Mara: Interview

I totally love Benjamin Mara and his comics. He just got interviewed in some trashy men’s magazine called GQ: www.gq.com/blogs/the-q/2010/06/pain-is-the-best-teacher-an-interview-with-night-business-creator-benjamin-marra.html

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R.I.P. Jimmy Dean

I mourn the loss of any of the pioneers of TV variety very greatly and closely. Jimmy was one of the last of the greats of the golden (OK, black and white) era. Jimmy and Rowlf the dog (Jim Henson on voice and one hand and head and Frank Oz on...

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R.I.P. Joseph Strick

R.I.P. Joseph Strick

One of the most memorable scenes in all of cinema for me is that in Joseph Strick’s version of James Joyce’s Ulysses of the tower and the famous breakfast scene. This maverick of independent cinema has left us aged 86.

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R.I.P. Sigmar Polke

R.I.P. Sigmar Polke

One of the true greats has left us. Sigmar Polke, known here – at least in the 80’s – as one of the ‘new German painters’ – has died at 69. A serious inspiration to myself. I love his circles and colors and...

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