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Happy Birthday, Stanley Kubrick

I don’t mistrust sentiment and emotion, no. The question becomes, are you giving them something to make them a little happier, or are you putting in something that is inherently true to the material? Are people behaving the way we all really behave, or are they behaving the way we would like them to behave? I mean, the world is not as it’s presented in Frank Capra films. People love

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Free Film Screening of Salam Neighbor, April 26th at UCCS

Join Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains, Center for Religious Diversity and Public Life, and GLINT for a chance to witness the experiences of refugees with a viewing of the award winning film, Salam Neighbor. Watch as filmmakers Zach Ingrasci and Chris Temple immerse themselves in the day to day life of a refugee camp, where they lived among more than 80,000 Syrian refugees. Following the film, Laura Liibbe (LFS) will

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The Shandean Spirit Lives on—Man Martin’s The Lemon Jell-o Syndrome

Man Martin’s third novel will appear in May, 2017 from Unbridled Books. The book suggests a corollary  to James A. Michener’s quote, “If your book doesn’t keep you up nights when you are writing it, it won’t keep anyone up nights reading it.” The corollary is that if your book doesn’t keep you chuckling writing it, don’t expect people to laugh either. The good news is that this novel had to have

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Happy Birthday, John Ruskin

But, I think, the noblest sea that Turner has ever painted, and, if so, the noblest certainly ever painted by man, is that of the Slave Ship, the chief Academy picture of the Exhibition of 1840. It is a sunset on the Atlantic after prolonged storm; but the storm is partially lulled, and the torn and streaming rain-clouds are moving in scarlet lines to lose themselves in the hollow of

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Happy Birthday, Charles Dickens

London. Michaelmas term lately over, and the Lord Chancellor sitting in Lincoln’s Inn Hall. Implacable November weather. As much mud in the streets as if the waters had but newly retired from the face of the earth, and it would not be wonderful to meet a Megalosaurus, forty feet long or so, waddling like an elephantine lizard up Holborn Hill. Smoke lowering down from chimney-pots, making a soft black drizzle,

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