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Prince. I was dreaming when I wrote this, forgive me if I go astray…

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Classic Picks O’ the Year

I saw this a couple of weeks ago but was so sick I didn’t remember to post it. Great minds think alike and Wanks sent me the link to post. TCM does everything with class and this “In Memoriam” tribute is no different. Take note Oscars — this is how you do a tribute. [...]

New Year’s Eve Open Thread

The Clot Thickens

Hillary Clinton is now in the hospital from a clot related to the “concussion” she suffered earlier this month to avoid testifying on the Benghazi snafu.

Clinton, 65, fell and suffered a concussion while at home alone in mid-December as she recovered from a stomach virus that left her severely dehydrated. The concussion was [...]

Just-As-Classic Pick o’ the Day: December 31

The Ringer (2005) Special Olympians train a man, who is pretending to be mentally impaired, to go toe-to-toe with the hated champion of the games. Director: Barry W. Blaustein. Cast: Johnny Knoxville, Katherine Heigl, Brian Cox. TV-PG-L. IFC – 11:45 AM EST. 94 minutes.

Politically incorrect as any mainstream movie in the 21st century [...]

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Celebrate the New Year…

Intelligent — and Loving — Design

Beautiful and complex things happen randomly right? Yeah right. A Greek film production company called Deep Green Sea put together this beautiful little 3 minutes film chronicling the 299 hours of loving and meticulous process flamenco guitar maker Vassilis Lazarides puts into his creations. The guitarist in the video is Edsart Udo De Haes. [...]

When the Lights Go Down in the City…

Pitchforks optional but recommended. Get a load of Paris:

Paris may lose its trademark glow next year after plans emerged to extinguish its street lighting at night to save money.

French President Francois Hollande and his energy minister Delphine Batho are considering turning out the lights in and outside public buildings, offices and shops [...]

R.I.P. — Harry Carey, Jr.

Actor Harry Carey, Jr. (2d from left next to John Wayne from the classic She Wore A Yellow Ribbon) has died at age 91. He passed away last Thursday. His L.A. Times obituary is here:

Carey, whose career spanned more than 50 years and included such Ford classics as “She Wore a Yellow Ribbon” [...]