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Substack: Writing roundup

A freebie for all subscribers: Roundup of my writing over the last couple of months, plus some thoughts on Viva Las Vegas, After Hours, Ebertfest, my time in Chicago … everything I’ve been doing. Thanks for reading!

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Substack: Heather Armstrong, aka Dooce

I wasn’t going to write about Heather Armstrong (who committed suicide a couple of weeks ago), but then realized I had some stuff to say. Wrote some thoughts on my Substack.     Thank you so much for stopping by. … Continue reading

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Substack: “I was a sinister child, lazy and cynical.” — Eve Babitz

For my Substack paid subscribers, I wrote another piece about Eve Babitz: her impossible to imitate voice and the courage it takes to live life as a female swashbuckling romantic.     Thank you so much for stopping by. If … Continue reading

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Substack: Jean-Paul Belmondo

It’s his birthday today. I wrote about him on my Substack.     Thank you so much for stopping by. If you like what I do, and if you feel inclined to support my work, here’s a link to my … Continue reading

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Substack: Interview with actor/director/teacher Ryan Czerwonko

I’ve written about Adult Film before here, and had been wanting for a while to sit down and interview one of the founders, Ryan Czerwonko, about what he and his group are up to. Finally, we carved out some space … Continue reading

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Lucy McKendrick’s Fuck Me, Richard

For my Substack: I wrote about Fuck Me, Richard, a new short film which just premiered at SXSW.

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Substack: Folie à deux

Over on my Substack: riffing on one of my favorite subjects: the Folie à deux, in film, plays, books, and of course in life. Culminating in a discussion of Joël Séria’s controversial 1971 film Mais ne Nous Délivrez Pas du … Continue reading

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Substack: Jensen Ackles

It’s his birthday today. You know I’ve written so much about him. I’m not done. Here’s another piece, praising his old-school brand of acting – the old-school movie star stuff – in all its subtleties and broad-ities. On my Substack, … Continue reading

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Substack: Ulysses – the Aeolus episode

On my Substack: the experience of reading the Aeolus episode in Ulysses: Ulysses: what a bunch of windbags. Literally. And metaphorically.     Thank you so much for stopping by. If you like what I do, and if you feel … Continue reading

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Substack: On Ann Savage in Detour

It’s Ann Savage’s birthday today. I’ve written quite a bit about her over the years. I just put up a big post on Substack about her performance in Detour.

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