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Cinema

We’re On the Spectrum Between Ed Wood and Orson Welles

Great piece by Andrew Bloom at Consequence of Sound that expresses  a notion I’ve been mulling since I first saw Tim Burton’s Ed Wood. Bloom drills down into the scene between Johnny Depp’s titular character and Vincent D’Onofrio as Orson Welles as the filmmakers discuss keeping to one’s artistic vision: Burton and his collaborators sketch an […]

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Media Critique

War of the Worlds Radio Broadcast: When Hearing is Believing

23-year-old Orson Welles put the me in mea culpa when he apologized for his infamous War of the Worlds radio broadcast of the Martian invasion tale.

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Culture

Wine, the Original Social Networking

Social networking sites such as MySpace and FaceBook are the rage for those plugged into online community experience – but wine was and remains the preferred social networking experience for the unplugged, or at least the uncorked, set. Prior to modern winery practices (and the public health code), making wine was a socially-driven endeavor in […]

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Lifestyle

Wine, the Original Social Media

Social networking sites such as Twitter and FaceBook are the rage for those plugged into online community experience – but wine was and remains the preferred social media experience for the unplugged, or at least the uncorked, set. Prior to modern winery practices (and the public health code), making wine was a socially-driven endeavor in […]