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Archival Fieldtrip – NYC/Brooklyn

Snap views of my recent visit to NYC/Brooklyn. Wages of Fear – best film I’ve seen in ages. If you live in NYC, you should be at the movies right now. Kiosk – home of Reference Library’s famous Steele tote in black. 45 rpm Goose Barnacle – Brooklyn Stuart & Wright Hickorees -Brooklyn Bridgestone MB-1 …

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Out of the Past

From Irving Berlin’s lovely lyric, You Keep Coming Back Like a Song: From out of the past where forgotten things belongYou keep coming back like a song You keep coming back like a songA song that keeps saying, remember It’s too late for me to grow up in the nineteen forties–the historical site of all …

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Saudade: Spudnut Donuts

In her show “Andrea sings Astaire,” cabaret diva Andrea Marcovicci first introduced me to the Portugese word “saudade” which, to quote web resource http://www.answer.com, is a “vague and constant desire for something that does not and probably cannot exist.” Marcovicci uses the term to characterize her encounters with the film story world of Ginger Rogers …

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