Dalton Trumbo, one of the “black sheeps” of Hollywood in times of McCarthy, was writing his novels and scripts in a bathtub (something that I should…


Dalton Trumbo, one of the “black sheeps” of Hollywood in times of McCarthy, was writing his novels and scripts in a bathtub (something that I should try). He was included in the blacklist of McCarthy but he continued working using nicknames. He wrote the script of “Spartacus” (starred by Michael Douglas). Several works and movies have been released recently analyzing the figure of Trumbo and one of the most shameful episodes of USA history. There is a statue in Colorado dedicated to this talented and brilliant American communist screenwriter. Other victim of McCarthyism was Dashiell Hammett, who wrote the “The Maltese Falcon” (starred by Humphrey Bogart) among other novels and scripts. #gonzoblogger

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(EN/ FR) Still I remember some of the strong and beautiful women I met in Donetsk during my 18 months working and living in that rebellious city

(EN/ FR) Still I remember some of the strong and beautiful women I met in Donetsk during my 18 months working and living in that rebellious city

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(EN/ FR) Still I remember some of the strong and beautiful women I met in Donetsk during my 18 months working and living in that rebellious city. I used to go for lunch to a simple “stalovaya” (canteen) where was…  Đọc tiếp

Great chat last night catching up with friends at our 50th HS reunion  reception after the school football game

Great chat last night catching up with friends at our 50th HS reunion reception after the school football game

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Great chat last night catching up with friends at our 50th HS reunion reception after the school football game. Reunion dinner tonight. Downside is have to hurry home Monday to prep for the Hurricane. Comments comments

Bristol music people

Bristol music people

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Bristol music people. This whole St Philips Gate mystery-venue-that-has-to-keep-moving-its-gigs-to-other-venues thing has been troubling me. So I did what all good troubled people should do and went out and paced every yard of the St Philips and Feeder Road area to…  Đọc tiếp

Back to 1996

Back to 1996

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Back to 1996. These kids on the telly today don’t know they’re born. (Heck, I was never that thin! Must be the lighting!) Comments comments

Fans of low quality football might want to keep an eye on Highland League side Fort William this season

Fans of low quality football might want to keep an eye on Highland League side Fort William this season

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Fans of low quality football might want to keep an eye on Highland League side Fort William this season. After a couple of poor seasons they’ve got off to even more of a shocker this term, with a record that…  Đọc tiếp