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Canta, Canta Amigo, Canta


 Canta, canta amigo canta Letra e música: António Macedo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLiCZCYon68 Canta canta amigo canta                                         Sing, my friend, sing vem cantar a nossa canção                                     come and sing our song tu sozinho não és nada                                            you alone are nothing juntos temos … Continue reading

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Capture and Rape Fantasies in Human Historical Imagery


 I have found an article sure to provoke a firestorm of commentary (and already has).  I had recently commented on the recent spate of sex crimes in the US military.  I don’t think it’s just an American issue, rather it … Continue reading

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Olmec Era Feline Monolith in Chalcatzingo, Mexico


“Spectacular” Three-Cat Monolith Unearthed in Mexico Giant carving may have been part of a monumental wall crawling with felines. The “Triad of Felines” carved rock found in Chalcatzingo, Mexico. Photograph from INAH via AP, Ker Than, for National Geographic News, Published August 1, 2011 … Continue reading

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Body Modification: The Crucification of Sebastian Horsley (film)


Body Modification   I have occasionally been curious about body modification.  This undoubtedly comes from my own experience with body modification in the 1960s.  To be sure this has become a far more sophisticated art since I pierced my left … Continue reading

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Razor Wire


Razor Wire Barbed wire is made by twisting short, pointed segments of wire around a longer, coiled length of wire. Razor wire is made by die cutting pointed razors in an endless chain around a longer, coiled length of wire. … Continue reading

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ee cummings: i carry your heart with me


i carry your heart with me i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart) i am never without it (anywhere i go you go, my dear; and whatever is done by only me is your doing, … Continue reading

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Frost: The Road Not Taken


Simple poems of a time when I was younger, perhaps not as well known as they should be internationally. The Road Not Taken Robert Frost (1874–1963). Mountain Interval. 1920. TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could … Continue reading

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Barney Rossett, Grove Press Founder, Dead at 89, RIP


Barney Rossett, owner of Grove Press, publisher of the Evergreen Review, and hero of my early adolescence is dead at 89 (Feb 23, 2012).  When I was 13 I found the Evergreen Review. Under its influence (it was a literary … Continue reading

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Jules et Jim: A Look Back at Truffaut’s Best


Oh, how the days of my youth sitting in movie theaters throughout New York City, spring redolent with peanuts, popcorn, and the unique smell that art theaters had.  I watched the films of the day for hours well spent while … Continue reading

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Journalist on the Run!


Janet (Journalist on the Run) is a recent find and spirit at large.  Her blogs capture her passion for life and is worth looking at.  I would recommend her visiting Central and South America;-) – Carlos Shebeen Flick. http://janetnewenham.wordpress.com/about/

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