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March 2015: Viewing Diary

Supernatural, Season 2, Episode 14 “Born Under a Bad Sign” (2007; J. Miller Tobin). A re-watch for my re-cap. Tales of Hoffmann (1952; Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger). Saw a screening of the lushly-colored new restoration print at the Film … Continue reading

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Idi Amin, Continued

The Idi Amin theme continues. AC took it up here. And here. And I went back to look through my main man Ryszard’s book The Shadow of the Sun for his chapter on Uganda. Here’s a bit of it:

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The Idi Amin Theme

Suddenly he’s everywhere. First of all – Ryzsard Kapuscinski was working on a book about Idi Amin when he died – Or maybe he finished it, not sure. One of the chapters in his book about Africa was devoted to … Continue reading

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The Books: “The Shadow of the Sun” (Ryszard Kapuscinski)

My history bookshelf. Onward. Next book on this shelf is the latest Ryszard Kapuscinski book – it came out in 2001 – and it’s called The Shadow of the Sun by Ryszard Kapuscinski. Kapuscinski described this book as the story … Continue reading

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