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Notes on Reading the Iliad While Watching Game of Thrones

You settle in to the couch and feel pleasantly cultured, with a copy of Lattimore’s translation in one hand and the full cast of┬áBritain’s Next Top Model in front of … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Party Like It’s 1922: Great Gatsby’s Guide to Partying with 100 of Your Most Sophisticated Friends

By now, unless you are living under a rock without Wifi, you have an opinion of Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby. Perhaps you found Luhrmann’s 3-D film adaptation of F. … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

At the Cinema: An Introduction

In this, my inaugural Gaudy post, I shall begin, as Oscar Wilde would any of his gaudies, with some theatre of the mind. So please relax and close your eyes … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 3 Comments

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