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Hot Dog the Movie Hot Dog the Movie

My favorite scene “but not in ze middle!”:

A Killer in a Diner A Killer in a Diner

“The Minus Man,” based on a novel by Lew McCreary, was written and directed by Hampton Fancher, who wrote “Blade Runner.” This is his directing debut; a curious choice, but since he pulls it off, he must feel a connection with it.

Gummo and Harmony Korine on Letterman Gummo and Harmony Korine on Letterman

I can’t sit through all of that, but I never realized or made the connection until just now that Harmony Korine also directed Gummo. I remember a friend and I rented Gummo around when it first became available on video tape (although 1997 seems too late in my memory timeline for this, but that is a separate issue). I…

Beautiful bones, don't you think? Beautiful bones, don't you think?

The Monster Club, 1981.

The Dead Milkmen - Beach Party Vietnam The Dead Milkmen - Beach Party Vietnam

Pie is a marionberry pie. Felt like something a little more tart than my usual choice of apple pie.

Track a Tiger - Glad To Be Scattered Track a Tiger - Glad To Be Scattered

This version is lovely:

All I Need - Clams Casino (Lucid Video) All I Need - Clams Casino (Lucid Video)

Who here has tried Clams Casino pizza besides mxyzptlk? Clams + Casino sounds awful.

Vertigo: The Mysterious McKittrick Hotel Vertigo: The Mysterious McKittrick Hotel

I’m in the middle of a rewatch of Vertigo, which is a visually appealing film in many respects, but the scenes at the real-life mansion used for the McKittrick Hotel are perhaps the most fascinating to me. Apparently the gorgeous interior shots were from within the real mansion’s walls as well, so the fact that it did…

Friday Miscellany Friday Miscellany

In 1954, July 26 marked the first public news reports of and, concurrently, the final military aerial action of the Hainan Incident. Little known today, the Hainan Incident set the stage for the international isolation of China from the United Nations and the world community. Three days earlier, on July 23, two…

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