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steven-belanger's picture
Jan.21.2013
Photo: Istanbul's Hagia Sophia, from the film, and from the film's Wikipedia page.   I'd wanted to see this film for a long time, since before it came out, and I'm glad I did.  I'm not a huge Ben Affleck fan; I've long considered him to be the more pale of the Affleck / Damon team....
robert-sward's picture
Jan.16.2013
CONTINUOUS TOPLESS STRIPPERS   An eight-speaker sound system, two continuous topless strippers, Elvis Presley singing Early Morning Rain.   Everyone loves television. And because the management doesn't want to offend anyone's tastes by omitting   So important an element in the...
rosy-cole's picture
Feb.22.2011
Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison. Mary Wollstonecraft ‘Let none claim that it is only upon love we mortals are doomed to exist. Love, labour, friends and fortune may come and go,...
rosy-cole's picture
May.24.2009
That day, she fretted long about the lot of women. It could not be denied that the ancient droît de seigneur of feudal times still operated beneath a veneer of good manners. A man need not spare a moment’s hesitation for his arrogance in assuming that any woman he chose was there for the taking....
merrill-markoe's picture
Feb.19.2009
Oh Vesta N. Harter, what does it all mean? Did you intentionally leave out the article in the phrase "I'm Hotel Hostess now" (the one that was supposed to be between I'm and Hotel) as a way to tip us off to your plight?  And then, a few sentences later, right next to the symbol for The...