Brute! Then fall, Caesar."
Dear Staring Lady on the Bus:
For Emily and Marisa
Why Zach, Why?
Grammar girl!!
That movie meme ...
Happy Birthday to: the creator of Loadstone O'Toole, of all people
Happy Birthday to Sylvia Beach
Movies!!!
Streep in "that scene" in Ironweed
Mere and Jayne and Beth ...
sitting with your boss's boss's boss's (boss's?) boss
The Books: The Doctor's Sweetheart: The Girl and the Wild Race' (L.M. Montgomery)
when legends gather ...
Congrats, Pioneer Woman!
"Word came today"
Weekend snapshots
Rock and Roll hall of fame
Film Noir
Persona (1966); Dir. Ingmar Bergman
"Rock Around the Clock"
Thinking!!!
"Sudden Fear"
Diary Friday
Klimt
On the waterfront
Overwhelming book deliveries
Being an extra
Ramblings on Billy Friedkin
High-stepper
Joseph Christian Leyendecker: Illustrator
Square dancing
Happy Birthday: "Stopping By The Woods on a Snowy Evening"
Feng shui and .... Nuremberg?
The Books: The Doctor's Sweetheart: 'Emily's Husband' (L.M. Montgomery)
You know what I love about professional wrestling? Despite the kid-friendly Hulk Hogan boom of the '80s, itll never be absorbed by the mainstream"
Frances Farmer
MS Awareness Week
Truman
Tag-team Amin
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New yorkers ...
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Sunset moods
La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc
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Happy place
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Notes on "Once Upon a Time in America"
"Only Angels Have Wings"
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"Today he'd probably be arrested."
5 childhood books
Childhood books!!
"i need nothing in return, but i am receptive to much"
Black Snake Moan
Mailbox art
score!
Darth Vader ...
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Oscar rundown!!
Happy Birthday - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow!
the country of the Houyhnhnms
So there's this brand-new thing?
The Books: The Blue Castle (L.M. Montgomery)
The ballots
Homage to New York
In honor of the first Sunday of Lent
Vintage ....
Diary Friday
Mess
"I remember daring, yes daring, to think we were going to win...."
In praise of Claude Rains
The Books: The Blue Castle (L.M. Montgomery)
"Do YOU BELIEVE IN MIRACLES?? YES!!!!!!!"
Incongruous iPod shuffle
Trieste
The Books: The Blue Castle (L.M. Montgomery)
Art of communism
Great improvisers
Rufus on the ascendant
The Books: The Blue Castle (L.M. Montgomery)
Alice McDermott
Beauty
essential
Comfort food
"Are there any regrets?"
A Tale of Two Coats
Army of angels
10:15 a.m. crisp morning
"On the Blogosphere"
"she was for him, she was to do with him"
And then there are days ...
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Mustangs
"Aaron, Bring it."
Mitchell: another photo for you
1992 Diary Flotsam and Jetsam
Happy place
Can you say ...
A good luck charm
A peek into my tiny world
Love.
1997/1998 Acting Notebook
The Books: The Blue Castle (L.M. Montgomery)
Unfortunate Valentine's Day cards
The Man in the Mirror
The silhouette
Sunny Saturday afternoon, Feb. 2007
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Rocky II
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The Books: The Blue Castle (L.M. Montgomery)
RIP Anna Nicole Smith
Obsession Sunday
There must be some Toros ... etc. etc.
The Books: The Blue Castle (L.M. Montgomery)
The Year of Magical Thinking
Happy Birthday - Elizabeth Bishop!
Robots
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Good friends
"silva rerum: the forest of things"
Sting
Frank
Passing notes in church
"the swirling, festive melange of totally made-up cultures."
Two posts ...
Daily fix
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"You're screaming at me."
The little old lady
Fall 1996: Acting Notebook
Rhode Island: zooming in
Unbelievable
Fading
Sunrise
For Mitchell:
Counterintuitive workout mix
A new discovery
Happy place
Speaking of John Banville ...
Diary Friday
Oh - and obsessions: one more thing:
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It hurts
1997: Acting Notebook
tabloid art ...
Happy birthday ...
Purty!!
Fall 1995: Acting Notebook
Rocky: things I notice and love Part 2
Handy Randy
Thanks, Robert Frost
Obsession:
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Tee hee ...
Brando
Rocky: things I notice and love Part 1
Jan. to March 1995 Diary flotsam and jetsam
The obsession ...
Robbie BARRRRRNS
"Ralph Macchio was my main squeeze for a long time"
Ack
Brawn
Happy Birthday to "the Ploughman Poet" of Scotland
Oh no
Marilyn Monroe ...
Rocky III
"Into the Lincoln Tunnel"
1927: A banner year!
Book questionnaire ...
Dinosaurs, tenderness
Perfume
The Books: Akin to Anne: 'Jane Lavinia' (L.M. Montgomery)
Gouverneur Morris: "We the people ..."
Weekend snapshots
The Books: Akin to Anne: 'Charlotte's Quest' (L.M. Montgomery)
A Dangerous Combination:
Cat Lady
Pleading Woman
Wings of the Dove Lady
Warp-Speed Red Lips
Alexa: Peter Gatien's Bitter Protegé
Harassed Mentally Unbalanced Wife of a Red Sox Shortstop
Rocky
Karaoke snapshots from last night
Gulliver's Travels
Lizards, frogs, octopus ...
Snowy day!
A phantom island ...
Updates!
the debacle
Thoughts on "Rocky Balboa"
Basketball
Ben Franklin's Birthday!
The Books: Magic for Marigold (L.M. Montgomery)
Catalog Card for my blog
American Idol recap!
Helm's Deep
Things
Snapshots
10:45 p.m. last night
I want to make myself clear
Next week!!
the secret lives of dresses
Maude on DVD
"So instead I stop & wonder ...
How to read when you're an itsy-bitsy midget
Friday Favorites ...
Pulp fiction
Joseph Cornell's boxes
I can hear the drums, Fernando!!!
Little green men
Yvonne DeCarlo ...
Happy birthday - to Alexander Hamilton
United Shapes of America
Threesome
The Books: Against the Odds: 'The Strike at Putney' (L.M. Montgomery)
Hardy
The question is:
Mrs. King's mistakes
The late John McGahern
City Wendy ...
Close encounters
The Books: Against the Odds: 'A Substitute Journalist' (L.M. Montgomery)
The Shakespeare Project: Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Books: Against the Odds: 'A Question of Acquaintance' (L.M. Montgomery)
Sketchbook flotsam and jetsam
Fido? Snoopy? Boring!
self-deprecating personal ads
The Books: Against the Odds: 'Their Girl Josie' (L.M. Montgomery)
Books!!
Science fiction artists
Samuel Johnson and the English Language
wolfman jack et al
Re-reading Tale of 2 Cities
"They learn that there's such a thing as art."
More Chekhov
I believe this will only be relevant to New Englanders ...
Beyond description
Film restoration
Wow.
2007 self portrait
A perfect New Year's Eve
Tommy
I always like to begin a new year ...
Sketchbook flotsam and jetsam
2006 Books
Quotes still to be guessed
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A gentleman's library
Bloomsday centennial
year-end review
Movie quote ... to whet your appetite
Love him or hate him
"the Napoleon of the stage"
The Books: Against the Odds: 'Dorinda's Desperate Deed' (L.M. Montgomery)
Tilting tree ...
Christmas Day in the Morning - by Pearl S. Buck
And here we have:
Paper
Jennifer Holliday
The Books: At the Altar: 'What Aunt Marcella Would Have Called It' (L.M. Montgomery)
Faces I love - part 3
Because I never get tired of it ...
Winter solstice
Chekhov ...
The Books: At the Altar: 'The Touch of Fate' (L.M. Montgomery)
Heart-achey beauty of libraries
Gerrymander
The Books: At the Altar: 'The Way of the Winning of Anne' (L.M. Montgomery)
It's a privilege to pee
It's definitely a sign ...
6 days ...
The Books: At the Altar: 'The Dissipation of Miss Posonby' (L.M. Montgomery)
"What terrified me will terrify others."
"this glorious presence-chamber of imperial nature"
heh
thinly sliced garlic ...
Technological bitchiness
Happiness is:
"way down SOUTH"
Memory
Snapshot, circa 2 a.m.
Classic
The old stompin' grounds
Snapshot
Christine Ebersole
Atwood Hints
Chicago
"For Your Consideration"
Connection
Leave it to Alex
Grey Gardens ... thoughts
The inner monologues of dresses
Lew Ayres
A bit of Marilyn Monroe to start the day
The Books: At the Altar: 'Them Notorious Pigs' (L.M. Montgomery)
Happy place
There is a bit of shame involved ...
Young Patriots
More on Santa
being pissed at santa
CPR: Matters in the Po-Biz
More strange maps ...
Yes, it's true.
DGLF??
Diverting Devotion: Extended
"There won't be snow in Africa this Christmastime ..."
The classics challenge
1787 - George Washington
As of 8 p.m.:
The Hobbit LP
Yes i said yes I will Yes
Today in history:
This is the first thing I saw ...
Dear Jon B.:
The Books: At the Altar: 'The Wooing of Bessy' (L.M. Montgomery)
Book recommendation ...
Movies quiz for movie fanatics!
A must-read
The Great Pit of Carkoon, et al
"Great Cathedrals"
The Books: At the Altar: 'The Pursuit of the Ideal' (L.M. Montgomery)
Film Criticism Blog-a-thon
For Mitchell:
Vancouver
The Making of the Misfits
The Books: At the Altar: 'The Gossip of Valley View' (L.M. Montgomery)
Nostalgia
Scary cleaning jag
word association
Outtakes
Today in History: Dec. 1, 1934
Blank covers ...
Norman Rockwell ...
Proust questionnaire ...
The film criticism blog-a-thon
Diary Friday
Two of my favorite literary awards are:
Woah.
The Proust questionnaire
Happy birthday, Jonathan Swift!
The Books: At the Altar: 'A Dinner of Herbs' (L.M. Montgomery)
Being understood
Stoppard's "Coast of Utopia"
When legends gather ...
Happy birthday to Louisa May Alcott
The Books: At the Altar: 'Aunt Philippa and the Men' (L.M. Montgomery)
New addiction
Maiden aunts, singledom, feminism ...
Poetry!!
You know you are an irredeemable geek when ...
St. Paul's White Christmas!
My birthday celebration
Thanksgiving snapshots ... part 2
There is nothing I could possibly say ...
The Books: Along the Shore - 'Young Si' (L.M. Montgomery)
Thanksgiving snapshots ... part 1
Today in History: November 26, 1942
Personal Ads for self-deprecating British intellectuals
John Adams' book collection
Isaac Newton
The Books: "Along the Shore - 'The Waking of Helen'" (L.M. Montgomery)
Festive!
What it's like ...
Ingrid Bergman ...
The Books: "Along the Shore - 'A Strayed Allegiance'" (L.M. Montgomery)
Challenge for those so inclined
Words meme
Mary Poppins and WB Yeats
"I am very, very happy, this is amazing."
Ingrid Bergman ...
The Books: "Along the Shore - 'The Unhappiness of Miss Farquhar'" (L.M. Montgomery)
The Master and Margarita
A grey and chilly Saturday
The Books: "Along the Shore - 'A Sandshore Wooing'" (L.M. Montgomery)
Siobhan O'Malley and Mike Viola!
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
The creepy Mitfords
Librarians and Librarians-to-be:
The Books: "Along the Shore - 'Four Winds'" (L.M. Montgomery)
Bookie Bookie!
Congrats to Richard Powers ...
Stranger Than Fiction
The Books: "Along the Shore - 'A Soul That Was Not at Home'" (L.M. Montgomery)
Along with the Hitchcock Blog-a-Thon ...
The Hitchcock Blog-a-Thon!
The Hitchcock Blog-a-Thon: My Entry
A Russian kind of night
The Books: "Along the Shore - 'The Light on the Big Dipper'" (L.M. Montgomery)
Early John Wayne
Oh man
Today in History: November 14, 1731
Cannot wait ...
Happy birthday, P.J. O'Rourke!
The Books: "Along the Shore - 'Fair Exchange and No Robbery'" (L.M. Montgomery)
14
1:30 a.m. The 1 line
Flashback
The Books: "Along the Shore - 'Mackereling Out In the Gulf'" (L.M. Montgomery)
The Books: "Along the Shore - 'The Magical Bond of the Sea'" (L.M. Montgomery)
Happy birthday to Mary Gaitskill
Terror in the mountains
The Books: "Emily's Quest" (L.M. Montgomery)
RIP, Jack Palance
Rocky Balboa?
Winter Book Challenge
Can you say ...
Diary Friday
Cool
Edie
The Books: "Emily's Quest" (L.M. Montgomery)
Mistaken ...
Funny
Vintage McQueen cool-ness
Sigh.
12th Night
The Books: "Emily's Quest" (L.M. Montgomery)
Honest to God
Letter to K-fed
Proust
iPod Shuffle ...this post will be updated continuously ... as long as I find it interesting ...
The Books: "Emily's Quest" (L.M. Montgomery)
Happy place
Mary Astor ...
I'm scared
90210 Fug
Prep
The Books: "Emily's Quest" (L.M. Montgomery)
Mary Astor
"I wanted to be Lily Tomlin."
This Thursday ...
The Books: "Emily Climbs" (L.M. Montgomery)
Life of Pi
The Historian
The Books: "Emily Climbs" (L.M. Montgomery)
The Legion of the Archangel Michael
Soundtrack shuffle
Diary Friday
"Your Fingernails Are Filthy."
June, 2007??
Aaron Sorkin ...
More on William Styron
Today in History: Nov. 3, 1916
The Books: "Emily Climbs" (L.M. Montgomery)
Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple
RIP, William Styron
The Books: "Emily Climbs" (L.M. Montgomery)
Seal
Los Angelenos: An O'Malley announcement!
Today in History: Nov. 1, 1897
The Books: "Emily Climbs" (L.M. Montgomery)
The day
montage of Screaming faces
Beauty
Okay. This is genius.
The Books: "Emily Climbs" (L.M. Montgomery)
Kung Food Guy!
Happy birthday to our second President ...
Snapshots
Fiction ....
Diary Friday
Happy birthday - to Sylvia Plath
The Books: "Emily Climbs" (L.M. Montgomery)
Thursday 13
Why we are friends ...
Today in history: October 26, 1776
The Books: "Emily of New Moon" (L.M. Montgomery)
Bugs and shells and stuff
Grey Gardens
Fun!!
And then ...
The Books: "Emily of New Moon" (L.M. Montgomery)
"My work is the only trustworthy hope I have"
© 2006
In honor of Norman Rush
The Books: "Emily of New Moon" (L.M. Montgomery)
Se-waneeeeee Review
Yap yap yap yap Part 2
Electric Kool-Aid Beta Test
Classical music cliches
Heads up, Los Angelenos!
Saturday night:
The Books: "Emily of New Moon" (L.M. Montgomery)
Santa Monica Pier
Dino: "a likable coward"
Dino: 'Okay, you don't have to tell me any more.'
Dino: "a rare, rare champ"
Dino: "menefreghismo"
Dino: "there was no secret"
Heads up, Los Angelenos!
beddy bye books
yap yap yap yap
The killers
The Books: "Emily of New Moon" (L.M. Montgomery)
Today in history: October 19, 1781
"Is there a doctor in the house?"
Assia Wevill
The Books: "Emily of New Moon" (L.M. Montgomery)
Liza with a Z!
Sadly ...
Liza Liza Liza Liza
Still percolating
happiness
Lists!!
Caterwauling Audra
Rainbows
Nobel Prize for lit.
New email
Finally found it
Things experienced so far in LA, part 3
Things experienced so far in LA, part 2
Things experienced so far in LA, part 1
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Indiana Jones denied tenure
The Books: Further Chronicles of Avonlea: 'Tannis of the Flats' (L.M. Montgomery)
For a couple days now ...
It's coming
Faces I love, part 2
The Books: Further Chronicles of Avonlea: 'Only a Common Fellow' (L.M. Montgomery)
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Being okay with being a cliche
Dino and Sammy
3:15 tomorrow
Michael said: "So when you gonna write about my accordion?"
"Dean's hands were the size of ham hocks"
Dino's fathering technique
The "menefreghista"
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Creepy crawly
Pantera fans
Happy birthday "Jane Eyre"
The Books: Further Chronicles of Avonlea: 'The Conscience Case of David Bell' (L.M. Montgomery)
Waiting for Godot ...
Happy birthday, Vaclav Havel
Queen: Night at the Opera
Johnny Carson ...
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Anticipation growing
Happy Place
The Plain Girl
Dear Steve, whoever you are:
Ellen von Unwerth
Ellen von Unwerth
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Ellen von Unwerth
Old book covers
Lillian Bassman
Marilyn and Jack
Pan Am
The Books: Further Chronicles of Avonlea: 'In Her Selfless Mood' (L.M. Montgomery)
Debut novels
The Overture
Bad.
champignons etc.
John Wayne and John Ford
My Dino book
Teaching Shakespeare
The Books: Further Chronicles of Avonlea: 'The Education of Betty' (L.M. Montgomery)
A picture ...
What it's like when your parents read your blog, part 2
Today in history: October 1, 1961
The Books: Further Chronicles of Avonlea: 'The Son of His Mother'
The giant
In praise of Jake Ryan
In praise of Laurie
Henry Fonda ...
Book snooping
Insanity on Sept. 29 ...
The Books: Further Chronicles of Avonlea: 'Sara's Way"' (L.M. Montgomery)
This is for Michael
Two things about
Carnal Knowledge
Ibsen
The Books: Further Chronicles of Avonlea: 'The Return of Hester"' (L.M. Montgomery)
Fill in the blanks
On the set of Grey's Anatomy
Happy Birthday Google!!
You know, I used to play baseball.
Biograph!!
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Happy place
Happy place
Fall
On the set of "Grey's Anatomy"
The Books: Further Chronicles of Avonlea: 'The Brother Who Failed"' (L.M. Montgomery)
Competing obsessions
My answer
In Cold Blood: the first 3 paragraphs
The cool fifties
The Books: Further Chronicles of Avonlea: 'The Dream Child"' (L.M. Montgomery)
"Fanatically Casual"
Movie mimi
Fall
John Adams exhibit
E-verse radio has a blog
The dullest man
Screen captures!
The Books: Further Chronicles of Avonlea: 'Jane's Baby' (L.M. Montgomery)
Cranium: "toupee"
Cranium: "backseat driver"
Happy birthday - to F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Books: Further Chronicles of Avonlea: 'Her Father's Daughter' (L.M. Montgomery)
Obsession Central: Dino
Diary Saturday
Comparison
The Books: "Further Chronicles of Avonlea - 'The Materializing of Cecil'" (L.M. Montgomery)
Twixt clock and .....
Happiness
Obsession Central: Dino
The Books: "Further Chronicles of Avonlea - 'Aunt Cynthia's Persian Cat'" (L.M. Montgomery)
It's finally real.
An Internet experiment: Pat McCartney - are you out there?
Cryptography
In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.
Zoom-ah-zoom-ah-zoom
The Books: "Kilmeny Of The Orchard" (L.M. Montgomery)
Uhm ...
Because it's now become a joke
Last dance with Mary Jane
Happy place
Dirt
vh-1 ....
It's not that it's all about me
The Books: "Chronicles of Avonlea - 'The End of a Quarrel'" (L.M. Montgomery)
and a little child will lead them ...
Sheer joy from Dean Martin
Alexander Hamilton
A kind of annoying and nosy meme, but whatever, I'm bored
Ha
The fluffy planet
Screen capture!!
The Books: "Chronicles of Avonlea - 'The Miracle at Carmody'" (L.M. Montgomery)
sniff
The Dino "bender": the next level
Dino again
March 6, 1957
Obsession Central: Dino
Obsession central: Dino
Obsession central: Dino
Snapshot from last night
Screen capture!!
Photo booth series 3
Built-in advice
Hard to get
The photo booth series 2
The photo booth series 1
Apple freaks ...
The Books: "Chronicles of Avonlea - 'The Courting of Prissy Strong'" (L.M. Montgomery)
Ease
Dean Martin: "the presumably 'less talented' half of the comedy team"
"Only Revolutions"
Dean Martin
The dahlia files
My brother on Dean Martin:
Dino at home
The Books: "Chronicles of Avonlea - 'Pa Sloane's Purchase'" (L.M. Montgomery)
Warning
Snippets. No context.
Dean Martin appreciation day - a link
Dean Martin appreciation day
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The Books: "Chronicles of Avonlea - 'The Quarantine at Alexander Abraham's'" (L.M. Montgomery)
Bragging rights
Uhm ...
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"spawn of my hooch"
Happy birthday to ...
Complete the thought
The Books: "Chronicles of Avonlea - 'Aunt Olivia's Beau'" (L.M. Montgomery)
What it's like when your parents read your blog
Sept. 10 - under the Ghostbusters sky
Sept. 12
"For the falling man"
The 2996 Project: Michael J. Pascuma
The Names
Stories
Hey hobo-man
The Books: "Chronicles of Avonlea - 'Old Man Shaw's Girl'" (L.M. Montgomery)
"Everything looks 3-D."
Snapshots with Michael
The Books: "Chronicles of Avonlea - 'The Winning of Lucinda'" (L.M. Montgomery)
I wondered
Love
The Books: "Chronicles of Avonlea - 'Little Joscelyn'" (L.M. Montgomery)
The universe ...
The universe ...
Sydney Carton
Feed the kitty
The apology
The Books: "Chronicles of Avonlea - 'Each In His Own Tongue'" (L.M. Montgomery)
An Ode to a very special teacher
Weekend snapshots
The pathos of childhood ...
The Books: "Chronicles of Avonlea - 'Old Lady Lloyd'" (L.M. Montgomery)
Burning Man
Happy place
Humorous moment
Why I love North Dakota
The Books: "Chronicles of Avonlea - 'The Hurrying of Ludovic'" (L.M. Montgomery)
Fun with the scanner!
The Books: "The Golden Road" (L.M. Montgomery)
Monsters
crashing
The Books: "The Story Girl" (L.M. Montgomery)
Easter Sunday
View
Mitchell will laugh at this one
Let's try another one!
Scanner experimentation
Today in history: Sept. 1, 1939
The Books: "Rilla of Ingleside" (L.M. Montgomery)
Diary whatever
Music Meme
The Books: "Rainbow Valley" (L.M. Montgomery)
The Books: "Anne of Ingleside" (L.M. Montgomery)
Happy place!!
Thinking about Dickens
Limerick Dictionary
The Books: "Anne's House of Dreams" (L.M. Montgomery)
Possessed
I still have time
"Why does Howie Mandell scare me?"
The Books: "Anne of Windy Poplars" (L.M. Montgomery)
Correction
Dead Hand Flapping
A-boo-hoo - no women!!
The Books: "Anne of the Island" (L.M. Montgomery)
Free fallin'
Fire
The Books: "Anne Of Avonlea" (L.M. Montgomery)
Oh boy!
The Books: "Anne Of Green Gables" (L.M. Montgomery)
Two book memes
Project Runway??
Bugs 'n beer
The Books: "A Severed Wasp" (Madeleine L'Engle)
trembly trembly ...
I love this crap
"... but not the British children ..."
The Books: "The Small Rain" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Why I love Joan Didion
Awesome story
Happy place
Many "wows"
"Just four times more"
The Books: "A Live Coal In The Sea" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Didion
Snapshots with Guy
The Books: "Certain Women" (Madeleine L'Engle)
MxPx??
The Books: "And Both Were Young" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Want to let off some steam?
"an ordinary chap"????
The awfulness ...
The Books: "The Love Letters" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Today in History: August 17, 1790
Happiness is:
Songs I have re-discovered through the magic of iTunes
The Books: "The Other Side of the Sun" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Kirby ... again
Bruno Kirby
"BABY FISHMOUTH! BABY FISHMOUTH!"
Things seen/experienced in the woods this past weekend
Apropos of nothing
The Books: "A Winter's Love" (Madeleine L'Engle)
I could get lost
Backrub Boy confirmation
This one's for my dad
The Books: "Camilla" (Madeleine L'Engle)
In honor of Ernest Thayer ...
Ann Dvorak
The Books: "An Acceptable Time" (Madeleine L'Engle)
The Books: "A House Like a Lotus" (Madeleine L'Engle)
iTunes ...
The Books: "The Arm of the Starfish" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Situational crush
The Books: "Dragons in the Waters" (Madeleine L'Engle)
The Books: "Troubling a Star " (Madeleine L'Engle)
Happy place
Yesterday in History: August 7, 1934
The Books: "A Ring of Endless Light" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Doing scales
A snapshot
The Books: "The Young Unicorns" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Diary Friday
Omigod
The Books: "Moon by Night" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Happy place
Music geekiness
The Books: "Meet the Austins" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Happy place!
Movie cliches
Changes
Gorgeous-ness
The Books: "Many Waters" (Madeleine L'Engle)
O'Malley Promotion
Happy Place!!
The Books: "A Swiftly Tilting Planet" (Madeleine L'Engle)
workout mix
Exiles
Bad News Bears ...
This is for Bill's amusement
In-depth
The Books: "A Wind in the Door" (Madeleine L'Engle)
The Books: "A Wrinkle in Time" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Happy place!
Diary Friday
The Books: "The Girl Who Wanted a Boy" (Paul Zindel)
David snippets.
O'Malley commentary accompanying our group viewing of ....
Happy place
The Books: "The Undertaker's Gone Bananas" (Paul Zindel)
Happy place
No words ...
The Books: "Pardon Me, You're Stepping On My Eyeball" (Paul Zindel)
More happy place ....
Going to my happy place
50 randoms
The Books: "The Pigman's Legacy" (Paul Zindel)
Insanity is ...
Catching up
"I love you, but I don�t like falling to my death.
"Our Friend" my ass
The Books: "The Pigman" (Paul Zindel)
Doing scales
The weirdness of the actor's life
More faces!!
The Books: "The Birds' Christmas Carol" (Kate Douglas Wiggin)
Diary Friday
Faces I love
Literary Notes for Axl Rose ...
Fay Wray fans ...
The Books: "The Sword in the Stone" (T.H. White)
How do you write "Holy shit" in the Cyrillic alphabet?
Smudge
Man
This one's for Emily
The Books: "Romance Is a Wonderful Thing" (Ellen Emerson White)
Big news
Today in history: July 11, 1804
Just because
Images
The Books: "Life without friends" (Ellen Emerson White)
Terror.
DC Comics vs. Marvel Comics
Gorgeous
The Books: "Ballet Shoes" (Noel Streatfield)
The potato famine, a-boo-hoo-hoo
Sumer
The Books: "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" (J.K. Rowling)
The axe
Diary Friday
The Books: "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" (J.K. Rowling)
Finally.
The narcoleptic dominatrix
The Books: "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (J.K. Rowling)
Movie fanatics, read on
Happy 4th of July!
A goldmine!!
10 days ...
Today in History: July 4, 1826
Today in History: July 3, 1776
Genius.
Sewanee ... how I love ya, how I love ya
The Books: "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" (J.K. Rowling)
Diary Friday ... part deux
The Books: "Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets" (J.K. Rowling)
Kung Food guy!
Yay for the ladies!!
The Mid-air pause
Diary Friday
Lana Turner Day
Conflict
The Books: "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" (J.K. Rowling)
The long-awaited sequel to Kung Food Guy
A couple of "wow" links
Picture the scene.
Dear cousin Kerry:
Today in history: June 28, 1914
Rowling speaks
The Books: "The Westing Game" (Ellen Raskin)
The best bar in the world
The Air Guitar championship
For those rainy indoor days ...
Springsteen on Conan
The Books: "The Mysterious Disappearance of Leon (I Mean Noel)" (Ellen Raskin)
Lana Turner ...
"je ne sais mime"
Happy birthday ...
Awesome
The Books: "Betsy and Joe" (Maud Hart Lovelace)
Under-rated movies: #13
The Books: "Betsy Was a Junior" (Maud Hart Lovelace)
Being seen
The Books: "Betsy in Spite of Herself" (Maud Hart Lovelace)
Happy birthday, Bob Fosse!
Movie poster awards
Diary Friday
The Coreys? Together again??
In keeping with the Billy Wilder theme ...
Curly's debut
The Books: "Heaven to Betsy" (Maud Hart Lovelace)
The Books: "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" (C.S. Lewis)
Dear Falun Gong protesters who block the sidewalk up and down 7th Avenue on a daily basis:
A Wilder July
Author photos
A needless warning leading to uncontrollable hysteria
Famous couples
The Books: "The Diamond in the Window" (Jane Langton)
Father's Day
The Books: "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler" (E.L. Konigsberg)
An epistolary love affair: Part 3
The Books: "Jennifer, Hecate, MacBeth, William McKinley and Me, Elizabeth" (E.L. Konigsberg)
Close ... but not close enough
Diary Saturday
The Books: "A Separate Peace" (John Knowles)
Johannes jeep
Fionnula's Molly
Bloomsday in Pittsburgh
Dedalus
The first date ...
Before we begin with today's celebration ...
Rejoyce!
Bloomsday: The plot thickens!
Bloomsday:
Bloomsday: the events of June 16, 1904
Bloomsday: "a language which is above all languages"
The man of the day
Bloomsday: "yes I said yes I will Yes"
Bloomsday: "It is an entirely new thing"
Bloomsday; hahahahaha
Bloomsday: "the last chapter"
Bloomsday: the "meteor" of Ulysses
Bloomsday: "dammed up sources of collective speech"
Bloomsday: the hotel porter
Bloomsday: "the woman word" in Chinese
Bloomsday: "Yo, Bloom, Happy Bloomsday!"
Bloomsday: "an egomaniacal Irishman"
Bloomsday: "nothing comes of it, and yet ..."
Bloomsday: "pure reverie"
Bloomsday: "Ulysses and Telemachus"
Bloomsday: submit
Bloomsday: the epic of two races
Bloomsday: a wish
Bloomsday: "the damned Irish"
Bloomsday: "an exceedingly hard nut"
Bloomsday: February 2, 1922
Bloomsday: "spicy books"
Bloomsday: mud-covered universe
Bloomsday: "I just assumed he was someone they knew"
Bloomsday: The commonplace
Bloomsday: Giving Dublin to the world
Bloomsday: Jim's conclusion
Bloomsday: the rhododendrons on Howth
Bloomsday: "my hazardous life"
Bloomsday: The English language
Bloomsday: Kipling
Bloomsday: The Dubliner
Bloomsday: Is Molly Bloom Nora?
Bloomsday: Honesty
Bloomsday: Black magic
Bloomsday: Shaw
Bloomsday: "the bridge"
Bloomsday: surrender
Bloomsday: "ferocious masturbation"
Bloomsday: "the Irish paradox"
Bloomsday: National Library
Bloomsday: Swiss wine
Bloomsday: "I'm sure of one thing"
Bloomsday: "very graceful"
Bloomsday: Uhm - jealous??
Bloomsday: "tortured by a word"
Bloomsday: "the halt and the blind"
Bloomsday: "directed spiritual activity"
Bloomsday: "nearly normal"
Bloomsday: "I prepare myself for a sacrament"
Bloomsday: "his memory"
Bloomsday: "His distraction"
Bloomsday: "like a vomit"
Bloomsday: "Joyce made no distinction between ..."
Bloomsday: "the formal calm of the Jesuit"
Bloomsday: Saint Aloysius
Bloomsday: "interdependence"
Bloomsday: "the great talkers"
Bloomsday: out the window
Bloomsday: Amen
Bloomsday: love
Bloomsday: "the rambling mind"
Bloomsday: "setting the standard of the novel"
Bloomsday: Eureka!
Bloomsday: The Freudians and their "dirty and degraded cult"
On the stairmaster in the Roman Empire
The envy that I feel ...
Cocaine/Pan Am
The mystery book
The Books: "Myself and I" (Norma Johnston)
More on Treadwell ...
The importance of tipping well ...
Happy birthday - to William Butler Yeats
Boring stuff
The Books: "Nice Girl Like You" (Norma Johnston)
A Century 21 nightmare
Happy birthday, Raiders of the Lost Ark!
Collaborators ...
The Books: "Mustard Seed of Magic" (Norma Johnston)
Carol Channing vs. Tovah Feldshuh
The Books: "The Sanctuary Tree" (Norma Johnston)
Under-rated movies: #12
Diary Friday
Mysteries of Pittsburgh
Moonlighting
Under the revolving Bubba Gump sign
First Novels
This is so dumb
Star Wars DVD art ...
Whatever happened to the ice-cream blonde
Under-rated movies: 11
Xenu preserve us!
Sopranozzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Gross-ness
James Mason
I was wrong .... again
The Books: "Glory in the Flower" (Norma Johnston)
Smooch
Under-rated movies: #10
The Books: "The Keeping Days" (Norma Johnston)
You know you are a total geek ...
Amazing sight...
God bless Cabbies
Bizarre crafts
Phil Ochs
More Erte
The Books: "The Long Secret" (Louise Fitzhugh)
Under-rated movies: #9
Oh I forgot to mention
I'm mad
The Books: "Harriet the Spy" (Louise Fitzhugh)
I'm going to say something that may piss some people off
Springsteen
Totalitarian reading
Cashel's latest
The Books: "The mystery of Lonesome Manor" (Harriet Evatt)
Diary Friday
Today ... Marilyn Monroe would have turned 80.
Storytelling!!
4 things
American Idol haikus ...
The double life
The Books: "The summer sleigh ride" (Betty K. Erwin)
The creepy underground facility ...
Howard Hawks
Uhm ...
Diary Friday
Excuse me ...
The Books: "I Am the Cheese" (Robert Cormier)
And the winner of the Eurovision song contest is ....
A big week
Trouble in paradise
If Charlie Parker was a gunslinger ...
Never give all the heart
The Books: "After the First Death" (Robert Cormier)
More Charles Dana Gibson ...
Madonna on the mount
The Books: "Luvvy and the Girls" (Natalie Savage Carlson)
Proud, happy
The Books: "Louly" (Carol Ryrie Brink)
Fu Manchu in Soho
The Books: "The Children of Green Knowe" (Lucy M. Boston)
Under-rated movies: #8
The Books: "Tiger Eyes" (Judy Blume)
Under-rated movies # 7
Diary Friday
Some light reading
Busted!!
Under-rated movies: #6
Honesty
Under-rated movies ...
Mona ya Guppeeeee
The Books: "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret" (Judy Blume)
Under-rated movies
"The work is not written in English, or in any other language, as language is commonly known."
The Books: "Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself" (Judy Blume)
The Books: "Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great" (Judy Blume)
Princess Bride ...
The Books: "His Excellency: George Washington" (Joseph Ellis)
David Thomson: Madonna
The Books: "George Washington : A Life" (Willard Sterne Randall)
David Thomson snippets ...
David Thomson: Fred Astaire
David Thomson: George Arliss
David Thomson: Bibi Andersson
David Thomson: Paul Thomas Anderson
David Thomson: Pedro Almodvar
David Thomson: Woody Allen
David Thomson: Robert Aldrich
David Thomson: Anouk Aimee
David Thomson: James Agee
David Thomson: Isabelle Adjani
The rose tattoo: Part 1
The Books: "Thomas Jefferson : A Life" (Willard Sterne Randall)
Two things
A real-life Degas
Poseidon notes
Happy birthday to ...
I'm in heaven ...
Diary Friday
The Books: "Thomas Jefferson : Author of America" (Christopher Hitchens)
Paperback cover art
The Books: "American Sphinx : The Character of Thomas Jefferson" (Joseph Ellis)
Collage of influence
Those wachovia ads ...
The Books: "Alexander Hamilton : A Life" (Willard Sterne Randall)
Grade school snapshots
From flowers to fishes
The Books: "The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin" (H.W. Brands)
My super super
The Books: "The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin" (Benjamin Franklin)
"Where I come from"
Culture snapshots: I am way behind everyone else
The Books: "Samuel Adams : The Father of American Independence" (Dennis Brindell Fradin)
The Books: "Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams" (Joseph Ellis)
Diary Friday
The Books: "John Adams" (David McCullough)
Brotherly love
In the end ...
Happy birthday, Empire State Building!
The Books: "Adams Vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800" (John Ferling)
Party snapshots
Today in history: April 30, 1789
Phone calls
Diary Friday - Part III
Diary Friday - part II
Diary Friday
"I had climbed onto the Moral Slip-n-Slide, and slippery it was indeed"
In memory of Tim
Hoagy carmichael in "To Have and Have Not"
MAY 1ST: Self-promotion, part deux
The Books: "The Book of Abigail and John"
And then there are moments ...
Book meme ... hard work ... sheila tired ...
10-minute Oscars
Introducing: Kung Food Guy!
Self-promotion: Part 2
Oh, those white turtlenecks of days gone by ...
Happy birthday, Ella Fitzgerald!
Abbott and Costello
The Books: "The Adams-Jefferson Letters"
One of my favorite writers ...
I have been smoking crack for 20 years
Plagiarism Memory Lane
"It's like she's this...alien creature...with this blazing talent that makes time stop."
The sopranos
The best day: Ithaca, New York
The best day: part 1
The best day: part 2
The best day: part 3
The best day: part 4
The best day: part 5
The best day: part 6
The best day: part 7
The best day: part 8
The best day: part 9
The best day: part 10
The best day: part 11
The best day: part 12
The best day: part 13
The best day: part 14
The best day: part 15
The best day: part 16
The best day: part 17
The best part about the photo below ...
Upcoming Gig: May 1st
Weird dates: Tadeusz and John Kennedy
The Books: "The True History of the United States of America" (Elbridge Streeter Brooks)
"People are idiots. Lonely, lonely idiots"
The Books: "A History of the American People" (Paul Johnson)
Diary Friday
Movie quiz
The Books: "April 1865: The Month That Saved America" (Jay Winik)
That solves that
Comments on my Best Picture choices
The future of our planet ...
The Books: "1812 : The War That Forged a Nation" (Walter R. Borneman)
Film survey: The Best Best Pictures
Awake and sing
Today in history: April 18-19, 1775
The Books: "Founding Brothers" (Joseph Ellis)
Related
I post this every year:
Gloria Swanson: One of Hollywood's first superstars
Bettie Page on Easter? Hell, yes.
Plagiarism
Heaney day!!
The Books: "Miracle At Philadelphia" (Catherine Drinker Bowen)
Happy birthday, JM Synge
Easter
My observations on Couch-chimpy
Snapshots
The Books: "Angel in the Whirlwind : The Triumph of the American Revolution" (Benson Bobrick)
Today in History: April 14, 1865
Diary Friday
The Books: "The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order" (Samuel P. Huntington)
Blog-post title
First!
In honor of Samuel Beckett ...
Dog Day afternoon
The Books: "The Great Terror: A Reassessment" (Robert Conquest)
American Idol notes
Not-to-miss post
The Books: "Road Work: Among Tyrants Heroes, Rogues and Beasts" (Mark Bowden)
Following the pathway to Teahupoo
Happy birthday to Christopher Smart
The Books: "Black Hawk Down: A Story Of Modern War" (Mark Bowden)
Jackie snapshots
Odets!!
Speaking of William Holden's death scene
More 10 minute Oscars
The Books: "An Unexpected Light : Travels in Afghanistan" (Jason Elliot)
Peter Belov
The Books: "The Last Great Revolution : Turmoil and Transformation in Iran" (Robin Wright)
Snapshots - and a random bitch-slap
The Books: "Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia " (Rebecca West)
No matter how many times I watch this clip ...
Happy birthday Billie Holiday
The Books: "In Siberia" (Colin Thubron)
Russia Russia Russia ...
Diary ... er ... Friday
Gibson madness
"He was a dermatologist who liked hard music and he didn't want to die."
When was the last time ...
The recycle king
My stomach still hurts ...
The Books: "The Lost Heart of Asia" (Colin Thubron)
Postings on poetry ...
Like dolmens ...
oh Lana Turner
"They also serve"
SLANT OF LIGHT
Melville's tomb
Auden on Yeats
Mary Oliver ...
Suzanne Wise's subjunctive
The Books: "Among the Russians: From the Baltic to the Caucasus" (Colin Thubron)
La Double vie de Veronique
Odetta
The Books: "Sunrise with Seamonsters" (Paul Theroux)
And the beat goes on
Moma and baseball??
Quotes from Mitchell
The Books: "Riding the Iron Rooster: By Train Through China" (Paul Theroux)
The Books: "The Kingdom by the Sea" (Paul Theroux)
Tonight is an event
Martini snapshots
The Books: "The Old Patagonian Express" (Paul Theroux)
Diary Friday
The Books: "The Great Railway Bazaar" (Paul Theroux)
RIP, John McGahern
The Books: "Happy Isles of Oceania : Paddling the Pacific" (Paul Theroux)
Hitler and Stalin: The roots of evil
Ann Marie and I met before we met, actually ...
Today in history: March 29, 1848
The Books: "Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town" (Paul Theroux)
Seamus on Yeats, Anne on Maud Gonne ... general Irish revelry
I caved
The Books: "The Gulag Archipelago" (Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn)
Babysitting
Lazy
10 second Oscars
The Books: "Night Train to Turkistan" (Stuart Stevens)
Potatoes are in the past
Why do I love Curly?
Geek moments
Happy birthday - to Tennessee Williams
The Books: "Berlin Diary : The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent, 1934-1941" (William L. Shirer)
Snapshots
Uhm ... what??
Happy birthday to Flannery O'Connor
The Books: "NIGHTMARE YEARS : 1930 - 1940" (William L. Shirer)
Stalin: Taming the Intelligentsia
It's raining ... on Pickler's prom night ...
Speaking of the tragedy of pedal pushers
Diary Friday
The Books: "Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich" (William L. Shirer)
Message to Kellie Pickler:
Great great idea:
Today in history: March 23, 1775
The Books: "Persian Mirrors: The Elusive Face of Iran" (Elaine Sciolino)
"I hope you can help me locate a recipe I lost in the floodwaters of Katrina..."
American Idol thoughts
Happy birthday - to Billy Collins
The Books: "10 Days That Shook the World" (John Reed)
Domestic bliss and neurosis
Fungus in Red Square
ipod thoughts
The Books: "Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia " (Ahmed Rashid)
The Books: "On Another Man's Wound" (Ernie O'Malley)
In praise of Charles Lane
The Books: "Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples" (V.S. Naipaul)
Bacchanal
Kinda scattered
Diary Friday
The Books: "Among the Believers: An Islamic Journey" (V.S. Naipaul)
Molecular Badness
Translate, adapt
PBS - thank you!!!! for Broadway: The Golden Age
The Books: "A Secret History of the IRA" (Ed Moloney)
American Idol thoughts
The Books: "Chechnya: To the heart of a conflict" (Andrew Meier)
Hey
The creator of Loadstone O'Toole
One of the many good things about Alex ...
The Books: "Nicholas and Alexandra" (Nicholas Massie)
Another great one gone
Meme Monday
Weekend snapshots
The Books: "The Reckoning: Iraq and the Legacy of Saddam Hussein" (Sandra Mackey)
Thank you ...
The Books: "The Saudis: Inside the Desert Kingdom" (Sandra Mackey)
iPod thoughts
Today in history: "To my delight he came and declared that he had heard and understood what I said."
Diary Friday
The Books: "The Crisis of Islam: Holy War and Unholy Terror" (Bernard Lewis)
Worst sequels
The Books: "What Went Wrong?: The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East" (Bernard Lewis)
Marilyn and the camera
Love in the time of blindness
The Books: "China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power " (Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn)
Black aircraft ...
Circus
Snowy woods
The Books: "The Spirit of Prague" (Ivan Klima)
Objects
hahahahaha
Oscar fashion
iPod update
74 facts
The Books: "Imperium" (Ryszard Kapuscinski)
A statement
Inauguration walk
Killer sugar
The Books: "The Shadow of the Sun" (Ryszard Kapuscinski)
The Books: "Shah of Shahs" (Ryszard Kapuscinski)
Moss Man
Diary Friday
ipod glory
This is the most exciting day of my life
The longest meme
Fug Humor
Uhm ...
Happy birthday, John Irving!
Hahahahahaha
The Books: "The Emperor" (Ryszard Kapuscinski)
Sports Guy ...
2014 Olympics
The Books: "The Soccer War" (Ryszard Kapuscinski)
Shortsighted
Finally ...
The Books: "Another Day of Life" (Ryszard Kapuscinski)
Thoughts on Bachelor Paris
Feb. 25, 1956
Happy birthday, Longfellow!
Huge news
The grey suitcase
Snapshots
The Books: "Warrior Politics" (Robert Kaplan)
"And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make"
Not to miss news clip
Diary Friday
Sasha, Shizuka, and Irina
The Books: "Eastward to Tartary : Travels in the Balkans, the Middle East, and the Caucasus" (Robert Kaplan)
Corky! We love you! We Want you to live!!!!
Action sequence
The Books: "The Coming Anarchy : Shattering the Dreams of the Post Cold War " (Robert Kaplan)
Today in history
I ... I ...
And now
So so excited
Olympic Rage
Subversive children's books
Happy Birthday, George Washington!
A fan writes a letter ...
The Books: "An Empire Wilderness : Travels into America's Future" (Robert Kaplan)
High school meme
Book Meme
An Evening with O'Malley & O'Connell
Sadness is ...
The Books: "The Ends of the Earth : From Togo to Turkmenistan, from Iran to Cambodia, a Journey to the Frontiers of Anarchy " (Robert Kaplan)
Deployment
Snapshots from yesterday
Presidential trivia question
Sheila's Presidents Day Blitzkrieg.
Presidents: "let us strive to finish the work we are in"
Presidents: "You are free. Free as air."
Presidents: "trust no man living with power"
Presidents: Adams and Jefferson on "mankind"
Presidents: "a little rebellion now and then"
Presidents: "his character"
Presidents: "the blood from their feet"
Presidents: "a division of the Republic"
Presidents: "I wish it may do more"
Presidents: "a Lady infinitely dearer to me"
Presidents: "Methought I heard him think"
Presidents: "we are always working up hill"
Presidents: "How unpardonable"
Presidents: "He means well"
Presidents: "our generals"
Presidents: "bewildering ourselves in groping"
Presidents: "extravagant popularity"
Presidents: "Gimme a break."
Presidents: "shall I become a Don Quixote"
Presidents: "laws not of men"
Presidents: "This Destruction of the Tea"
Presidents: "a kind of destiny"
Presidents: "our Colossus on the floor"
Presidents: "an Angel rides in the Whirlwind"
Presidents: "it shall be a rebuke and a stumbling-block"
Presidents: "a single character"
Presidents: "it will not endure unassisted by Interest"
Presidents: "ill-clad and weather-beaten"
Presidents: "a Labyrinth of perplexities"
Presidents: "Success"
Presidents: "Elections, my dear sir ..."
Presidents: "Every man in it is a great man"
Presidents: "the crowds along his route were the largest ever seen"
Presidents: "sacred and undeniable" became "self-evident"
Presidents: "the eloquent lines of the second paragraph"
Presidents: "the Jeffersonian utopia"
The Books: "Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History" (Robert Kaplan)
One last thing about Bill Pullman, and then I have to leave my house and go have a life:
More on Bill Pullman and Sandra Bullock:
The Books: "Soldiers of God: With Islamic Warriors in Afghanistan and Pakistan" (Robert Kaplan)
While you were sleeping ... or: why, in 10,000 words or more, I love Bill Pullman
The Books: "Surrender or Starve : Travels in Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia, and Eritrea" (Robert Kaplan)
Buster!!!
"the fish sensed a change in the sea's rhythm"
Objects in mirror ...
Diary Friday
The Books: "The Arabists" (Robert Kaplan)
Gotta give the props ...
Cooper love
Moby Dick: the happy ending
"As for the apricot scarf and the tilted hat, again, perfectly appropriate for a maritime soiree."
Tom Cruise on Oprah - As It Shouldve Been
The Books: "Baghdad without a Map" (Tony Horwitz)
You know you're in trouble when ...
My new blog-obsession
Joy
The Books: "Dispatches" (Michael Herr)
slalom thoughts
4 for 3 - kids book special!!
What is my problem?
Sports Movies
Oh. My. God.
Ah, love
Olympic faces
Shirley Jackson ...
Sept. 16, 2001
The Books: "Carnage and Culture" (Victor Davis Hanson)
Again with the half-pipe love
Wow.
Valentine's day - the eyeball
Villette
Snapshots
To those of you who have asked:
The Books: "We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families" (Philip Gourevitch)
A couple Olympic thoughts
telegrams
Cashel's question
Sheila's wee household
Olympic coverage
This just in from my reporter in the field: Allison
blizzard
The Books: "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" (Edward Gibbon)
THRILLING
WHOO HOO
Scott Hamilton: the one-balled sketch comedian
The Haiku Winter 1993-94
The Books: "From Beirut to Jerusalem" (Thomas Friedman)
Hey.
Kids books
Well.
Diary Friday
Heaven to me is ...
The Books: "Modern Ireland : 1600-1972" (R. F. Foster)
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Cashel's breakthrough
Welcome to "Center Stage"
The Books: "The Arab World: Forty Years of Change" (Elizabeth Warnock Fernea and Robert A. Fernea)
And ....
Forgive me, Lord
Happy birthday, Elizabeth Bishop!
The missing 727
A new blog on the block
A coda and a promo
The Books: "Down with Big Brother : The Fall of the Soviet Empire" (Michael Dobbs)
BEST FIRST LINES - guessing game
The Books: "The Rape of Nanking" (Iris Chang)
Announcement!!!
Mark Twain's "Innocents Abroad"
The Books: "Crowds and Power" (Elias Canetti)
He only had one fork
What did they talk about
An orgy of girlie-girl-ness
The Books: "Nine Parts of Desire : The Hidden World of Islamic Women" (Geraldine Brooks)
Addams Family moments of joy
Walk to Remember
The Books: "When the War Was over: Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge Revolution" (Elizabeth Becker)
Karloff Week
Romantic gifts
Step away from the keyboard ....
Diary Friday
The Books: "Black Dog of Fate: An American Son Uncovers His Armenian Past" (Peter Balakian)
Notes on Project Runway
The Books: "Dream Palace of the Arabs: A Generation's Odyssey" (Fouad Ajami)
Answering machine messages
The rocking chair soliloquy
Commonplace Book
Commonplace Book
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The Books: "The Penguin Book of 20th-Century Speeches"
"showin' they respect"
Word cloud
The ABCs of Sheila
Grizzly Man continued
The Medici popes
Little green men ...
The Books: "The Collapse of Communism" (NY Times)
Things experienced so far in LA - part 23
Things experienced so far in LA - part 22
Things experienced so far in LA - part 21
More fun news
Things experienced so far in LA - part 20
This just in
Things experienced so far in LA - part 19
Things experienced so far in LA - part 18
I must share this
Things experienced so far in LA - part 17
Things experienced so far in LA - part 16
Things experienced so far in LA - part 15
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Things experienced so far in LA - part 12
Things experienced so far in LA - part 11
Things experienced so far in LA - part 10
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Things experienced so far in LA - part 7
Things experienced so far in LA - part 6
Things experienced so far in LA - part 5
Things experienced so far in LA - part 4
Things experienced so far in LA - part 3
Things experienced so far in LA - part 2
Things experienced so far in LA - part 1
Diary Friday
Happy birthday to George Burns!!
The Books: "The Flowering Peach" (Clifford Odets)
Now this is just perfect
More on Ben Franklin
Movie quote
Wicked
Dear condescending Euro-turds
The Books: "Standing On My Knees" (John Olive)
Notes on Project Runway
Archie Leach Day!!
Archie Leach day!
Archie Leach Day ...
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Archie Leach day ...
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Happy birthday, Archie Leach!
Happy birthday, Archie Leach!
And now Cullen presents:
A reminder ...
Cherished objects
Happy birthday, Ben Franklin!
The float
I have a simple question for you all ...
Proulx's prose
The obligatory self-promo!
More Golden Globe stuff
Golden Globes notes
The 1918 influenza epidemic. Millions dead. Whatever.
Favorite fictional characters
The Books: "The Country Girl" (Clifford Odets)
Best Literary Blog? Moi!
RIP, Shelley Winters
The Books: "My Cup Ranneth Over" (Robert Patrick)
Top 50 movies
Memories
The Books: "Andromache" (Jean Racine)
Messier Mania
The voting has started!
Diary Friday
The Oscars
The Books: "Hello Out There" (William Saroyan)
Notes on Project Runway
Goin' against the grain
The Books: "Sexaholics" (Murray Schisgal)
Cousins!!!
Happy birthday to my dead boyfriend - Alexander Hamilton!
Notes on Project Runway
The Books: "Anne of Green Gables" (adapted by Donald Harron)
Inside Out
"Why'd it have to be ... snakes ..."
The birthday girl
Word on the street ...
Courage
Neal Pollack comes out ...
The Books: "Mary of Scotland" (Maxwell Anderson)
Chick lit!!
Classics???
Will the real JT Leroy please stand up ...
Wow.
More Hitchcock!
The Oscars
The Books: "North of Providence" (Edward Allan Baker)
The Books: "Philadelphia Story" (Philip Barry)
The Break It Up Lady
Such a New York day
Firsts and lasts
Sports Guy on Tommy Boy
The Books: "Laughing Wild" (Christopher Durang)
The Books: "Here" (Michael Frayn)
Tanya's Talk Show Story
Illustration
Things that make me happy
The chess club
Somehow
Diary Friday
Expert Essay: Lucille Ball
Dear Emily
Individuality
Expert Essay: How to grill a damn good steak
The Books: "Lovers" (Brian Friel)
Isaac Newton!!
Expert Essay: Paul Westerberg/The Replacements
EXPERT ESSAY: Hey-the-Irish-Relatives-Are-In-Town tour of New York City
Expert Essay: The Martini
Expert Essay: HOW TO TIE A CHERRY STEM INTO A KNOT IN YOUR MOUTH
Expert essay: How to make a damn good Bloody Mary
The resurrection of Expert Day
Nostalgia
Explain America
Moulin Blue
Barbie Violence
More Hitchcock
The Books: "Sylvia" (AR Gurney)
Creepy dad Simpson
Cookie and Alex
The call of the fleece
"It is no bedtime story"
Where is Zach??
Amazing
The Books: "Steel Magnolias" (Robert Harling)
Simmons
Brrrr!
The Books: "Coastal Disturbances" (Tina Howe)
Today in history: Jan. 1 1892
Joy is:
The Books: "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs" (William Inge)
Song catalog
Year in review again
2005: Year in review
The Books: "Reckless" (Craig Lucas)
I had one shred of sanity left
Diary Friday
The monetary black hole of pastries
The Books: "The Owl and the Pussycat" (Bill Manhoff)
Notorious on the big screen
Sheer joy
At long last ... Hot gay elf sex
I thought I was jaded
Movie poster heaven
Reunion
2006: Openness
Happy birthday "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man"
The Books: "The Woolgatherer" (William Mastrosimone)
Take four
15 best movie kisses
Music/Book/Location
40-year-old virgin
Larry's taking over.
The Books: "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune" (Terrence McNally)
Holy crap!!!
Yet another indication
The Mommy Box
"Singles night" with monocled gadabouts
Tooo many books - part 3
Happy birthday, Marlene Dietrich
The Books: "Pterodactyls" (Nicky Silver)
Snapshots
Christmas Movie Tribute: "White Christmas"
Today in history
The Books: "Same Time Next Year" (Bernard Slade)
Movie quote
Amarillo Army
Grievances
Diary Friday
David McCullough
Christmas Movie Tribute: "Meet me in St. Louis"
The Books: "The Great Nebula in Orion" (Lanford Wilson)
Christmas movies: Lessons learned
Good God
Mundane??
Christmas Movie Tribute - part 4
The Books: "Serenading Louie" (Lanford Wilson)
Cynics, skeptics, and cackling triumphant jagoffs:
The suck-up theory
A real nightmare
The Books: "Split" (Michael Weller)
Christmas movie tribute - part 3
The power of seven
Post Office stories
Tribute to "The Nightmare Before Christmas"
Babalu Christmas
Speaking of The Grinch:
A tutorial on The Grinch
The Books: "At Home" (Michael Weller)
An exciting new list
I am still me
Google search ...
Happy Birthday, Poor Richard
Snapshots
The Books: "The Rimers of Eldritch" (Lanford Wilson)
Christmas-y
A year in faces
The Books: "The Big Knife" (Clifford Odets)
Guitars
Today in history: "The infinite highway of the air"
RIP John Spencer
The Books: "Some Kind of Love Story" (Arthur Miller)
Creepy TomKat stuff
Metallica on the 29th floor
Sixth grade
Diary Friday
The Books: "Picnic" (William Inge)
Richard Pryor
Incredible
All right. That's it.
Movie advertising observation
Spirit of Igor
The Books: "A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking"
Harry Potter
Christmas movies ...
Comedy
Today in history
The total dark sublime
"Scrawny McMuffler"
Weird Al-ex Yankovich
The Books: "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds" (Paul Zindel)
Awesome.
Weird Sheila Yankovich
Happy birthday, John Jay
The Books: "Balm in Gilead" (Lanford Wilson)
RIP Richard Pryor
Quote
Quote
Quote
Last night we covered:
The Books: "Ludlow Fair" (Lanford Wilson)
"Someone's gonna beat those guys"
Diary Friday
The Books: "Home Free!" (Lanford Wilson)
I love people
Happy birthday to John Milton
People talk to me too
Ha!
The Books: "Something Cloudy, Something Clear" (Tennessee Williams)
Things that annoy me about "Reality Bites"
facts
Pan Am and Pearl Harbor
Why I love the Internet
Into Egypt
Genius
I am completely not embarrassed
More bragging
Today in History
Funny story
Albums from my childhood
Again with the cloud-pale eyelids??
Stalag 17
The Arbat
Overheard in New York
Unabridged
The Books: "The Red Devil Battery Sign"(Tennessee Williams)
I can admit when I am wrong
Happy birthday, Jeff Bridges!
Code makers and code breakers
The Books: "Clothes for a Summer Hotel"(Tennessee Williams)
King Kong kicks ass
Not to brag ...
I love "Book Slut"
Classic
People:
Diary Friday
The Books: "A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur" (Tennessee Williams)
Dec. 1 - World AIDS Day
Ah ... new love!!
Stunning
Hahahaha
Happy birthday, Jonathan Swift
Red's Bookshelf: Excerpt from "Vieux Carré"
The last scene of "Notorious"
Movie quote
Half-blood prince snapshots
How Patrick Hughes ruined Thanksgiving
Happy birthday, Louisa May Alcott
A happy Thetan is a clear Thetan.
The Books: "Something Unspoken" (Tennessee Williams)
Movie quote
Happy Birthday, William Blake!
My birthday
The Books: "Talk To Me Like the Rain ... And Let Me Listen" (Tennessee Williams)
The comfort of conspiracy theories
The Books: "This Property is Condemned" (Tennessee Williams)
Arranging
Casablanca Appreciation Day
Casablanca Appreciation Day
Casablanca Appreciation Day
Casablanca Appreciation Day
Casablanca Appreciation Day
Casablanca Appreciation Day
Casablanca Appreciation Day
Casablanca Appreciation Day
Casablanca Appreciation Day
Casablanca Appreciation Day
Casablanca Appreciation Day
Casablanca Appreciation Day
Casablanca Appreciation Day
Casablanca Appreciation Day
Specifics
Have you ever ...
The Books: "Hello from Bertha" (Tennessee Williams)
Announcement
The ocean mist turkey bowl
Bud White
"One more word out of you, and I will hold you in contempt!" "I hold myself in contempt!"
Ahhhh!
Fall
Happy Birthday, George Eliot!
The Books: "The Long Goodbye" (Tennessee Williams)
I want it that way
And the results are in ...
South Park
A year ago ...
The murderer I befriended
Glendalough
The Kinsale Procession
Asking for directions in Cork
Roundabout Support
Hurricane Fatigue
Weekend moments
Marilyn Monroe Appreciation Moment
Marilyn Monroe Appreciation Moment
Marilyn Monroe Appreciation Moment
Marilyn Monroe Appreciation Moment
Marilyn Monroe Appreciation Moment
Marilyn Monroe Appreciation Moment
Marilyn Monroe Appreciation Moment
OK Cupid says:
The Books: "The Strangest Kind of Romance" (Tennessee Williams)
James Cagney Appreciation Day
James Cagney Appreciation Day
James Cagney Appreciation Day
James Cagney Appreciation Day
James Cagney Appreciation Day
James Cagney Appreciation Day
Phew.
Diary Friday
Movie quote:
congratulations ...
100 Greatest TV characters ...
The Books: "Lord Byron's Love Letter" (Tennessee Williams)
Glad to hear he was nice
Goblet of Fire
A not-to-miss post
The Books: "Auto-Da-Fé" (Tennessee Williams)
Catharsis
Random thought - not meant to be bitchy
Good God.
I love people
The Books: "Portrait of a Madonna" (Tennessee Williams)
So now it's your turn, John Wayne fans
John Wayne Appreciation Day
John Wayne Appreciation Day
John Wayne Appreciation Day
John Wayne Appreciation Day
John Wayne Appreciation Day
John Wayne Appreciation Day
John Wayne Appreciation Day
John Wayne Appreciation Day
John Wayne Appreciation Day
It's the casting, stupid!
The 6 Train - part deux
Honestly.
The Books: "The Last of My Solid Gold Watches" (Tennessee Williams)
Beauty in the Blockbuster
Movie exchange:
Happy birthday, PJ O'Rourke!
100 Greatest TV Characters
Humor from other people's misfortunes
hahahahahaha
Today in history: Nov. 14, 1732
The Books: "The Lady of Larkspur Lotion" (Tennessee Williams)
Opening night snapshots
The Books: "The Purification" (Tennessee Williams)
Night o' carnage
Please.
Richard Gere: "his silky walk and fluid gestures"
Diary Friday
100 greatest TV characters
The Books: "27 Wagons Full of Cotton" (Tennessee Williams)
From the mailbox
What constitutes sexy??
The coma contingency
Strange cosmic tumblers converging
The Books: "This Is the Peaceable Kingdom or Good Luck God" (Tennessee Williams)
A breakthrough
Today in history: Nov. 9, 1938
The Books: "Now the Cats with Jewelled Claws" (Tennessee Williams)
Zach's back
How low can you go ...
The Books: "Lifeboat Drill" (Tennessee Williams)
RIP John Fowles
Tech week
Today in History: Nov. 7, 1917
Alex is making lists again
The Books: "A Perfect Analysis Given By a Parrot" (Tennessee Williams)
The ongoing saga of the crushed skull
Question for war fanatics and history buffs:
The Weather Man
The Books: "The Gnädiges Fräulein" (Tennessee Williams)
Disorientation
I am literally beside myself with excitement
Marilyn
Bad News Hughes ... the comedy ... it hurts!!
The emerald-green hotel room
Woah!
The Books: "The Frosted Glass Coffin" (Tennessee Williams)
No!
Movie quote
Diary Friday
Take back the half-tard
Election Day
The Books: "Confessional" (Tennessee Williams)
Visual joke
Happy Birthday, Walker Evans
The Books: "I Can't Imagine Tomorrow" (Tennessee Williams)
Today in History: November 2, 1889
Love, dreams - and congratulations
The "turn off the TV" morons among us
The Books: "The Mutilated" (Tennessee Williams)
Average American
Late birthday present for Meredith
Famous Last Words
Famous epitaphs
Seasons
Search terms
The Books: "I Rise in Flame Cried the Phoenix" (Tennessee Williams)
Cashel Stuff
Saucy goblet nothing foul
Nature and storms
Smarty-pants
In the world of superheroes ...
Cashel's bored
bananas
Cashel's manners
Cashel highlights
Emotional courage
Cashel Chomsky
One if by land
A Halloween photo album
The Books: "In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel" (Tennessee Williams)
The day
The Books: "The Night of the Iguana" (Tennessee Williams)
Today in history: October 29, 1929
fight call
A bold statement
Today in history: October 28, 1886
Yeah. Riiiiiiiight. Okay.
Genius
Diary Friday
The Books: "Period of Adjustment" (Tennessee Williams)
You know what?
There's really no way ...
Happy birthday: "Let it not come by word of mouth"
Missing my wings
Overheard in New York
The 1960s
"Fasten your seatbelts" ...
Elephant Love
The Books: "Sweet Bird of Youth" (Tennessee Williams)
Just for kicks
I'm not sure ...
Wow.
Mary Gaitskill
World Series
Today in history: October 25, 1764
The Books: "Two-Character Play" (Tennessee Williams)
"All I was doing was trying to get home from work."
Embarrassing oblivion
The Books: "Small Craft Warnings" (Tennessee Williams)
The Books: "Kingdom of Earth (The Seven Descents of Myrtle)" (Tennessee Williams)
The Books: "The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore" (Tennessee Williams)
Why I changed my entire personality when I met The Rock
Sci-fi movies
Sneak preview
Re-cut
North Country
Diary Friday
Pride and Prejudice
The "inverted Jenny"
Wilma
A day late
Letters
Richard Jenkins - yee-haw!
Today in History: October 19, 1781
Awkward
the virtuoso
The joys of eavesdropping
Awesome
Incredible
Eudora Welty
Speaking of Kelly Preston ...
Finally.
And this link ...
Ah the joy ...
100 years of illustration
A deadly combo ...
D.U.M.B.O.
hahahaha
The Inseam latte
How Eight is Enough changed my life
The Books: "Suddenly Last Summer" (Tennessee Williams)
In praise of Kashmir
And here ...
The Books: "Orpheus Descending" (Tennessee Williams)
hahahahahaha
Booker Prize Brou-haha
Diary Friday
The Books: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (Tennessee Williams)
defensive fashion
Sheesh
The Books: "Camino Real" (Tennessee Williams)
Tear-jerkers
The three things thing
Three things
It would be so empty without him ...
The Books: "The Rose Tattoo" (Tennessee Williams)
The McCabe challenge:
The Books: "Summer and Smoke" (Tennessee Williams)
While it's still fresh in my mind ...
Michele informs us ...
American Pie
Best. commercial. ever.
Observation
You know how ...
The Books: "Streetcar Named Desire" (Tennessee Williams)
A literary day
Losing in Ireland
The Books: "The Glass Menagerie" (Tennessee Williams)
Why buy the cow ...
How to juggle.
Sports Guy
Go, Siobhan!!!
Movie quote to be guessed
Yay!
Howl
I need a laugh today
The Books: "Battle of Angels" (Tennessee Williams)
Yearbook cimments
"If you want to see your plays performed the way you wrote them, become president."
Why I love Wendell Berry
Lenin's fungi
Podsednik. Papelbon.
Bookstores
Oscars ... the female version
Oscars ... the male version
favorite bookstores
The Books: "The Importance of Being Earnest " (Oscar Wilde)
Rosh Hashanah at Ground Zero
Tim and Dawn
Ha ha
Michael Flatley
A convergence
RIP August Wilson
The Books: "An Ideal Husband" (Oscar Wilde)
The Books: "A Woman of No Importance" (Oscar Wilde)
Reading List
Attention - Los Angelenos
The changing of the tires
The Books: "Lady Windermere's Fan" (Oscar Wilde)
Happy birthday, Truman!
Milestone
Diary Friday
The Books: "Arcadia" (Tom Stoppard)
The blazing star of Sept. 29
Curiouser and curiouser
The Books: "Miss Julie" (August Strindberg)
Moulin Rouge
Master class with a bloated tick
100 most challenged books
Sniffle
The Books: "Saint Joan" (George Bernard Shaw)
"The great live Squid, which, they say, few whale-ships ever beheld, and returned to their ports to tell of it."
Big news
Last night
Medium
Am I ready?
The Books: "Italian American Reconciliation" (John Patrick Shanley)
Call me Ishmael
Health class - circa 1950
More Stephen King
Trivial things that I love right now
The Books: "the dreamer examines his pillow" (John Patrick Shanley)
The Baltimore Boys
Sheer liquid pleasure
Saturday snapshots
The Books: "Women of Manhattan" (John Patrick Shanley)
Take your hopes in hand
Another very good writer ...
Tracey's dad
"Take Hitler and stick him on the funny page."
Happy birthday ...
The Books: "Savage in Limbo" (John Patrick Shanley)
Empire of Dreams
Diary Friday
Rehearsal
Happy birthday ...
The Books: "The Red Coat" (John Patrick Shanley)
Downward Dog ...
The Books: "Danny and the Deep Blue Sea" (John Patrick Shanley)
The last time I did a shot of tequila
Happy birthday!
The Books: "Old Times" (Harold Pinter)
Re-reading
The Books: "The Dumb Waiter" (Harold Pinter)
War movies
Black Hawk Down
The Books: "The Birthday Party" (Harold Pinter)
Today in history
Diary Friday
Yatta!!!!
The Books: "Say Goodnight, Gracie"
Order of the Phoenix
Arthur Koestler
The Books: "On the Verge"
Movie quote
Pass it on
Things lost
Wisdom
"Moscow! Moscow!, our soldiers shouted and started to applaud"
The Books: "Look Back in Anger" (Jon Osborne)
snapshots
In praise of:
Halloween ...
The Books: "Long Day's Journey into Night" (Eugene O'Neill)
On Sept. 12, 1974 ...
Order of the Phoenix snapshots
Yesterday
Flight 93
The Books: "Anna Christie" (Eugene O'Neill)
In memory
The Books: "The Iceman Cometh" (Eugene O'Neill)
The Books: "Ile" (Eugene O'Neill)
The blinding blue of that morning
New Yorkers: Announcement
Diary Friday
Old childhood books
Another update
Along with everything else:
Hurricane relief
The white shadow
Prepare
Please. Please. No spoilers.
Audition notes
Happy birthday ...
Ismael to Ali to Chance
Triumvirate
Bob Denver has gone on "a fateful trip"
First day of school
Today in history
Yellow brick road
No words
Tea and cake or death
"People speak to us gently"
Bill Simmons ...
Levity
Geraldo, please
Taking care
For laughs (because I know I sure as hell need it)
Today in history
"the approach of jazz, the smell of olive, ambrosia"
"the roots of the oak trees in Audobon Park make strange music to me"
Rooms across America
Beslan
Things to be thankful for
New Orleans
Happy birthday ...
It just blows my mind ...
To the teachers I know ...
The Books: "In the Zone" (Eugene O'Neill)
Movie quote
Happy 20th birthday ...
Network
"suppose they had shot Dostoevsky?"
The Books: "The Long Voyage Home" (Eugene O'Neill)
Playing old
Seven things
1985 music
A breathtaking review ...
Party snapshots
Jazz-Physics Boy, Wolf Man, and the Whisperer
Notes on Office Space
Diary Friday
Argh!!!
Bruce Almighty
The Books: "Bound East for Cardiff" (Eugene O'Neill)
Movie quote
"a kind of otherworldly grace"
All I have to say is:
"There are forces at work ...
two gents in the park
The Books: "Moon of the Caribees" (Eugene O'Neill)
Comment policy
Congrats!
But ... but ...
The Books: "Virginia" (Edna O'Brien)
Yay for "The Awful Truth"!
The Books: "Rocket to the Moon" (Clifford Odets)
Deer in the headlights
Monarchy after carnage
Say no to Evil literature
Happy birthday to ...
The Books: "Golden Boy" (Clifford Odets)
Heaven
The Books: "Paradise Lost" (Clifford Odets)
Connections
Diary Friday
Happy birthday ...
The Books: "Till the Day I Die" (Clifford Odets)
Tag
STOP COMPLAINING
The Books: "Awake and Sing" (Clifford Odets)
Punk rock History
The Books: "Waiting for Lefty" (Clifford Odets)
The magnet
Warning:
Snapshots
Beauty
Change
Big Dan
RIP Barbara Bel Geddes
Trip from Hell
Kurt Russell as Herb Brooks
Damn
ROAD WORKS AHEAD
The Books: "Conversations on a Homecoming" (Tom Murphy)
The Movie quote game ...
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I believe ...
The Books: "Tamburlaine" (Christopher Marlowe)
The other thing I learned about "Bringing Up Baby"
"Peabody? WHAT Peabody?"
Yay!!!
ode to keats
Room with a view ... with a long introductory post about my morning, the heat, and my sense of defeat, in general
Things to look for ...
The Russian Ark
Drama camp ... oh, the memories ...
Summer reading ...
Here's my impression ...
Go, Hetfield!!
I love this!!
James and Nora
The Joyce family
This is even better.
Man
Affair to Remember - 2
Affair to remember
The Books: "After the Fall" (Arthur Miller)
Butt out, Pa Ingalls!!
The Books: "Death of a salesman" (Arthur Miller)
Rosalind Russell 13: "Is she going to do that?"
Rosalind Russell 12
Rosalind Russell 11: more on "His Girl Friday"
Rosalind Russell 10: on "His Girl Friday"
Rosalind Russell 9: on Clark Gable
Rosalind Russell 8: on William Powell
Rosalind Russell 7: "I'd be thinking, Why can't he get a laugh on that?"
Rosalind Russell 6: "Somebody has written the Duchess"
Rosalind Russell 5: the gambling Russell family
Rosalind Russell 4: "My name is not Rosalind"
Rosalind Russell 3: "The old men with beautiful manners"
Rosalind Russell 2: on James Galanos
Rosalind Russell 1: "Give me wings to get to the point"
Rosalind Russell appreciation day
Eunuch curiosity
Remember my plea from months ago?
Happy birthday to Herman Melville!
James Agee on silent comedy
The Books: "The Beauty Queen of Leenane" (Martin McDonough)
Stalin Shmalin
The mystery of Stalin
Last night:
Vacation snapshots
Vacation snapshots
Cary Grant's "sleight of hand"
Cary Grant's vaudeville days
Cary Grant and Mae West
Books
Queens with crossbows
Happy birthday to Edward Hopper
Diary Friday
The Books: "The Blue Bird" (Maurice Maeterlinck)
A must-read
Happy birthday to ...
The Books: "Angels in America: Perestroika" (Tony Kushner)
Today in history - July 20, 1969
The Books: "Angels in America: Millennium Approaches" (Tony Kushner)
Introducing: The Phys. Wrecks
The Phys. Wrecks - continued
The Phys. Wrecks - continued
The Phys. Wrecks - continued
Phys. Wrecks - continued
Phys. wrecks - continued
You know. It's meme time.
Happy birthday to ...
Only in the movies
The Books: "Hedda Gabler" (Henrik Ibsen)
Questions for Tom ...
Speaking of summer reading:
Lou Piniella - Unplugged
Observation about the show "Entourage"
The Books: "The Wild Duck" (Henrik Ibsen)
Celebrity crushes - my history, additional thoughts, general obsessiveness ...
Mammatus? Huh?
Touching base with the search terms
Things learned at karaoke last night
Fantastic
The Books: "Enemy of the People" (Henrik Ibsen)
Happy birthday to ...
Summer ...
The Books: "A Doll House" (Henrik Ibsen)
I understand
Diary Friday
The Books: "Painting Churches" (Tina Howe)
Heat wave
I don't know how to say this ...
The Victor Laszlo - Rick Blaine dilemma
I can't let it go ...
Falwell again?
The Books: "The Art of Dining" (Tina Howe)
Mickey Mantle
This is hilarious
Speaking of astrologers ...
Stars and moons ...
We all should have chaperones
No Cimment
Reunion humor
"Carny" is a derogatory term
The Books: "Museum" (Tina Howe)
Movie quote
Reunion snapshots
Nostalgia
RIP Doc Baker
The Books: "House of Blue Leaves" (John Guare)
Well, well
Keith M.
The Books: "Faust: Part One" (Goethe)
The impossible dream
Only in my home town ...
Cashel's commentary
Speaking of my reunion:
Lesson learned about my new haircut
"A blog is not a whole person's being"
Snapshots
Dear terrorists:
Let's start in 1665, shall we?
And then - a year later:
Jumping over many centures now to:
And then:
And then:
And then:
Stoicism
Waking up ...
Field of dreams moments ...
Go, Siobhan!!
Top 10 sports memories
Smooch
RIP Ernest Lehman
"If it were done when 'tis done ...
The Books: "The Balcony" (Jean Genet)
What, me worry?
Sleep problems
Pride of the Yankees
6 feet under fans ...
Cool photo - 2
Cool photo - 1
The Books: "Blind Date" (Horton Foote)
Cashel's philosophy
Pride of the Yankees ...
Christmas in July
July 4, 1826
Declaration - "Perpetual itching without benefit of scratching to the enemies of America."
Declaration - "within the Jeffersonian utopia such choices do not need to be made"
Declaration - "it does not explain Jefferson's much-debated deletion of 'property' "
Declaration - "An elegant, if decidedly one-sided, version of recent Anglo-American history"
Declaration - "On July 4 the Congress approved its revised version"
The angel
Declaration - "Jefferson guards the American Creed at this inspirational level"
Declaration - "it was Franklin, or Jefferson himself, who made the small but inspired change in the second paragraph."
Declaration - "It is hard to think of any way in which the first two paragraphs can be improved"
Happy birthday America
Girlie details
Happy birthday to George M. Cohan!
The Books: "The Old Beginning" (Horton Foote)
North by Northwest
Ew.
The Books: "Dancing at Lughnasa" (Brian Friel)
Gnostic flirtation
Games We Played
The Books: "Translations" (Brian Friel)
The plague of Lotuses
Moonlight Graham
Homework!
Biblical Legos
Postpartum vitamins
The Books: "Faith Healer" (Brian Friel)
"Voici mon secret."
"Ted being asked to sign a ball he had struck out on"
Heat wave
The Books: "Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You" (Christopher Durang)
War of the worlds
God, I am so embarrassed
Dan Update
More crazy!!
Reconciliation
Whatever you do:
I am an enormous geek
The Books: "The Actor's nightmare" (Christopher Durang)
Happy birthday to ...
Glories strung like beads
The Books: "'Dentity Crisis" (Christopher Durang)
"One good pitch"
Mental health
Harriet the spy
Stress release
Oh boy.
"no one that thin could possibly hit."
Cult news ...
This is outrageous
The Books: "For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls" (Christopher Durang)
Big news!!!
I called it.
"Let us add, if we please, but let us preserve what they have left"
Another one detained
And another thing ...
The Books: "The Cherry Orchard" (Anton Chekhov)
The ferry
I am so sorry
And here ...
"The Second Coming" of Bob Geldof
The Books: "The Three Sisters" (Anton Chekhov)
Thomas Hardy
Lies, lies, lies yea-ah
Here's a tip:
The consequences of love
The Books: "Uncle Vanya" (Anton Chekhov)
Woah
"Take that, Duff!"
The Books: "The Seagull" (Anton Chekhov)
Calling all Catholics
Pauline Kael: "Sylvia Scarlett"
Pauline Kael: "Suzy"
Pauline Kael: "She done him wrong"
Pauline Kael: "Penny Serenade"
Pauline Kael: "Once Upon a Honeymoon"
Pauline Kael: "Notorious"
Pauline Kael: "North by Northwest"
Pauline Kael: "Night and Day"
Pauline Kael: "My Favorite Wife"
Pauline Kael: "Mr. Lucky"
Pauline Kael: "Indiscreet"
Pauline Kael: "The Howards of Virginia"
Pauline Kael: "Holiday"
Pauline Kael: "His Girl Friday"
Pauline Kael: "Gunga Din"
Run Scarlett Run!
The Books: "Collected Plays of Anton Chekhov" - 'Swan Song' (Anton Chekhov)
"Recovered memories"
Steve McQueen
The Books: "Middle of the Night" (Paddy Chayevsky)
"Unctuous". "Happiness." "Anger."
Waiting in line
I am sure ...
An O'Malley announcement
Diary Friday
The difficulty of playing Chekhov
The Books: "Marty" (Paddy Chayevsky)
Ah, to be recognized
My relationships in the past ...
Bloomsday:
yes I said yes
Bloomsday ...
yes I said yes I will Yes
"It is not to be read"
"the odour of ashpits"
Joseph Campbell weighs in ...
"the immense prodigy"
"It is an entirely new thing"
"What about the mystery of the conscious?"
Rejoyce!
This quote is for my friend David:
Nora and Finnegans Wake
"an Irish safety pin"
"With me ..."
"It seemed to me that I was fighting a battle with every religious and social force in Ireland for you"
Joyce's conclusion
You tell 'em, Nora
What happened on June 16, 1904
Who killed the 19th century?
In honor of Bloomsday ...
"I just assumed he was someone they knew"
"Several grains of salt ..."
"Henceforth no sin"
"Joyce's champion game"
"it is a book to which we are all indebted"
"goddamn wonderful"
"a picture of Dublin so complete"
February 2, 1922
"faith"
"Blast it!"
"a ferocious masturbation"
His last words
"I'm sure of one thing..."
"a curious sense of his own powers"
"he liked blackberry jam"
"To call this man angry ..."
Today will be all Joyce ...
"I prepare myself for a sacrament"
"He might have other timidities"
"one long self-confession"
"when he writes ..."
"Mad Ireland"
Joyce and Proust and truffles
"allied to an inner strength"
"it will appear overwhelming"
"he had never met a bore"
Judge Woolsey's "obscenity" decision, in regards to "Ulysses"
"A moment of silence"
George Bernard Shaw:
Ford Madox Ford
James Joyce says:
Hart Crane
Dr. Joseph Collins ...
EM Forster:
Sylvia Beach
Carl Jung's letter to Joyce
William Carlos Williams
Stephen Spender ...
James Douglas ...
Crane ...
Wharton ...
Wilson ...
Pound ...
Yeats ...
Frank McCourt: "The book sings in your head."
From James Joyce's "Ulysses" ...
June 16
The Books: "Road" (Jim Cartwright)
Message to Karl Marx : Dude, you were so WRONG!
Yayyyy!!!!
Mary Gordon on "The Dead"
The Books: "By the Bog of Cats" (Marina Carr)
Brain space
Random quote
Top 10 theatrical moments I would have liked to have seen
Top 10 historical moments I would have liked to have seen
The Books: "The Hostage" (Brendan Behan)
Just like with Scott Peterson
I would like to take a moment ...
6 feet under
And a happy birthday goes to ...
The Books: "The Federalist Papers" (Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay)
Today is the birthday of ...
The Books: "Reflections on the Revolution in France" (Edmund Burke)
I've been tagged
Snapshots
Oh boy
The Books: "Two Treatises of Government" (John Locke)
Only connect
Last night ...
Fascinating
Humor
Diary Friday
The Books: "The Prince" (Niccolo Machiavelli)
Letter from a fan: Part 1
Uhm ...
Aaron Burr: "An active and scheming mind ..."
The smudginess of everything
"creative differences"
The Books: "Plato: Republic" (Plato)
Triumvirate member emerging ...
A classic Craig's List story
Busy day.
In memory
The Books: "The Language Police: How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Learn"
Oh no.
Betrayed.
100 funniest performances ...
The Books: "The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference" (Malcolm Gladwell)
I'm sorry.
Howard Hughes' OCD
New York Public Library
Today in History:
The Books: "Dot.Con: How America Lost Its Mind and Money in the Internet Era" ( John Cassidy)
Music that makes me specifically nostalgic
The Books: "Vamps and Tramps" (Camille Paglia)
My favorite ex: Let me brag about him....
16 years ago today
Judy, Judy, Judy
The Books: "Sex, Art, and American Culture" (Camille Paglia)
On June 20, 1975 ...
To my father
Weekend survey
This Strange Effect: A Kink-Sized Obsession - Track 2 (Liam)
Cinderella Man
Diary Friday
The Books: "All the Trouble in the World: The Lighter Side of Overpopulation, Famine, Ecological Disaster, Ethnic Hatred, Plague, and Poverty" (P.J. O'Rourke)
Introducing ...
This Strange Effect: A Kink-Sized Obession (Liam)
I admit it.
Let's play Tug of Peace.
Topics covered last night...
The Books: "In Defense of Elitism" (William A. Henry III)
Random quote
Focus on ... The Kinks
Indiana Jones returns ...
In rambling praise of Dave Grohl
Marlowe: "a burning glass to set on fire all his readers"
Deep Throat...
Antoine de Saint Exupery's Letter
The Books: "My Dark Places: An LA Crime Memoir" (James Ellroy)
"Those are not just words. It's a promise."
The almost-perfect album: a letter to Marshall Mathers
The Books: "Fatal Vision" (Joe McGuinness)
It's weird
Happy birthday to ...
Today in history
In terms of Google searches -
For Memorial Day ... "we happy few"
The Books: "In Cold Blood" (Truman Capote)
"Love is merely a madness"
"Give me liberty ..."
Patrick Henry: "that overwhelming torrent"
The Books: "Outrage : The Five Reasons Why O.J. Simpson Got Away With Murder" (Vincent Bugliosi)
Speculations ...
More on Hitchens
The Tom Cruise on Oprah debacle
100 Funniest performances ...
The Books: "Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders" (Vincent Bugliosi)
Guilty pleasure ...
Yes, yes, I know
Science and the Founding Fathers: "an Epocha when the rights of mankind were better understood"
Weekend survey
Diary Friday
The Books: "Marilyn: The Last Take" (Peter Harry Brown and Patte B. Barham)
Why I love Sheila (David)
Random Sith thoughts:
The Books: "Are You There Alone? The Unspeakable Crime of Andrea Yates" (Suzanne O'Malley)
Revenge of the Sith
I need to take a second ...
Today in History: "how thirteen independent states could share a government of tripartite powers"
Field of Dreams ... continued
The Books: "Two-Part Invention: The Story of a Marriage" (Madeleine L'Engle)
The wife in "Field of Dreams"
The Norm poll ...
What songs always sound good?
Sheila's Top 100 movies
Beautiful freaks and geeks
The Books: "The Irrational Season" (Madeleine L'Engle)
The book challenge
Wookie Kwanzaa?
James Earl Jones ...
Funniest performances ever
Book Notes
The Books: "The Summer of the Great-Grandmother" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Light. Synthesis. Grace. Gratitude.
Weekend survey
Message to Katie Holmes:
Star Wars Mania
Star Wars: "you started feeling this huge thing coming over your shoulder overwhelming you"
Star Wars: "Watch the six o'clock news"
Star Wars: "I guess it works, ya know?"
Star Wars: Dolby Stereo
Star Wars: "What's this Farts of Others?"
Star Wars "Who's gonna believe this?"
Star Wars "George, you can type this shit, but you sure can't say it"
Star Wars ... "There's no jiggling in the Empire"
More Star Wars ..."No one was supportive"
Star Wars ...
The disappearing books
The Books: "A Circle of Quiet" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Missed Meetings
I'm excited ... VERY excited ...
"The little boy who could not be damaged"
Film festival
The Books: "Sold into Egypt: Joseph's Journey Into Human Being" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Tonight's the night
A perfect day
Stalking
JD Salinger
The Books: "A Stone for a Pillow: Journeys with Jacob" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Reunion snapshots - so Alex won't be mad at me.
What??
Re-union
The Books: "And It Was Good : Reflections on Beginnings" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Very interesting
The Books: "Walking on Water : Reflections on Faith and Art" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "Bringing up Baby"
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "The Bride of Frankenstein"
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "Breathless"
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "Bonnie and Clyde"
The Books: "Bright Evening Star: Mystery of the Incarnation" (Madeleine L'Engle)
The pursuit of happiness
The Chicago contingency
Another weekend survey
The Books: "The Rock that is Higher: Story as Truth" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Miracle.
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "Body Heat"
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "The Blue Lagoon"
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "The Blue Angel"
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "Blow Out"
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "Bloodbrothers"
The Books: "Penguins and Golden Calves: Icons and Idols in Antarctica and Other Unexpected Places" (Madeleine L'Engle)
Speaking of science and stuff
Snapshots
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "Blackboard Jungle"
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "A Bill of Divorcement"
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "The Big Sleep"
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "The Bicycle Thief"
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "Beyond the Forest"
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "The Beggar's Opera"
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "Bedknobs and Broomsticks"
Pauline Kael: 5001 Movies: "Beauty and the Beast"
The Books: "The Screwtape Letters". (C.S. Lewis)
American Idol
A total haiku fit - Part II
I am in hell today
Happy birthday to ...
Flight: The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh
The Books: "Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith" (Anne Lamott)
Flight
A quick note
Trot Nixon's catch ...
The Books: "Abraham : A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths" (Bruce Feiler)
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies: "Beat the Devil"
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies: "La Baie des Anges"
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies: "Battling Butler"
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies: "The Band Wagon"
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies: "Bambi"
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies: "Ball of Fire"
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies: "Bad Day at Black Rock"
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies: "The Bad and the Beautiful"
The Books: "The Right Words at the Right Time" (Marlo Thomas)
O'Malley shindig
Diary Friday
Survey
Snapshots
The Books: "We've Had a Hundred Years of Psychotherapy--And the World's Getting Worse"
"He ripped my brown wool leg-wraps"
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies: "Bachelor Mother"
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies: "The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer"
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies: Baby Doll
Deconstructing Ziggy
The Books: "Alice in Wonderland" (Lewis Carroll)
Picnic Memories
Act II - the Picnic
Act II: The picnic
Act II: The Picnic
Act II: The Picnic
Act II: The Picnic
Picnic: Millie's transformation
Chick flicks/Guy flicks
The Books: "Gift from the sea" (Anne Morrow Lindberg)
Happy birthday ... to William Inge
Genius.
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies: The Awful Truth
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies: Atlantic City
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies: Arthur
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies: Arsenic and Old Lace
Alex on the red carpet
The Books: "Polar Express" (Chris van Allsburg)
I'm 5 minutes in ...
Happy birthday, Joseph Heller ...
The Books: "The Magic Finger" (Roald Dahl)
Mission accomplished
The Books: "When the Sky is Like Lace" (Elinor Lander Horwitz)
Today in History
Weekend survey
Mean reviews - part 1
Diary Friday
Pauline Kale: 5001 Movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
The Books: "A Christmas Memory" (Truman Capote)
Over 25? Grow up.
Wow.
It's all in the details
Movie quote
The Books: "The Discoverers: A History of Man's Search to Know His World and Himself" (Daniel J. Boorstin)
Today in History
I love weather
Posturing ... Let's not do it anymore!!
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
"In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines ..."
The Books: "Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love" (Dava Sobel)
Letter to Cookie.
New Yorkers: I have a question
TV Turnoff Jackassery
A cool question ...
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
The Books: "Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time"(Dava Sobel)
You know you're a total weirdo when ...
Happy birthday, Hubble!
And so ...
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
I'm very excited
The Books: "In Search of Schrodinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality" (John Gribbin)
My life is complete
Great Expectations
The Pride of Auntie Sheila
RIP Ruth Hussey
Happy birthday, Library of Congress!
Today in history
The Books: "Fermat's Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solive the World's Greatest Mathematical Problem" (Simon Singh)
Just want you to know
Spencer Tracy's genius
"The great voice which long ago took over that whole terrain for its own"
The Books: "Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea" (Charles Seife)
Magnificence
It never ceases to amaze me ...
A string of shameful confessions
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Pauline Kael: 5001 movies
Is it me?
The Books: "Driving Mr. Albert: A trip across America with Einstein's brain" (Michael Paterniti)
Celluloid dreams
I miss the dirt and grafitti
The Books: "Einstein's Dreams" (Alan Lightman)
"your slightest look easily will unclose me"
The Boston Marathon Continuum
Sitting on a cornflake ...
Great Expectations ...
A must-read piece ...
The Books: "Sophie's World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy" (Jostein Gaarder)
The two sides of nostalgia - Part deux
Some thoughts on nostalgia ...
10 years ago today
The two sides of nostalgia - Part 1
The Books: Hollywood Babylon (Kenneth Anger)
Today in history
You guys are really lucky
Scariest moment in film ...
Lauren Bacall and Harper's Bazaar
Snapshots from last night ...
"It's very simple"
The Playboy Riots
Happy birthday ... to the little tramp
The "get over it" crowd
Cashel's book "on nature and storms"
Happy update
Diary Friday
Weekend survey ...
The Federal Convention
Great expectations
Washington's head
"The Old Pilot"
Happy birthday, Seamus!
The Soothing "miracle" at Philadelphia
Poltergeist
Waiting for Guffman lovers ...
The missing 727
Quincy Jones' theory of horizontal money
Oh joy
Saturday night snapshots ... with some helpful information
"I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me ..."
Hilarious ...
The end of a book
A sense-memory of intense joy
I am beside myself with joy
She's a Killah Que--eeeen
Movie quote
EM Forster on Dostoevsky and Moby Dick
E.M. Forster on Henry James
"I'm hell at whacking"
My Zoo story
Cary Grant's streetcar
Wow
Diary Friday
This is going to be painful
EM Forster on the "pseudo-scholar"
EM Forster: "this preliminary shadow"
More writers on writing ...
Another "Have I Ever" meme
Rumor?
I am joining the modern world
Pi in the sky
Middlemarch in the middle of the night
The Wizard of Oz ...
Writer as illusionist
Miss Krumholtz, immortalized
Profile of Hirsi Ali
18" high Stone Henge
There's a boy's club? Why didn't anyone tell me??
Congratulations to John Patrick Shanley ...
I am laughing out loud ...
Maxfield Parrish ...
Happiness is ...
The pope and the Ark of Nowa Huta
Today?
Feng shui triumph
Welcome: to the Half-hour Macbeth
Sneaky witches
The rise and fall of Witch # 3
Half-hour Macbeth ... more visual aids
Lauren Bacall ... Part III
I'm having a feng shui moment
You can take it with you
A great story
Diary Friday.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf ....
I want to be vicious too
On March 31, 1855 ...
Rumspringa last night ...
Things I like but probably shouldn't
Things I hate that I'm supposed to like
Go against the grain
Friendship is...
"Shut up and deal!"
I love the Internet
"Dread-inspiring non-friends"
Influenza
Unless you're a theatre geek
Oh no
I need to register my protest
Where the wind comes sweepin' (thanks JFH) down the plains
I'm not ready ...
I will now retreat to familiar and beloved ground
I report. You decide.
Thank God for fug
Ah, for a Hot Amish Guy
Boston 212
I love Michael Chabon
George Eliot ...
Manhattan Madness
Middlemarch: "Advancing womanhood had tempered her plainness"
Middlemarch: priggishness
Middlemarch: "severe facts of life"
Middlemarch: "between breakfast and dinner-time"
Middlemarch: "From such contentment poor Dorothea was shut out."
Dorothea Brooke: "she was enamoured of intensity and greatness"
Middlemarch ...
The private mood of New York City
Huh?
Yikes
Happy birthday to Tennessee Williams!
Ray
A swarm of bees
Free Charlotte Bronte!
Summer lovin'
Again, it feels wrong
Diary Friday
Great minds think alike
The Ring 2...
To compare and contrast ...
"I swear to GOD George, if you even EXISTED I'd divorce you."
The Ring 2 -
Wow. Just wow.
The Ring 2
Those inner voices
So I've not heard good things about The Ring 2
A re-post - "Man in the Mirror"
Is it wrong ...
Michael Caine - "sitting in mud huts in Tanzania"
Michael Caine: John Huston's direction
James Cagney's tip to Michael Caine
Michael Caine: "We're all deaf in one ear."
Michael Caine: "a Cockney accent"
Michael Caine - "Hot day, hard work."
John Wayne's advice to Michael Caine
Michael Caine - "I haven't got anything to say."
Michael Caine: "they're wandering about with Polaroids"
Michael Caine: "I don't blink."
Michael Caine - "No one's going to kill you"
Michael Caine: "This is your stand-in"
Michael Caine: " if you insist on being called Mister"
Michael Caine: "...so unless you're related to Max Factor..."
Michael Caine - on being a "one-line actor"
Michael Caine: "It's terrifying to have to say just one line"
Michael Caine: "Wait till you see the rushes."
Michael Caine: "I stick to the naturalism I believe in"
Michael Caine: The close-up
Michael Caine: "Once audiences saw acting like Henry Fonda's..."
Film acting
A kind of deep meme
Uhm ...
Close Encounters stories - Part 2
Close Encounters stories - Part 1
Guess this quote!
I guess I'm a snob
Lines 7 and 8
Wow.
Miss Dorothea Brooke ...
Moab Memories
"To sail, gracefully and in tandem, across the abyss."
A movie quiz ...
2 years
Elias Canetti - on Germany and Versailles
Elias Canetti - Germany's "crowd symbol"
Elias Canetti - on National Crowd Symbols
Canetti: Fire as a "crowd symbol"
More from Elias Canetti
This is so exciting ...
Dear Bill McCabe:
Charming Billy
Saturday Snapshots
Book Notes
So yes.
Guess who's back!!
"Out of the desert emerged Dorothy Hamill..."
Diary Friday
I have no words
Speaking of disco ...
A compilation of Irish posts:
I have some very important thoughts in regards to ...
More Irish stuff ...
And more from Joyce ...
In honor of St. Patrick's day ...
Verdicts and such
Silhouette - 2nd part
Silhouette - 1st part
In honor of James Madison ...
"Scottie, do you believe that someone out of the past - someone dead - can enter and take possession of a living being?"
Subliminal billboards
Literary Question...
"Et tu, Brute! Then fall, Caesar."
A cool quote
A private moment ...
I command you...
I'm not sure what to say here
Oh by the way ...
"Great spirits have always encountered ...
Happy Birthday to Sylvia Beach
The luxury of Pan Am
Hahahaha
Books and shite like that
The Bambino's contract
Bobby Fischer: "his opponents assurance would begin to disintegrate"
Bobby Fischer and defeat
Bobby Fischer ... "Fischer would become the pawn if he could"
Bobby Fischer ... excerpt
What I'm reading ... Part Deux
Today?
Other lessons learned from hosting a wee gathering ...
Lessons learned from hosting a wee party last night
What I'm reading...
Tooo many books
The album meme
Please Tara: Don't ever change
Baseball cards ... OUCH!
Diary Friday
"Short Fiction"
Weather
Synchronicity: Wolfgang Pauli's vision of the "world clock"
Synchronicity: Wolfgang Pauli's exclusion principle
Synchronicity: "Synchronicities are the jokers in nature's pack of cards"
Synchronicity: "the universe is a participatory universe"
Synchronicity: "a tiny flaw in the fabric of all that we have hitherto taken for reality"
Deep thoughts ...
Drawin' a blank here with this meme ...
I am going to ask a dumb question
Great quote...
"Come back, Shane" Part 2: Karmic Goodness
"Come back, Shane..."
RIP Teresa Wright
Girls from my generation ...
Toooooo many books
Not finishing books
"I ain't so tough"
Crowds and Power - by Elias Canetti
Another great reason to live in New York
"Lest We Forget" Part 2
"Lest We Forget" Part 1
Ice cave? Gender barriers? "Kinetic" sculpture? EWWWWWW
I don't care if it sounds geeky ...
Princess of Tides
Robert Conquest to Elias Canetti ...
Open Water ... a review with big-time spoilers
Me and Salieri ...
I absolve you
Additions to my commonplace book
Commonplace
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My latest writing assigment - part 2
Mystery
Library nostalgia
Diary Friday
As far as I'm concerned -
Bubba's sense of shame
Lars von Trier: What a jackass
Are you secretly Spanish?
Favorite fictional characters
My latest writing assignment ...
Good Lord
I wish I had a Trotsky
The Purge of the artists
New York snapshots
Think fast
The Mighty Jimbo's journey to the bottom of the world
Ahem.
Overheard
The Oscars
Geek Love
Let's hear it for grandiose nerds
Rigid Aromatherapy Tips from the Redhead
"Darkness at Noon" announcement
I believe the children are our future
Diary Friday
"Grokking" Stalin and the murder of Kirov
I thought I was in the clear
Snow
Owen.
All about me, man, all about me

My (our) review of The Gates


Openings
The Russian side of the story
"DO YOU BELIEVE IN MIRACLES???? YES!!!"
1791 Jefferson and Adams - the break-up
1789: John Adams: "a Junto of Grandees"
1787: John Adams: "You are the afraid of the one -- I, of the few"
1787: Thomas Jefferson: "How do you like our new constitution?"
1787: John Adams: "you and I have been indefatigable Labourers"
1787: Thomas Jefferson: "their stupid king"
1787: John Adams: "John Bull dont see it"
1786: John Adams: "I am so impressed and distressed with this affair"
In honor of Presidents Day ...
1776: John Adams - "we cannot insure Success"
1775: Abigail Adams: "I am more and more convinced that Man is a dangerous creature"
1775: John Adams: "Liberty once lost is lost forever"
1783: "thought upon all they had done and suffered for us"
Ben Franklin - check MATE
Washington: "Men ... may talk of patriotism"
Jefferson: "a single character"
July 3, 1776: John Adams: "The Hopes of Reconciliation ... at last totally extinguished"
1812: John Adams: "posterity must judge"
Abraham Lincoln: "All honor to Jefferson"
1776: John Page: "an Angel rides in the Whirlwind"
John Adams - "our Colossus"
1775: George Washington: "if I could have justified the measure to posterity"
1775: George Washington: "a kind of destiny"
1775: George Washington: "I do not think myself equal to the command"
1774: Martha Washington: "my heart is in the cause"
1773: John Adams: "an Epocha in History"
John Adams: "laws not of men"
1785: Thomas Jefferson: "Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just"
Thomas Jefferson: "Be a listener only"
1774: John Adams: "Swim or sink"
And now ...
John Adams: 'extravagant popularity is not the road to public advantage"
1770: John Adams: "trust no man living with power"
1774: John Adams: "three and two make five"
John Adams: "bewildering ourselves in groping..."
John Adams: "a coincidence of circumstances without example"
Abigail Adams: "he is no longer a King"
John Adams: "In general ..."
John Adams: "I must study politics and war"
1783: Ben Franklin: "But sometimes and in some things ..."
Abigail Adams: "How unpardonable"
John Adams: "I am nothing"
1780: George Washington: "we are always working up hill"
Ben Franklin, 1781
1789: George Washington: "if I know my own heart"
John Adams: "the most insignificant office"
John Quincy Adams: "have not yet established any infallible criterion of orthodoxy, either in church or state"
1793: "unbridled majorities"
1797 - John Adams' inauguration
Adams: ""We ought to support every administration as far as we can..."
1826: "the blessings and security of self-government"
1785: "Plentiful Rains"
Last night ...
1781: the required end
1790: "never trusting itself"
1789: "I dread the vehement character of your people"
1787: Federalist 1: "you are invited to deliberate upon a new Constitution for the United States of America"
1787: "Take mankind in general, they are vicious"
1787: "a division ... into the few and the many"
1782: "The sensations of a tender father"
1780: "A national debt ... will be to us a national blessing."
1779: "a brilliant exit"
1775: "every man ought to be supposed a knave"
1781: "it's a dog's life when two dissonant tempers meet"
Quote from Alexander Hamilton:
1780: "For god's sake My Dear Betsy"
1779: "get me a wife in Carolina"
1779: "give them their freedom with their muskets"
1778 - "I abhor such Neroian maxims"
1778 - "I know not how we shall keep the army together"
"possess the Soul of the General"
1774 - "without the consent and approbation of the people"
1774 - Hamilton's sunbeam
1771 - "Be fond, she'll kiss, et cetera --"
1770 - "I'm no philosopher, you see"
"A total dissolution of nature"
Reason # 1 why I love the Internet
I spent the afternoon with my boyfriend
The bastard brat of a Scotch pedlar ...
Fantasia
Diary Friday
By the way ...
Super-Mom Mania
Out of the mouths of babes
You deserve a break today
Vis a vis The Gates
Those orange gates in Central Park
It looks like art:
Carebear Beowulf??
The Lost City of Havana
I heard a rumor
Jefferson's Inaugural
One last cool snapshot
Weekend snapshots
My funniest Valentine's Day story ever
Harold Bloom on "Salesman"
Billy Crystal remembers
John Updike remembers
Pinter on Miller
"Attention must be paid."
RIP Arthur Miller
Arthur Miller's After the fall ...
Lee J. Cobb: "Like a giant moving the Rocky Mountains into position..."
Oh no. Oh no.
High School Days
Monsters
Carly Fiorina, we hardly knew ye
Speaking of kids being smart ...
Speaking of Thomas Jefferson -
The election of 1800 ... and newspapers ... and media bias ...
The funnies
Today is Ash Wednesday
A strange omission - where's Scott Peck??
Finally!!
Madeleine L'Engle appreciation
George Washington: Thanks, man.
I am pathetic
Commercial thoughts
Super Bowl Sunday
I have very exciting personal news
Snapshots
"At first, I was deeply alarmed."
Heisenberg's breakthrough
a lone voice crying in the wilderness ...
Heat is a form of motion ...
"The only existing things are atoms and empty space; all else is mere opinion."
Schrodinger and stuff like that.
2nd letter - Jan. 11 1816
1st letter - Nov. 13 1815
Some context for the Adams-Jefferson letters of 1815
Dear Matt Margolis:
RIP Ossie Davis
Surly etiquette
My quest is for truth
Hope for humanity
Speaking of bad reviews:
Bad review - with a bit of a redhead ramble preamble
The message is:
Past Imperfect
No, I didn't see the SOTU address
I don't know nothin' about pickin' juries, Miz Scarlett
Re-watching "Fearless"
In the world of superheroes --
A Total Haiku Fit - Part 1
Roger Ebert revisits
5-7-5
Please say it ain't so
Snapshots
O'Malleys on the loose
Congratulations ...
Movies Billy Wilder wanted to make - but never did
It really sucks when ...
Oscar philosophy
My journey with Annie Proulx ...
Beautiful!!
Theo Van Gogh ...
Obsession Central: Cary Grant on "His Girl Friday"
Obsession Central: Cary Grant on himself
Obsession Central: Cary Grant on George Burns
Willie McBride's meet-up
I must pass this on
After many many many years ...
Nazis and UFOs and X-files kind of stuff
Happy Birthday to "the Ploughman Poet" of Scotland
If you only read one tribute to Johnny Carson ...
I'm booked. Don't even ask. Don't even try, CHiPs!
Cary Grant on Howard Hughes
Katharine Hepburn and Howard Hughes
RIP dear dear dear Johnny Carson
Howard Hughes' OCD
What I'm reading now ...
Dear Don De Lillo:
The snow is general all over New York
O, how full of briers is this working-day world! - As You Like It
And now ...
I know I have succeeded in my mission here ...
The Jersey City murders
In honor of Archie Leach's birthday
The importance of January 18
Snapshots
Another great reason to live in New York - and it has to do with Barbara Stanwyck ...
Janet Leigh and Hitchcock and Cary Grant and all that good fun stuff ...
Ignorant of the Ingalls Family? What??
Diary Friday
In the blink of an eye
Snapshots:
I think about the Founding Fathers a lot
A hugely incoherent post that goes all over the place ...
Guilty pleasure post
"I got you, babe..."
Due to the number of...
This is genius
Exhale
The torture
And then.
And now?
All right I need to drop the pose
You know, I love John Wayne and all ...
Okay, folks, okay
Ouch.
I'm sorry to keep hurting everybody
Both photos below ...
I have something else to impart ...
All right, people, listen up
Speaking of famous people
The choppy spacetime sea
More cool stuff about "The Aviator"
Oh, the torment
Teaching kids self-defense
Other entries by "Big Dan"
Big Dan's blog
Ignoring Germaine Greer and Loving Judy Davis
Soulmates - the timeline
A bit of an interruption to the Soulmate program
"Soulmates" - intro to Richard Bach
Soulmates - an overview
I am sure, that by now,
This is for all the tourists ...
Before you see "The Aviator"
The real question is:
Diary Friday
The revival of Diary Friday
The adventures of Cashel, continued
God, I hate it when the patriarchy straps me to my treadmill
I am evil
"His soul swooned slowly as he heard the snow falling faintly through the universe ..."
God bless the child
Cool!
The perfect imaginary dinner - continued
Best of 2004? Oh hell, my memory sucks
The spirit of St. Louis
One of my favorite memories of all time:
Oh well
Resolutions
"Self-evident"
I have commitment issues
My first overheard snippet of 2005
Lindberghs in Flight Again
The Sphinx at Monticello
New Year's Eve approaches
Conversation with my brother yesterday
114,000 dead?
Gráinne Ni Mhaille - the Pirate Queen
RIP Jerry Orbach
Despite my promise to myself
I have certainly had quite a journey
Tsunami
A Red Sox Christmas ...
The continuing horror story
I made the mistake...
The streets of New York
I think I'm caught in a Tesla coil myself
I may have to re-think my position on Mimes
Cary Grant - on going to the Bristol Hippodrome
Cary Grant - on being "allowed" to be left-handed
Dumb Sheila science question
The tidal wave - let it come
Just because I'm in a bitchy mood
You knew it was coming, didn't you?
Jewel makes me feel duh-duh-dumb
Oooh, Jewel is SO DEEP
Poetry by Jewel
Freebies
Three Things
More Lumet Appreciation: On working with Quincy Jones
More Lumet Appreciation: On the importance of the score
More Lumet Appreciation: On Al Pacino in "Dog Day Afternoon"
More Lumet Appreciation: On costume
More Lumet Appreciation: On locations/art direction for "The Pawnbroker"
More Lumet Appreciation: On locations/art direction for "The Wiz"
More Lumet Appreciation: On art direction
More Lumet Appreciation: On the camera work in "Dog Day Afternoon"
More Lumet Appreciation: On the camera work in "Prince of the City"
More Lumet Appreciation: On the camerawork in "The Morning After"
More Lumet Appreciation: On the camerawork in "Network"
More Lumet Appreciation: On Murder on the Orient Express
More Lumet Appreciation: On Ingrid Bergman
More Lumet Appreciation: On Kate Hepburn and going to dailies
More Lumet Appreciation: On Kate Hepburn
More Lumet Appreciation: On Stars
More Lumet Appreciation: On William Holden in "Network"
I feel pretty damn cool
The frustrating over-specialization of Yankee Candles
" 'Freak' is not a cop-out, it's a Noun." - quote from Alex in the comments
Pajama Party
Lumet Appreciation Day: on gaining the confidence of actors
Lumet Appreciation Day: On how style dictates casting
Lumet Appreciation Day: on power
Lumet Appreciation Day: Faye Dunaway in "Network"
Lumet Appreciation Day: actors and writers
Lumet Appreciation Day: working with the writer
A Sidney Lumet Extravaganza
Lumet Appreciation Day: the "rubber-ducky" school of drama
Lumet Appreciation Day: On dialogue
Lumet Appreciation Day: being "the boss"
Lumet Appreciation Day: What is the movie about?
Lumet Appreciation Day: why he accepts a movie
Happiness is ...
Pedro's Departure
Lady Eleanor needs to calm the hell down
Thoughts on blogging and myself as a blogger
Put this under "good to know":
Something's Gotta Give
One of the problems with being a precocious 7-year-old (like my nephew Cashel, er, for example)
Online dating ...
I'd like to thank
More on the Irish "Ish"
The Kwanzaa Subterfuge
Grrrrrrrr
Expert Essay: by Michele Catalano
Expert Essay: by Beth
The ship in the air
Bullet points
God bless us ... EVeryone!
Expert Essay: by Mark Lippert
Angels
A confession
An Irish moment
This will take a bit of set-up
Expert Essay: by my brother Brendan
Expert Essay: by David W.
Expert Essay: by Michael Thomas
Expert Essay: by Beth
Expert Series: By Emily
Random quotes from Ireland
Expert Essay: by Susan
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Expert Essay: by Wavey P.
An old project being unearthed
Sheer liquid pleasure
Uhm ... can I puke now?
Dec. 7, 1941 - in memory
The relief of openly being a jackass
My New Blog
Signs in Ireland
I love cheese
Announcement
Closer
Steve Martin clears the air ...
We met under the dancing Santa
So. Everyone.
Am I insane?
Photographs of my trip
There are weird little moments in life
I feel a bit disloyal saying this
The Procession
Asking for directions in Cork
More on Glendalough
More on "fairy in the prairie"
More from Frieda Hughes
Supporting One Another Through the Roundabouts
A true and amusing story
Must be the jet-lag
I'm not naive about dictators
Star Wars - American History: The Metaphor
Happiness is ...
A not-to-miss post from Tim Blair
Aviation experts? (ahem - CW) ... Help
In addition to all of my other adventures in Ireland ...
Dear CNN:
Sentimentalizing Ireland
Directions in Belfast
"I been away a long time"
Glendalough
The snow is general
Ireland
Overheard
A thank you is in order
More information on Iris Chang
Somehow ...
Bullet points
Stalag 17
Another book award brou-haha
"Success is my only motherf***in' option - Failure's not"
"The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it"
Why I love my friend David
Confession
New book
Here is how the sickness works
I don't know what the hell to do
More upheaval in Holland
RIP, Iris Chang "The Woman Who Wouldn't Forget"
Well, ya learn something new every day
A fantasy came true last night
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The Last Line Guessing Game
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My obsession with WHY THE HELL RENEE ZELLWEGER IS A SUCCESS
I love this list
Mr. Theo Van Gogh
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Geek cred: Pan Am
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Team America
Federalist # 10
Phew!
Book Notes: The Brothers K
Liberty
One comment.
Some other links
This is brilliant
"This is bigger than the 25 guys in this clubhouse."
I can't even speak yet
Game 4
The pros and cons of "Smotheration"
All the way from Australia ...
Uh ... what?
Tonight?
A Halloween Photo Album
Halloween
Halloween in the pre-teen years
Before
After
Halloween -
Halloween ...
This Halloween costume ...
For this Halloween costume ...
And here is the costume ...
Thoughts on William Holden
I Believe (David)
That girl in the picture ...
The Brothers K
Some good reads
Game 1
Todd Schmidt asks:
My kind of invite
Memories of childhood ...
Anthony Hecht, RIP
I know it's boring and cliched ...
Tap dancing hedgehogs and enormous bunsen burners ...
The journalists have no words
Sometimes, emotions are way too deep for words
Alex's Great Movies
Boston Dementia {demens -entis [out of one's mind , insane, senseless]; adv. dementer.}
I know plenty of people hate JD Salinger
What's going on right now - a mish-mash.
It has been raining all day here
Oh, and one other thing...
Snapshots
Keep the Faith (This is David, not Sheila)
Now, Voyager
Interesting
It's good to be back
Three similar stories
Windy City, What's Up Doc??
If Martha Stewart were a man ...
Oh, I forgot to tell about my morning
More on that whole poetry thing
I realized today ...
J'accuse George Lucas
"it was an old song"
"the summit of life"
"That kid is the greatest goddamn actor..."
My library
Re-reading stuff
Janet Leigh, RIP
The marriage of true minds
First Lines not yet guessed
A brief note ...
Unbearable excitement
More of the "First Line" game
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Message to CNN
The continuing Muppet story
Today in 1955...
A quick note
Mr. Darcy's dark alpha charm - hell yeah
Muppet Glory
"That wild pig"
Full disclosure:
This is sure to drum up some good old fun controversy
I am psychic or something
The traps in Shakespeare's sonnets
Don't read Where's Waldo. It is an extremely subversive book.
Just seeing the name "John Cassavetes"
The trial continues
Have you ever ...
Fabulous...
Beware of amateur drunks
Simple pleasures
12 to 5
Happy - Sad
Message to Theodore Dalrymple:
Bravo
For you electoral college fanatics:
1905 - 2005
If poop stories offend you ...
Oddly enough -
Obsession Central: Cary Grant
Ac-cent-uate the Positive
Blogger Birthdays
Light
Where the hell is my hate mail?
11 to 1
Grania
Cashel, Part Deux
Sheila is very happy - and also a tiny bit unhappy
Gladys, you're all right
Obsession Central: Grant and Hepburn
Frank Delaney ...
David O'Hara David O'Hara David O'Hara David O'Hara David O'Hara David O'Hara
A sad moment has come to pass.
"I don't like the way Teddy Roosevelt is looking at me"
"this rough magic"
1980s Music
St. Elmo's Fire
Tribute of light
"I started with A"
The Falling People
A sad moment ...
There's something I've been a little bit afraid to talk about
Top 5 Mania
Top 5 Mania
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Maybe I'm a bitch
More on that Howard Hawks Woman
Yet another reason to love Lauren Bacall ...
Exactly
Bye Bye Love
My God. My God.
The riveting psychodrama of Vincent Gallo - at 10 bucks a pop
Billy Wilder - America
Billy Wilder - "Ace in the Hole"
Billy Wilder - on William Holden
Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder - on Audrey and Marilyn
Billy Wilder - on the Marx Brothers
Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder - more on Marilyn
Billy Wilder - more on Marilyn
Billy Wilder "Make it true"
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Billy Wilder on Jack Lemmon
Billy Wilder on Double Indemnity
Billy Wilder on "Nobody's Perfect"
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I declare
The hostages
The General's Book Shelf
Stillness
The Astor Bar - Thanks for the memories
Just a thought - out of nowhere
At long last: light from the caves of Detroit
Must-read
Wow
Irish Sketch 4: Beannacht
Irish Sketch 3: Hail Mary
Irish Sketch 2: Rugby
Irish Sketch 1: The Bells of Dublin
I needed a laugh today
Film Noir
Huh?
East of Eden re-visited
Blackout
Dream work
I heart new york
Finally -
Field of the Blackbirds
Throw away the key
Please don't "hike up your skirt a little more"
Wide open spaces
Shower fatigue
Ebert on Cary Grant (you know - the daily fix)
50 Things you probably don't want to know about me
Black Lamb and Grey Falcon - an excerpt
Reading Lists
Great and memorable fight scenes
VC Andrews fans...
Yes, we have no bannanas
Apparently -
The Stolen Scream
Happy Trails
Random thoughts
Tunnel of green, silver in the air
A Howard Hawks woman
Fairy on the prairie
Why Roger Ebert is so damn great ...
Speaking of celebs I once loved -
Famous Reporter
Halloween then and now
A quiet crowd
Sheila's daily fix
Billy Wilder
A companion post -
People I never ever want to hear about again
Can anyone explain to me
Lock-down approaching
6 Feet Under
Snippets
Juvenilia
Adaptation
The Cabbie's Creed
Obsession Central: Cary Grant ("Notorious")
RIP, Czeslaw Milosz
Wow. Just wow.
Politics
The key word in the following post
Sports Movies by the Sports Guy
I couldn't agree more
Holy Mackerel
Obsession Central: Cary Grant ("The Awful Truth")
My heart is THROBBING with excitement
"Jane, You Ignorant Slut"
Update
"She's a strip of celluloid, a beam of light..."
Obsession Central: Cary Grant ("Penny Serenade")
A treasure trove of poems
Snippets
RIP, Fay Wray
Obsession Central: Cary Grant
Quotes from a movie Jen and I saw last night
Thank you, again, to Hitchens
6 Feet Under
Sheila's daily fix
A Cashel moment from our vacation
Obsession Central: Cary Grant ("Notorious")
The Baltimore Boys
Obsession Central: Cary Grant ("Suspicion")
Well, Rick James is dead
Obsession Central: Cary Grant ("Philadelphia Story")
Victory is mine
Time Machine?
Obsession Central: Cary Grant
Obsession Central: Cary Grant ("comic signature")
Obsession Central: Cary Grant ("I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be")
Obsession Central: Cary Grant ("Sylvia Scarlett")
"Gobble Gobble"
Obsession Central: Cary Grant
Under the Banner of Heaven
Dysfunctional bureaucracy
A story of a WB, some stinky garbage, and a serendipitous moment
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Dark energy
Top 50 Movies - Revised. At Last.
Let's lighten the Code Orange gloom
Code Orange Days
Joy is ...
Bringing Up Baby
I was very much looking forward to seeing The Village...
Look out - Charlie Manson's in the Chimney
Geek-a-mo Frodo
Great photo
It's weird
Small and cool fact about my home state
Name that quote
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St.-Ex: "He is optimistic that man will come out on top of the machine"
Anne Lindbergh on St. Exupery
Anne Lindbergh on meeting St.-Ex: "That strange childish desire to give it all"
"But man has always succeeded in rising again," St.-Ex said.
Anne Lindbergh on St. Exupery: "I am rather afraid to meet him."
The Meeting of St.-Exupery and the Lindberghs - an introduction
"Tooooo many books"
Black smoke
Reverberating bad-ness
The specificity of imagined despair
Cary Grant Appreciation Moment
The Book of Abigail and John - More
Abigail to John: "I'll meet you at Philippi"
John to Abigail: "Success"
Thomas Paine's Common Sense
Abigail to John: "like the grave cries give, give"
John to Abigail: "that overweening prejudice in favor of New England"
John to Abigail: " it is so difficult to do it right"
Abigail to John: "O my bursting Heart"
John to Abigail: "a Disposition entirely American"
Abigail to John: "I want some sentimental Effusions of the Heart"
John to Abigail: "Liberty once lost is lost forever"
John to Abigail: "My Love"
Abigail to John: "Charlstown is laid in ashes"
John to Abigail: "Designs of Independency -- an American Republic"
Abigail to John: "but powder -- where shall we get a sufficient supply?"
John to Abigail: "a Cause which interests the whole Globe"
Abigail to John: "anxious hours"
John to Abigail: "Every Man in it is a great Man"
John to Abigail: "the Thirty Fifth Psalm"
John to Abigail: "our perplexed, distressed Province"
Abigail to John: "the Misfortunes of Sparta"
John to Abigail: "a weary Traveller"
John to Abigail: "a continual Scene of Fatigue"
John to Abigail: "the Project of the Tea"
More John and Abigail Adams
Pathetic or Prophetic? (David)
The Book of Abigail and John
Abigail to John: "this is not said for to recriminate"
John to Abigail: "I see nothing but Faults"
Abigail to John: "And permit me to tell you Sir"
John to Abigail: "I proceed to recollect yourself"
Abigail to John: "for Saucyness no Mortal can match him"
Abigail to John: "Gold and Silver have I none"
Abigail to John: "I cannot make my self visible to you"
Abigail to John: "be to me a second conscience"
John to Abigail: "You are a wanton, malicious, what shall I call you..."
Abigail to John: "all I insist upon"
Abigail to John: "I have abundance to say to you"
Abigail to John: "the dark side of your Diana"
John to Abigail: "I doubt whether I understand human Nature"
John to Abigail: "the soft Ligaments of Matrimony"
Abigail to John: "let her who tenderly cares for you"
John to Abigail: "Ipichacuana'd"
John to Abigail: "a Six Weeks Separation from my Diana"
Smallpox
Abigail to John: "I have too much pride"
John to Abigail: "I saw a Lady"
Abigail to John: "The Fabrick often wants repairing"
John to Abigail: "blessed storm!"
The beginning
Keep going, Lance
An Expansion of the Guilty Pleasures Theme
Movie Moments
High School Dances
Out of the Past
The continuing story
A remembrance
One of the surest signs
One of my favorite annual "literary events"
2 more things about that Metallica movie
I still haven't talked about Cagney and the grapefruit
HA! (David)
"The Metallica Movie"
I would add ...
50 essential reads by contemporary authors
A Cagney reminder
6 words
Oh - forgot to mention...
You can't have it both ways
Torn between two loves
I don't understand
Randomness
Question for Pink
Nov. 25 1783
Miscellania
David Anecdotes
6 Feet Under
Vacation Snapshots
From the wilds ...
The Umps! (David)
spiritus contra spiritum (David)
Addictions (David)
The All-Star game and other stuff (David)
An ode to Sheila (David)
At a loss for words (David)
My lucky buddy "J" (David)
A Domestic Partnership (David)
Hi
My reading list
Announcement
The Marianne Problem
I admit it.
Reviews like this one --
I actually said the following words to my brother just now
In Praise of Comedy
Sheila's Cultural Choices
Hypothetical: Summing up LOTR
Standing the Test of Time
In honor of this Int'l Kissing Day
Today is (apparently) International Kissing Day
No more "hat tip"
Atonement - bah, humbug!!
Happy 4th everyone
My favorite Brando story
Marlon - 1924 - 2004
Marlon Brando
Another list of great moments
Farewell. Farewell.
Lists, lists, lists
"I told him I had pleurosis. And he thought I said 'Blue Roses'."
7 guys, 6 episodes
Happy happy news
Obsession Central: Cary Grant
Obsession Central: Cary Grant - with a long diversion into the history of acting as a craft
A continuation of the "chick flick" discussion below:
The whole "chick flick" thing
A challenge
Thoroughly Modern Molly
A couple of "Notorious" facts
Favorite words
Disloyal post
A momentous moment
Tooo many books
Continuing on the Cary Grant theme:
More Kapuscinski
Favorite things
Speaking of Cary Grant...
Question: Random
Name that quote
Kapuscinski
Kapuscinski: New Year's Eve in Teheran, 1979
Kapuscinski: On Revolution XI
Kapuscinski: On Revolution X
Kapuscinski: On Revolution IX
Kapuscinski: On Revolution VIII
Kapuscinski: On Revolution VII
Kapuscinski: On Revolution VI
Kapuscinski: On Revolution V
Kapuscinski: On Revolution IV
Kapuscinski: On Revolution III
Kapuscinski: On Revolution II
Kapuscinski: On Revolution I
Kapuscinski: "Kipling's formula"
Kapuscinski: "an army of foreigners"
Kapuscinski: The Iranian students
Kapuscinski: The Bus Stop
Kapuscinski: "Qom was rumbling"
Kapuscinski: "our game of seeing whose I is superior"
Kapuscinski on Oil Societies
Kapuscinski: "Old Mossy"
Kapuscinski: "obliterated all contrasts"
Kapuscinski: "Uneasy Teheran nights"
Kapuscinski: "In what language...?"
I have a question.
Obsession Central: Bogart, Bacall - Sheila's Daily Fix
Some facts about Little Rhody
Speaking of feng shui
The Bionic Wedding
The Voynich Manuscript
Rewind, play, rewind, play
Daily Fix
"You are obviously Irish, my darling."
The world of blogging
Day After the Younger-Dryas Event
The Day After Tomorrow - an absolute stream-of-conscious response
One more for the road
Odets: "the superb old German actor"
Odets on Chekhov and Ibsen
Odets on Beethoven, once again
Odets on Mozart
Odets on Berlioz
Odets on Dostoevsky and balance
Odets on romanticism (Beethoven, Haydn, Stendahl)
Odets: on "form"
Clifford Odets - playwright
Odets: Beethoven vs. Brahms, old forms, new forms
Odets: "an inner light"
Odets: "all of 20th century life"
Odets: "smoke-eyed and neurotic"
Odets: Moussorgsky
Odets: "Beethoven and Cezanne"
Odets: "the cellar"
Odets: "the period of courtship"
Odets: "the 'demon' in Mozart"
Odets: "the business of living alone"
Odets: "I receive badly"
Obsession Central: Bacall
The Outer Limits
Obsession Central: Bogart
Sheesh
Blockbusters
Writer's block
Oh. My. God.
Cashel's short story - written for Father's Day
Blinding sun
Sarajevo
Elegy for the Aral Sea
Hated words
Where were you when...
Erudite commentary from the redhead
So. Back to movies and stuff like that
I will now please everybody at once
Reminder
And so I wended my way
3 Corrections
And so concludes...
Er ... the "plot"
Ulysses: The famous breakfast
Ulysses "I am quiet here alone"
Ulysses
Ulysses
Ulysses: "a witch on her toadstool"
Bloomsday: Joyce and Ibsen again
Bloomsday: Finnegans Wake
Bloomsday: Joyce and Ibsen
Bloomsday: Joyce and Love
Bloomsday: Beckett on Finnegans Wake
Bloomsday: From Finnegans Wake
Bloomsday: Ulysses
Bloomsday Bash
Bloomsday: Proteus...
Bloomsday: Ulysses
Bloomsday
Bloomsday
Bloomsday: The German lady
Bloomsday: "the odour of ashpits"
Bloomsday: "the significance of trivial things"
Bloomsday: "converting the bread of everyday life"
Bloomsday: Ezra Pound on Joyce
Bloomsday: Nabokov on Ulysses
Bloomsday: Carlos Fuentes on Joyce
Bloomsday: Joseph Campbell on Finnegans Wake
Bloomsday: "a miserable ritual, a magical procedure..."
Bloomsday: Amen
Bloomsday: Hilarious quote.
Bloomsday: the "meteor" of Ulysses
Bloomsday: Ezra Pound on Joyce
Bloomsday: GB Shaw on Ulysses
Bloomsday: Shaw on Ulysses "at last somebody has felt deeply enough about it"
Bloomsday: TS Eliot on Ulysses
Bloomsday: T.S. Eliot on Joyce and Ulysses
Bloomsday: Virginia Woolf on Joyce
Bloomsday: Gertrude Stein on Joyce
Bloomsday: Ernest Hemingway on Ulysses
Bloomsday: George Moore on Joyce
Bloomsday: Yeats on Joyce
Bloomsday: Katherine Mansfield on Joyce
Bloomsday: Shaw on Ulysses
Bloomsday: "a mirror"
Bloomsday: "an upsetting psychological problem"
Bloomsday: "yes I said yes I will Yes"
Bloomsday
Bloomsday: Yeah...
Bloomsday...
Bloomsday: "Ineluctable modality of the visible"
Bloomsday: "Irresponsibility"
Bloomsday: Heh heh heh
Bloomsday: Eagles
Bloomsday: Nora and Finnegans Wake
Bloomsday: Is Molly Bloom Nora?
Bloomsday: "yum"
Bloomsday: "We'll print it if it's the last effort of our lives"
Bloomsday
Bloomsday: "an instinctive desire for stability"
Bloomsday: "compete for glory"
Bloomsday: "enclosing myself in a tradition"
Bloomsday
Bloomsday
Bloomsday
Bloomsday: "the thought"
Bloomsday: Language
Bloomsday: "There is no life here - no naturalness or honesty"
Bloomsday: Nora
Bloomsday - Molly Bloom "yes yes yes..."
Bloomsday: June 16, 1904
Bloomsday - Joyce on Ulysses
Bloomsday - "On the honour of a gentleman"
Bloomsday - Joyce's demand
Bloomsday - Joyce's conclusion
Bloomsday
Bloomsday - "Dublin has been a capital for thousands of years"
Bloomsday - "keep the professors busy"
Bloomsday - Who was Nora Barnacle?
Bloomsday - Joyce on Ireland
Bloomsday
Bloomsday
Bloomsday: The events of June 16, 1904
Bloomsday - A dispute
Bloomsday - the "convergence" of June 16, 1904
Bloomsday background
Rejoyce, rejoyce
Up on the roof
The two days that came before
More Banville, more Joyce
Banville on Bloomsday
This weekend.
100th anniversary of Bloomsday...
History List
Diary Friday - Part II
Diary Friday - Part I
Music
Here's my opinion - what's yours
An Elia Kazan Bombardment
On Elia Kazan
Kazan - on knowing he could be a good director
Kazan on Harold Clurman
Kazan on scripts
Kazan on one of the reasons for the Group Theatre
Kazan on the forming of the Group Theatre, and its leader - Lee Strasberg
Kazan - a notorious womanizer - on falling in love with Molly - his wife
Kazan
Kazan
Obsession Central: Bogart and Morris Carnovsky
Time Travel Songs, II
And about that post with no point below...
A post with no point ... oh wait ... yes, it does have a point ... you just have to read the whole damn thing to get to the point ...
Obsession Central: Kate Hepburn
Assignment: Run Naked Through a Public Place
Quotes: The Big Sleep
Quotes: The Big Sleep
Quotes: The Big Sleep
Quotes: The Big Sleep
Obsession Central: The Big Sleep
Rebecca West
Rebecca West: on the Germans in the train
Rebecca West: "But now Luckeni is Mussolini"
Rebecca West on the assassination of the King of Yugoslavia
Rebecca West
Rebecca West VIII
Rebecca West VII
Rebecca West VI
Rebecca West V
Rebecca West IV
Rebecca West III
Rebecca West II
Rebecca West I
A bit of Rebecca West
God, I love underdogs
Awe-inspiring
Why I love my friend Kate
Obsession Central: Kate Hepburn
Shameless
I just have to say...
Rodeo Bar Rockabilly Madness Mixed with Antibiotics
In memory of the "few, the happy few" - June 6, 1944
Obsession Central: Bogart
Obsession Central: Bogart
Question for fun Part 2
Question for fun Part 1
"I'm no climatologist, but..."
One of those questions:
Can it really be 15 years?
A word on obsessions
Ohhh...
Diary Friday
Obsession Central: Bogart
Obsession Central: Maltese Falcon
Obsession Central: Bogart
Jumpers
Bit of Trivia
I am the only person who has read Hopeful Monsters
Obsession Central: Walter Huston
Obsession Central: Treasure of the Sierra Madre
"Saucy goblet nothing foul"
Victor Klemperer: "I Will Bear Witness"
Klemperer - May 1942
Klemperer - Feb. 1933
Klemperer - March 1933
Klemperer - March 1933
Klemperer - April 1933
Klemperer - April 1933
Klemperer - April 1933
Klemperer - July 1933
Klemperer - Aug. 1933
Klemperer - Oct. 1933
Klemperer - Oct. 1933
Klemperer - Nov. 1933
Klemperer - Nov. 1933
Klemperer - Feb. 1934
Klemperer - June 1934
Klemperer - July 1934
Klemperer - Language of the 3rd Reich - July 1934
Klemperer - Aug. 1934
Klemperer - Aug. 1934
Klemperer - Aug. 1934
Klemperer - Aug. 1934
Klemperer - Language of the 3rd Reich - Sept. 1934
Klemperer - Sept. 1934
Klemperer - Language of the 3rd Reich, Sept. 1934
Klemperer - Language of the 3rd Reich - Oct. 1934
Klemperer - Language of the Third Reich - Oct. 1934
Klemperer - Lanuguage of the Third Reich, Jan. 1935
Klemperer - Jan. 1935
Klemperer - March 1935
Klemperer - April 1935
Klemperer - June 1935
Klemperer - July 1935
Klemperer - August 1935
Klemperer - Oct. 1935
Klemperer - October 1935
Klemperer - Nov. 1935
"Ingratitude is an ugly failing"
A couple of reasons why I love my friend Allison
Beauty
Diary Friday
Obsession Central: Bogart
Name that movie
Obsession Central: Casablanca
Obsession Central: Casablanca
The heaven, the sheer heaven ...
In this day and age...
Great Expectations
Name that movie
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Obsession Central: Lauren Bacall
A quick note
Obsession Central: The Caine Mutiny
Trailers
Can't resist - here's one more Movie Quote
Name that movie - last one of the day
No Googling!!
Name that movie
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Movie quotes
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Obsession Central
Obsession Central
Diary Friday
Geek on Parade
LM Montgomery on "Wuthering Heights", by Emily Bronte
LM Montgomery on "Androcles and the Lion", by GB Shaw
LM Montgomery on "Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling
LM Montgomery on "Charlotte Bronte", by EF Benson
LM Montgomery on "The Bonnie Brier Bush" and "Auld Lang Syne" by Ian Maclaren, written in 1895
LM Montgomery on "The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay"
LM Montgomery on "Henry VIII and his Wives", by Francis Hackett, 1929
LM Montgomery on "Roughing It" by Mark Twain
LM Montgomery on "The Universe Around Us", by James Jeans, 1929
LM Montgomery on Herodutus
LM Montgomery on "Strange Fugitive", by Morley Callaghan
LM Montgomery on "The Lays of Ancient Rome", by Thomas Macaulay
LM Montgomery on "Your Cuckoo Sings by Kind", by Valentine Dobree
LM Montgomery on Charlotte Bronte
LM Montgomery on Charlotte Bronte
LM Montgomery on "The Life of Charlette Bronte" by Elizabeth Gaskell
LM Montgomery on "Saint Joan" by GB Shaw
LM Montgomery on "Studies in MUrder", by Edward Pearson
LM Montgomery on Mrs. Hemans' Poems
LM Montgomery on "The Blind Bow-Boy" by Carl Van Vechten
LM Montgomery on "Les Miserables" by Victory Hugo
LM Montgomery on "Queen Victoria" by Lytton Strachey
LM Montgomery on "Tommy and Grizel" by J.M. Barrie
LM Montgomery on "History of the Reformation of the 16th Century", by J. H. Merle D'Aubigne
LM Montgomery on "The History of England", by J.A. Froude
LM Montgomery on Guy deMaupassant
LM Montgomery on Lord Byron
LM Montgomery on the Bible
LM Montgomery on "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire", by Edward Gibbon
LM Montgomery on "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" by Edward Gibbon
LM Montgomery on "The Twentieth Plane", by Albert Watson
LM Montgomery on "Ben Hur" by Lew Wallace
LM Montgomery on "The Way of All Flesh" by Samuel Butler
LM Montgomery on "The Diary of Samuel Pepys: 1662"
LM Montgomery on Wordsworth
LM Montgomery on Rupert Brooke
LM Montgomery on Mrs. Hemans' Poems
LM Montgomery on "Adam Bede", by George Eliot
LM Montgomery on Tennyson's "Guenivere"
LM Montgomery on Bill Carman
LM Montgomery on "Romola", by George Eliot
LM Montgomery on "Pilgrim's Progress" by John Bunyan
LM Montgomery on Tennyson
LM Montgomery on Wordsworth
LM Montgomery on Robert Browning
LM Montgomery on Tennyson
LM Montgomery on Keats
LM Montgomery on Sir Walter Scott
LM Montgomery on Elizabeth Barrett Browning
LM Montgomery on "Pickwick Papers", by Charles Dickens
LM Montgomery on "Adam Bede", by George Eliot
LM Montgomery on "The Alhambra", by Washington Irving
LM Montgomery on "House of the 7 Gables", by Nathaniel Hawthorne
LM Montgomery on "Isabel Carnaby", by ET Fowler
LM Montgomery on "The Ascent of Man", by Henry Drummond
LM Montgomery on "King Solomon's Mines", by Rider Haggard
LM Montgomery on "Vanity Fair" by Thackeray
LM Montgomery on "The Story of an African Farm" by Olive Schreiner
LM Montgomery on "Lady of the Lake" by Walter Scott
LM Montgomery on "The Children of the Abbey", by Regina Maria Roche
LM Montgomery on "Barrack-Room Ballads" by Kipling
LM Montgomery on "Quo Vadis", by Henry Sienkiewicz, 1897
LM Montgomery on "A Window in Thrums", by JM Barrie
LM Montgomery on "The Quick or the Dead", by Amelie Rives
LM Montgomery on "Scarlet Letter"
LM Montgomery on Longfellow
LM Montgomery on "Vanity Fair" by Thackeray
LM Montgomery on Washington Irving vs. Emerson
LM Montgomery on Washington Irving
LM Montgomery on Emerson
Jerry Falwell's head would explode...
"S" Update
The problem of adaptation
An open discussion
A shamefaced confession
Obsession Central
Deviled Eggs
Poetry vs. Prose
Ruminations on Humphrey Bogart and the healthiness of celebrity crushes
Trivia
There are certain days in life...
Bogie
This and that
Loverly
Diary Friday
More Commonplaces
Commonplace
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"Two old women giggling"
Flashback of a Flight Crowd
Speaking of geekiness...
UFOs?
More on geeks
Commonplace
The "Geek" Preface
So. Rasputin.
Mish-Mash
For the Baltimore Boy...
Brutally Honest Personals
Madeleine L'Engle demonstrates why ...
My mother
Commonplace Book
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A Commonplace
Man's best friend
An observation
Another bad movie review - one of my favorite pleasures!
Diary Friday
Why I love Lileks
The joy of bad movie reviews
Hanging on for dear life
Now here's a topic we all can have some fun with
Moonstruck Part II
Red Sox, the moon, Cinco de Mayo, etc.
Expert Essay: How to make a damn good Bloody Mary, by Carrie
Glad to know I'm not the only one
The Kabbalah
The Bad Boys refrain
Question without a real answer
Another snippet of wisdom - I love this:
And finally -
Iraqi prisoners
Touch of Evil
I guess I have been living in denial
Friday frivolity
Diary Friday
Next stop: Bellevue
Et cetera?
Five Easy Pieces
The Peace of Westfalia
Balloon Hockey
I think men are great
That Book List going about
Congratulations are in order
Crowds and Power
Don't give me love - just make me laugh, please
Trivia question
Ouch
The 1970s movie binge
I can't help but notice the difference
"Fasten your seat belts. It's going to be a bumpy night"
Diary Friday
"April hath put a spirit of youth in everything."
Astounding
Scorn me not
Horrible
I'll be there Eire Long
Ezra Pound fans - help me out
Sheer COMEDY
I am strangely proud and yet absolutely horrified...
Psychological profile of Columbine Killers
Reunion of complete strangers
On The Last Picture Show
To Movie-Lovers:
More Reader Questions
Blogging From the Arabian Peninsula
More Questions
More Questions
Q/A time
Marathon Memories
Hardly a man is now alive Who remembers that famous day and year
My Roof
In memory
Hooray for me
Young Adam II
Finally
Red Sox
For those of you who read me regularly:
Crowds
Last night
More on Saint-Exupery
The study of crowds
Diary Friday
I miss them all
Unbelievable
O'Malley announcement
Book-shelf spying
Against Interpretation
Trivia
The "To Don't" List
Expert Essay: The Martini, by Skillzy
Lent
I'm free
More bad movie reviews
Diary Friday
US States
The whole thing about hindsight
St.-Exupery's Plane Discovered
Master Class with "Liza with a Z"
Expert Essay: A Dog Trick, by Noggie
My Humiliation at the hands of The Rock
Stay tuned...
Expert Essay: Chili Recipe, by Dean Esmay
Expert Essay: Horse Racing, by Michael Thomas
Announcing: Expert Day
Kurt Cobain - you bastard - I miss you
Calling all my readers
More Martinis
Night of the Hunter
The chessboard
My crystal ball says .... Enchilada
Must Read
Trivia
Diary Friday
Oh. By the way. Forgot to mention.
I'm the last to figure it out...
TS Eliot knew of what he spoke
"There is no joy in Mudville..."
Can't live without...
More Laughter
An O'Malley Announcement
A favorite anecdote
A note to the writers of biographies
Do not miss this extraordinary photo-journal
"Off-uh-suh! Off-uh-suh!"
Music Recommendation
Cosmic Tumblers Clicking Down
Farewell, Mr. Cooke
Eternal Sunshine
Diary Friday
I have lost my bearings
Bitch-slapping run riot
Headline on Yahoo Entertainment News
What's on my mind today?
Correct me if I'm wrong ...
I love this - this is comedy
Montreal - Quebec - what's the difference??
Snapshots o' Cashel
"brothers and sisters, sisters and brothers, ain't we everyo-one..."
My sister Jean the rock star
A wee beannacht
Three Kings Revisited
Winter has me in its grip
Pay it forward
Firsts, Lasts
Hush'd
Beauty
My self-imposed reading list
More girlie goodness
Trivial post on girlie-girl topics
I must say
And Israel, too
Oh Jeez
And now.
Shared grief
Leave it to Michele
Comment
Quote
Diary Friday
From Instapundit
Spain
Ah, for a spotless mind
"They also serve"
Once were warriors
Rented last night -
Paul Winfield, RIP
Heard it through the grapevine
Introducing Alexandra Billings
I find this very amusing
A gentle meditative moment
Damn
A little perspective
Snapshots
Amtrak Hell
Childhood favorites
Hitchens on gay marriage
Is the Dodo winning?
Progress
One can only hope
Don't tell the folks at PETA
Jefferson and Locke
I need to take a moment
A Must-Read
Au revoir
Sound of change
The Oscars - My Take on the Proceedings on a Specific Level
The Oscars - My Take on the Proceedings on an Uber Level
Diary Friday
Passion
This evening
The "first family"
Inappropriate Lenten Moment
Recovered Memories
Passion
An Ash Wednesday Tale
Encroachment upon The Beauty Myth
Glenda
The Sombrero Chronicles
Senseless
"What's your type" quiz
Questionnaire
Another Hamiltonian quote
I love it when Camille goes on a rampage
I am responsible
Diary Friday
"This bird had flown"
"Our prevailing passions are ambition and interest"
The "We" of Baseball
The Death of Freud
Coming Clean about A-rod
It was 37 years ago today...
An Inglorious Moment
President's Day...
Thomas Jefferson, 1826 "Let the annual return to this day forever refresh our recollections..."
George Washington's mom, 1784
Adams and Jefferson
1801: The Inauguration of Thomas Jefferson
John Adams, 1820 "I wish your nation to be admitted ..."
George Washington's farewell speech
John Adams: "We ought to support every administration as far as we can..."
1797 - The Inauguration of John Adams
John Adams, 1793, "unbridled majorities"
John Quincy Adams: "political heresies"
John Adams as Vice-President
John Adams on "division of the Republic"
1789: The Inauguration of George Washington
George Washington, 1789 "My only ambition is to do my duty in this world"
George Washington, 1783 "This is the favorable moment"
Ben Franklin, 1781 "I cannot give you the sun"
George Washington, 1780 "we are always working uphill"
George Washington, 1777
George Washington: Patriotism "will not endure unassisted by Interest"
Washington and Lafayette, 1777
John Adams "extravagant popularity"
Abigail Adams on George Washington
Abigail Adams to John Quincy Adams, 1786
Thomas Jefferson: "I like a little rebellion now and then"
John Adams, 1779 - the writing of the Massachusetts Constitution
Jefferson on Washington
John Adams to Abigail, July 3, 1776
Jefferson to Adams 1812 "opinions, which are equally honest on both sides, should not effect personal esteem"
Adams to Jefferson, 1812: "Checks and balances, Jefferson"
Adams to Jefferson "Who will ever be able to write it?"
Adams to Jefferson: "You are afraid of the one, I the few"
August 2, 1776: "My hand trembles, but my heart does not"
Abraham Lincoln: "All honor to Jefferson"
"An Angel rides in the Whirlwind"
Thomas Jefferson: "We hold these truths to be self-evident"
Thomas Jefferson: "John Adams was our Colossus"
George Washington, 1775: "the finger of Providence"
George Washington, 1775: "one and the same Spirit may animate the whole"
George Washington, 1775: "a kind of destiny"
George Washington, 1775: "I do not think myself equal to the command"
Abigail Adams on George Washington
Patrick Henry on George Washington
John Adams, 1774, "The magnanimity and public spirit"
Martha Washington, 1774 "George is right; he is always right"
George Washington, 1774 "clear as the sun in its meridian brightness"
John Adams, Dec. 17, 1773: "I consider it as an Epocha in History"
Thomas Jefferson: "[Patrick] Henry spoke as Homer wrote"
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson, 1785 "I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just"
Benjamin Franklin 1783 "He means well..."
Lincoln, "You must kneel to God only"
Lincoln, 1865 "My God! My God!"
Lincoln, 1865 "with charity for all"
"I am obnoxious, suspected and unpopular. You are very much otherwise."
Thomas Jefferson "keep within yourself"
John Adams, 1776 "government under the people..."
Jefferson vs. Adams
John Adams, 1776 "The middle way"
John Adams, 1774
John Adams, 1770 "Ambition...
John Adams, 1755 "Be not surprised..."
DAMN
My Valentine is Alexander Hamilton
Just what we need:
Diary Friday
Another message to George Lucas
The Problem of Over-Praise
Trivia Question...
Quote
Message to George Lucas:
An Ode to a very special teacher
Vieux Carre
Essential Music
"Do you believe in Miracles?"
Thanks for the fruit and money, pal
Fight like hell at Point A
Farewell, Bottom Line
"The landscape has to inspire you with awe"
Sweet Sixteen
Quote of the evening
Uh-Oh
Finally...
The Missing 727
Diary Friday
"Reality unhinged"
Waldorf and Statler at the Wakefield Cycle
Post Office Love and Perfume
"What - did you grow up in Chad?"
No. 15 Usher's Island Restored
A small story about the ridiculousness of my persona
Life in the West Village
Quote
Spalding Gray
Actual conversation
The importance of failure
Baxter
The Oral Tradition as continued by Cashel
Paul Revere and the phenomenon of 'connectors'
"Marlon is a genius, but she's a worker and she will get better..."
Mitchell and the phenomenon of 'connectors'
My US Travels
Woah ...
Misunderstood song lyrics
In Praise of my friend Ruben
Love and Hate
Stereotypes
The quality most needed - by Laurette Taylor
Glass Menagerie, Continued
Diary Friday
Tennessee Williams - that "nice little guy"
In Memory of Laurette Taylor
Name that country
I am as sick of J.Lo and Ben Affleck as the next person...
Again
Just so ya know...
"Slipped the surly bonds of earth"
I am old
I will not apologize...
Lee J. Cobb: "Like a giant moving the Rocky Mountains into position..."
Beware of angry clowns
Additional Epitaphs/Last Words - Part II
"So I keep writing...
A Cashel/Brooklyn Memory
Which Founding Father Are You?
Quote
This evening...
Damn
Famous Epitaphs/Last Words
Diary Friday
Television
The hoax of "debriefing"
Favorite Poem
Favorite line from Shakespeare...
From Jung to Joyce
Speaking of "the greatest speeches of the 20th century"...
The Czech Republic - Essays
The Czech Republic - Part IV - The Spirit of Prague
The Czech Republic - Part III - Vaclav Havel's speech in 1990
The Czech Republic - Part II - The 20th Century
The Czech Republic - Part I - History
A Request
I know it's petty of me
Overhaul
"Of course, The Lord of the Rings does not belong to me"
Waking the Dead
The Best of Betty
Birthday party tonight
Diary Friday
Put away childhood things? Never
Best of 2003
I have a psychic twin
Chicago Extremes: Cold
Frodo, Free Will, More Tolkien Mania
Hungary Essays
Hungary - Part V - 1956
Hungary - Part IV - Budapest
Hungary - Part III - 1989
Hungary - Part II - Culture
Hungary - Part I - Geography as Destiny
"The Failure of Frodo"
"I am not Gandalf..."
Benign poets
My cousin Mike ... at the Patriots game
Where are my wings?
Family Pride
Tolkien scholars? Help...
I'm in dire straits...
"But why gloat!"
For Bill McCabe -
goverment - with a small "g"
"That noble northern spirit"
"The sequel to the Hobbit"
DAY-um
"Impertinent and irrelevant inquiries"
Michael Totten
In Praise of my Cousin Emma
The Hobbit of Oxford
Diary Friday
Hmmm
A Pregnant Pause
Brrr...It's cold in here...
An Eyeball and a Dozen Roses
The Ring Trilogy...
Ukrainian Essays
The Ukraine - Part III - The People
The Ukraine - Part II - The Events of 1991
Ukraine - Part I - The Famine
"They had to fool the people..."
The Holocaust of Communism
Why I'm proud to be an O'Malley
Quote
The so-called villainy of Ted Hughes
Personal ads for Intellectuals
I'm off...
I'm scared
Big Fish
Diary Friday
You know you're from Roe Dylin' if...
Before I take off...
Thanks, Dr. Frank...
Re-reading the Ring Trilogy
Stop Complaining...
Wolf-Man and The Whisperer
I am unreasonably annoyed...
Top Guilty Pleasures
Top 50 Movies
Uzbekistan Essays
Best Movies of 2003
Uzbekistan - Part VI - Uzbekistan Today
Uzbekistan - Part V - The Aral Sea
Uzbekistan - Part IV - Tashkent
Uzbekistan - Part III - Bukhara
Uzbekistan - Part II - Samarqand and Tamerlane
Uzbekistan - Part I - The People
The Heart-Cracking Emotional Bravery of Children
Cashel's Christmas
Christmas Eve
A long insane monologue about my adventures this morning and the conclusion I came to
Next year - Advent calendar - definitely
A Saturday in NYC with Allison and the Manson Family
Lifetime reading plan
Macedonia Essays
Words to live by
To be a fan
Quote
Level Orange
Macedonia - Part V - 20th Century Wars
Macedonia - Part IV - The Young Turks
Macedonia - Part III - Competing territorial claims
Macedonia - Part II - IMRO
Macedonia - Part I - Introduction
Bilbo
There once was a boy...
So is there a threat or not?
Diary Friday
The God Who Loves You
Quote
Return of the King
Confession
Don't miss...
A Memory
It's all downhill from 1066
For Iraq: There's no going back
Turkmenistan - Part V - Cultural Identity
Turkmenistan - Part IV - Desert Nomads
Turkmenistan - Part III - Niyazov
Turkemenistan - Part II - Ancient History
Turkmenistan - Part I - Introduction
Betsy...
Battle of the "Rings"
Demons, Angels
Apparently, I am just plain stupid
And lastly - this one kills me ...
More happy images
Triumph
I Will Not Repeat the Mistakes of Jackie Paper
Diary Friday
The Shortest Movie Reviews Ever
The Obsession with the Lack of Moral Compasses
A Rambling Discourse on Stereotypes: Jayson Blair, "The Bachelor", OJ, Bitches, Male Bashing
Doug Moston - RIP
Confession
Quote
Norman Rush
The Last Samurai
Azerbaijan - Part VI - Azeri Culture
Azerbaijan - Part V - Hatred and Suspicion
Azerbaijan - Part IV - Government
Azerbaijan - Part III - Oil
Azerbaijan - Part II - War with Armenia
Azerbaijan - Part I - Introduction
Lucia Joyce
Whiteout
Emotion in Performance
Snow
DIARY FRIDAY
Quote
Live Out Loud
An essay I wish I had written
Georgia - Part V - Georgia's Breakaway Regions
Georgia Part IV - The Georgians
Georgia: Part III - Shevardnadze
Georgia: Part II - The collapse of the USSR
Georgia's on my mind
Cashel-isms
Quote
Grey and Brown
Happy Thanksgiving
In Memory of Sam
Bill McCabe rocks...
Diary Friday
Recently...
Memorials
Biographies
Derbyshire: Go to Hell
The whole truth? Dream on
It's dark out
Guiness Girls, Miss Kitty, et al
Diary Friday
Terrible writing
Blow ye mighty wind
Dinner Dates - "We might be laughing a bit too loud..."
Larry Flynt - scumbag
100 Greatest Novels of All Time
Thinking about Michael Moore makes me tired
Rome wasn't built in a day
Ah, Mondays
Recovery Continues...
A question of empire
A couple things...
Diary Friday
The verdicts ...
I Know You're Jealous...
Elliott Smith
A Must-Read
My Mission Statement
Gold - Purple - Red - Beannacht
Let me get this off my chest
Happy Birthday, Meredith
Quote from Bill McCabe...
Scary Movies
Speaking of Ernie O'Malley...
Diary Friday
Happy Halloween...
Blog-Banter
A lesson...
Jack Temchin, RIP
Let Us Now Praise Firemen
I am a Man
"Curse the Pope of Rome"
Random Facts About Me
Pathological
At last...
Blog "Chyx"
Ignorance, hatred...
Next week...
Zelda
Go, Josh Beckett
Halloween
Beyond Borders - "a liberal video game"
Top 50 Irish Novels
Diary Friday
Beyonce backpedaling...
An ominous date
Exploded House on the Prairie
Recommended Reading: Theatre/Film
Mystic River
Oct. 18 - My One-Year Blog Anniversary
Tony Pierce, ladies and gentlemen
Jesus.
Diary Friday
Game 7
And ... uh ... the Red Sox ...
This isn't fun
"No" is not the same as "NOOOOO"
David Brooks nails it
Go. Sox
Whales and dinosaurs
About last night...
You know what I want in a man?
4:18 today...
Last night...
Diary Friday
The Boston Common
Vatican says condoms don't stop AIDS
I am drained
I am having a bit of an issue...
Irish Arts Center Brou-Haha
Go, Derek Lowe!!
Diary Friday
Reminder ...
QUOTE
From Kazan: The Master Director Discusses His Films
1953 2003 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, to ON THE WATERFRONT
Kazan
The Weekend
A moment of silence...
This weekend...
Diary Friday
See the Redhead Perform
Bring Crystal back
Beethoven or Mozart?
Toys to Baghdad
Take the "should" out of that sentence
Diary Friday
The Chestnut Army
Recommended Reading: Fiction
Recommended Reading: Non-fiction
Something I forgot...
Is it too soon?
The Two Johns
Good-bye New York
Woah
That's all
God's press conference
September 12, 2001
There was already something a little off ...
Sublime dark
From the 104th Floor
"How dare they"
I Heart New York
ABBA and The Man in the Dusty Grey Boots
That PBS special
Patriotism
A banner moment
Another Redheaded PSA
Lost in Translation
Let's talk about autumn
A couple of must-reads
Redheaded PSA
"These are not novels"...
Diary Friday
Cherished Books
Cheaper by the Dozen re-visited
Great White fined
Return of the Redheaded Whirligig
Jeez, I leave the city for one week...
Redheaded PSA
Oh, and one last note...
Well...
Blogroll
And now for something comPLETEly different
Bombs I have been in
No words
50 Things Every Guy Should Know
Basically, I rock
Kipling's Cat
Re-visiting the Dream Palaces
Redheaded Reminder
Diary Friday
Euuu.
Beating a Redhead Horse...
Bonds vs. Babe
The Redhead's Performing ... calling all New Yorkers
Battlefield Earth bad reviews re-run
The Nightmare of the Bridesmaid
Motherhood, Jean-Kerr style
Remember....
Getting directions from a Rhode Islander
Cashel Chomsky
Cashel and the Dead Composers
The Universal Plots
One if by Land, Two if by Sea
Cashel's Dream
A John Adams fest
Gender Wars in the Video Store
Babysitting Obi Wan Kenobi
Cashel
Malcolm X and the Loony Bin
Wanna see the redhead in person?
Victory is MINE
The creation of New York
This year...
An "Ugly Incident"
A week of talk
The Awfulness of Jewel
Living between two poles
Being pro-actively amusing
AN UNEXPECTED RANT ...
Blair again...
Diary Friday
True Stories of a Pr0n Clerk
Revisiting Gatsby
Tequila at Estelle's
Okay, I'm distracted
Diary Friday
Creed losing cred
Iran
Tomorrow
The Declaration
Leading up to the Second Continental Congress
On Thomas Jefferson
Robert McCloskey
The end of an era
Hepburn-isms
RIP, Robert McCloskey
Hepburn Miscellania
More Kate Hepburn
I'm a terrible person
The Divine Kate
Big news
Diary Friday
More from Robert Evans
Robert Evans
I CAN'T HELP BUT WONDER...