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Entries from October 2007

“The Tears of Autumn” by Charles McCarry

October 26th, 2007 · No Comments

I remember stumbling upon a piece about spy fiction. I can’t remember whether it was a magazine or newspaper article. The article stated that “Tears of Autumn” by Charles McCarry was one of the best spy novels of all time. It then stated that McCarry’s theory of the Kennedy assassination, seen [...]

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McLaughlin Group defends Putin

October 20th, 2007 · No Comments

As promised here is the transcript of the show two weeks ago that I blogged about in this previous post. The only panel member with any sense in this discussion was Chrystia Freeland of The Financial Times. I am a fan of this show but I could not believe the following discussion [...]

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Mike Francesa makes a dubious claim that he was considered for Monday Night Football

October 17th, 2007 · No Comments

Anyone listening to the Mike and the Mad Dog radio show today got treated with comedy galore. But this Francesa boast ranks up there with his greatest hits, it even rivals his famous President Clinton called him personally boast. Of course that was not true, President Clinton called him by accident as [...]

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Michael Clayton and the book Realm and Conquest

October 15th, 2007 · No Comments

Michael Clayton is a very good movie. For those that have seen it and are looking for the book “Realm and Conquest”, not “Rome and Conquest” as some film reviewers have mistakenly called it, alas it is not a real book:
Committed to a fully developed back story, Gilroy spent a good deal of [...]

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The McLaughlin Report or maybe renamed The Putin Apologists

October 9th, 2007 · No Comments

The following is from September 17, 2004:
MR. MCLAUGHLIN: The question — to talk about Russia in the time that remains, what do you think of the behavior of Putin?
MR. BUCHANAN: I think Putin, John, is a Russian patriot who is trying to stabilize his country, keep it together. He’s trying to assert power. I think [...]

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Blade Runner as social treatise

October 6th, 2007 · No Comments

New edition of Blade Runner out on DVD:
The film’s theme of dehumanization has also been sharpened. What has been a matter of speculation and debate is now a certainty: Deckard, the replicant-hunting cop, is himself a replicant. Mr. Scott confirmed this: “Yes, he’s a replicant. He was always a replicant.”
This may disappoint some viewers. [...]

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Norman Podhoretz is a bad historian

October 1st, 2007 · No Comments

Norman Podhoretz is a leading conservative or neo-conservative thinker. Can you believe this, who gives out these titles, what makes us listen to the Washington chattering class?
Norman Podhoretz, this leading conservative thinker or intellectual was on C-SPAN’s After Words Sunday night. He was discussing his latest book “World War [...]

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