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April 11, 2007


Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

* Prairie Mary lays out some of the differences between "print on demand" and "publishing on demand." You can buy Mary's wonderful POD book "12 Blackfeet Stories" here. Mary recently read and enjoyed Darrell Riemer's POD book "Youthful Desires" too. You know Darrell as the blogger Whiskeyprajer. One of these days Mary will learn how to create links at her blog ...

* Chris Dillow wonders what economics might have to tell us about anorexia and obesity.

* Hustle over to Megan and Murray's blog to enjoy visuals of "Channelbone," their latest video installation.

* Too bad more movie reviews aren't in this one's class. (Link thanks to Bryan.)

* Glen Abel writes a loving appreciation of Kurosawa's "Throne of Blood" and "Ran," and brings the welcome news that a new DVD edition of Robert Rossen's "The Hustler" -- a special favorite of mine -- will be going on sale in June.

* BLDGBLOG interviews the legendary film editor / philosopher-of-perception Walter Murch. (Link thanks to Dave Lull.)

* Scully has a pottymouth.

* Lester Hunt shows that it's possible to be a philosopher yet keep your feet planted firmly on common ground.

* Razib may sneer at the evolutionist David Sloan Wilson (son of the novelist who wrote "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit," btw). But much of what Wilson says makes a lot of sense to me.

* CyndiF and the hubster celebrate the big day in the right way. There's no fear of food-pleasure in that family! (This last link thanks to Dave Lull.)

* Russell Celyn Jones enumerates some of the absurdities of America's creative-writing industry.



posted by Michael at April 11, 2007


I love love love Gillian Anderson. I was disappointed with The Last King of Scoland movie mainly because it barely featured her. The movie in itself lacked coherent reason, something that Scully could have brought to it! Seriously, she's a great actress and I want to see her more on the screen.

Posted by: David Brown on April 11, 2007 4:13 PM

The review of "Grindhouse" is awesome. I particularly liked the spoiler alerts. Like, my hat is off, dude.

Posted by: Friedrich von Blowhard on April 11, 2007 7:27 PM

Got Mary's "Blackfeet Stories" last year and really enjoyed it.

Posted by: Reid Farmer on April 12, 2007 1:51 PM

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