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Jesse Sublett, Austin Author and musician, true crime, noir

“Maps to the Stars,” Tragic Surrealism, Tainted Love

  “Maps to the Stars,” a great David Cronenberg-directed film, starring Julianne Moore in yet another stunning performance with a script by Bruce Wagner, knocked us out Saturday afternoon. The film is a great, cynical, very film noir inspired look at the black, romantic heart of Hollywood and in its …

THEY KNOW THINGS THAT WE DON’T

    A new piece added to the ART page, above: “THEY KNOW THINGS THAT WE DON’T.” Yes, another one with grackles. AND another chapter in the Grackle Chronicles.         But first, this message from the New York Times, one of the best bits in the Sunday’s edition, …

Darla Pours a Double

New art added to the Art page this weekend. “Darla Pours a Double” is a small 8 x 11 acrylic & oil pastel on paper in a black matte temporary frame. “Grackle World” is 20 x 16 acrylic on canvas. It’s a Grackle World, we’re just living in it. Happy Fathers Day. …

Your pretty face is going to hell

I still don’t feel like blogging, not text content, anyway. I’d post a political blog here but the right wing political goons have gone so far off the deep end, criticizing or even simply ridiculing Blowhards from the Stone Age is about as challenging as gawking at a horrific car …