Category Archives: Revolution in the Air

French Lessons

“We’ll always have Paris.” That’s one of the great movie lines of all time, but of course Rick’s Café Américain was a soundstage at Warner Brothers over in Burbank – sunny Casablanca itself was one of the lots out back. … Continue reading

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Exquisitely Uncomfortable People

Things change when people get uncomfortable. Marriages that are rather dull, but good enough, or even marginally acceptable, don’t end in divorce. One party has to become increasingly uncomfortable, until enough is enough. And you stay at your lousy job … Continue reading

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