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Robert MacLean
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No brains, but an intellectual snob
No brains, but an intellectual snob

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Pas de deux
"A pickpocket falls in love with a pianist who leads her on a chase through the city, with the police right behind them." ( On the IMDb. ) Sexy puckish pickpocket Becky, a Bugs Bunny of a girl ( Tess Spentzos ,  reel ) —   —is teasing a wallet out of a purs...
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FREE comic novels, www.tinyurl.com/hc4dv64, all this week. Use the code SFREE at checkout, and help yourself to them all.
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A review of La La Land, and some others—Jackie, Bridget Jones's Baby, Hail, Caesar, Doctor Strange, Café Society, Arrival, and Paterson—but mainly La La Land: www.tinyurl.com/muvepqq.
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Leonard: A Memoir
Leonard Cohen was my mentor, my encourager and one of my favorite heroes.  I met him when I first came to Hydra, a rock island in the Aegean where, because it bakes in the sun without much relief from trees, summer seems even hotter there than in the rest o...
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Ecstasy in Paris
We Anglo-Saxons have no cuisine but meat and potatoes. Cowboy food. Our one culinary contribution—and it’s not a bad one—is fish and chips. But how much fish and chips can you eat? So when an Anglo gets to Paris, he trembles. (I cannot speak for the stronge...
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Game of Thrones and the News
“Two dangers constantly threaten the world: order and disorder.”—Paul Valéry   I am lying on a Greek beach. Well, not on the beach—on a chaise longue shaded by an umbrella—the lazy lap of the waves in my ears as I play with my iPad. A waitress hangs her cle...
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Film review: Carol, Joy, and the “Women’s Movie”: www.tinyurl.com/muvepqq
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"Joe-John! You fat! You stink de beer! You never get op de bed! You balls hang outa you shorts! How come I love you so much?” She fanned flies off him.—www.tinyurl.com/cxa5zc2 www.tinyurl.com/ccspxgs
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