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Praise for The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water is a lovely film. Seeing it is like dreamweaving eras, catching the fifties and sixties in characters, and clothing, and colors, and posters, and movies, music, and dance. There’s violence, and it’s horrific, but it’s predictable … Continue reading

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The New Delhi Horror

“I could have gone all my life without knowing that.” The above is one of my mother’s statements. She had others that suggested, as this one does, that some events are so wrenching to hear or see that they stagger … Continue reading

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Loughner, a Victim

The first photo I saw of Jared Lee Loughner, the shooter in the Tucson tragedy, was of an attractive young man, high-school or early college age. Shortly after that, a different photo appeared: his hair had been shaven, his eyes … Continue reading

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