WHEEL OF HEARTS PAINT BY NUMBER KIT FROM ARTYOUCRAFT – FUN AND GORGEOUS!

Wheel Of Hearts Paint By Number Kit from ArtYouCraft Pros: Beautiful pattern, fun to do, detailed instructions Cons: None! Take a look at this very pretty, very “different” paint-by-number kit.  Isn’t it adorable?  It’s called “Wheel Of Hearts” and it’s available in six different color combinations.  All of them are gorgeous.  Or, maybe this design

POLICE TERRORISM AND POETS’ NARCISSISM IN MID-1950S SAN FRANCISCO

Robert Duncan in San Francisco by Michael Rumaker Pros: third chapter to memoir, 2012 interview Cons: letters (appended to memoir) Though I have read and somewhere have Michael Rumaker’s overwritten (lyrical) A Day and a Night at the [Everard] Baths (1979) and was aware of My First Satyrnalia (1981), I’ve never considered Rumaker a writer,

DECAYED URBAN SCHOOL DRAMA WITH SOME SUPERB ACTING AND QUESTIONABLE DIRECTION

Detachment  (2011) Pros: acting Cons: directing, editing Considering that British director Tony Kaye is best known for frequent and fierce clashes with Edward Norton over the 1998 “American History X” (for which Norton was nominated for an Oscar), it is surprising that Kaye could assemble the acting talent he did for “Detachment” (2011), starting with

THISTLE LOGO, GOTTA BE GREAT

Strathmore® Paper  3.5 x 5 inch, 300 series Sketch Pads Pros: inexpensive, smooth texture, readily available Cons: none noted Strathmore® Paper  3.5 x 5 inch, 300 series Sketch Pads are one of a series of quality, Made in the U.S.A.,  artists’ materials available from a well respected paper company providing quality papers for over a century for those who

US TORTURE TRAINER INTERROGATED (NOT TORTURED)

New Criterion Release of Costa-Garvas “State of Siege” Pros: Montand, Weber, blue look Cons: torture class made me squirm I saw Costa-Gavras’s (1972) “State of Siege” on its original 1973 American release, before the overthrow of Salvadore Allende, who personally approved shooting in Chile the movie about what had happened in Uruaguay a few years

THE AWARD-WINNING WORLD AT WAR IS STILL MUST-SEE TV 40 YEARS AFTER ITS FIRST BROADCAST

The World at War (2010 Blu-ray Set) Pros:  Better video quality, subtitles for deaf/hearing impaired viewers Cons: The restored version was reformatted for widescreen TVs. In 1971, a young British television producer named Jeremy Isaacs and a team of writers, directors, editors, and other production staff began work on  The World at War a 26-part documentary