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Some Reflections on the 2015 Oscars

Yes, it’s the annual Oscar post. And yes, I did watch, even though I had little interest in any of the nominated films. In fact, I was considering going to bed all the way through the endless red carpet interviews. … Continue reading

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Mid November Linkdump

I’ve been slacking up on the blogging and link collecting, cause I’m very busy at the moment. Nonetheless, I do continue to come across interesting links, so here are some of them. Lots of sex and gender discussion this time … Continue reading

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A Big Dump of Mixed Links

Somebody found my blog today by googling “cora buhlert sexy pics”. Now I’m torn between wondering who would be looking for sexy pics of my little old self on the internet and what exactly they were hoping to find. The … Continue reading

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Short Linkdump for a Foggy February Day

Over at my Pegasus Pulp blog, I have a post on the renaissance of short fiction, inspired by a recent New York Times article on the subject. The Huffington Post has a great article by Caribbean writer Karen Lord about … Continue reading

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Pentecost Monday Linkdump

It’s the long Pentecost/Whitsun weekend in Germany and the long Memorial Day weekend in the US, plus plenty of people seem to be at some con or another, so the Internet has been a bit quiet of late. Nonetheless, I … Continue reading

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A Clockwork Orange forty years on – and its parallels to Misfits

As of yesterday, I can strike another film from my “Must watch someday” list, because I finally managed to see A Clockwork Orange. I read the book by Anthony Burgess years ago, but I never saw the film until now, … Continue reading

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Awards and Elections – and some Analysis

The ankle is still swollen but otherwise much better. At any rate, I can walk almost normally, though I’m still careful about stairs, particularly when carrying things up and down the stairs. Otherwise, this weekend was the weekend for awards, … Continue reading

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