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    A Glastonbury Romance.

    I was thinking that doesn't sound anything like Zen and the etc but I think I misunderstood cos of the sequencing of the comments.
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    A day in the life

    Scary stuff... with this Kasabian stuff in the news too...
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    Wuhan Killer Sneeze (thanks Tea)

    Well I don't have the link and it's in Portuguese...
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    Wuhan Killer Sneeze (thanks Tea)

    Just seen a video titled "prayer for Bolsonaro" with this little Brazilian kid reading a heartfelt message of support.... except the kid can't get through it properly cos he keeps laughing.
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    Foreign Language/Non-English TV

    Yeah Kingdom had normal length episodes as I remember. World on a Wire is ace, worth watching Thirteenth Floor as a comparison which is a US film based on the same book.
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    Don DeLillo, The Silence (2020)

    I mean you would expect the review to mention the NFL bit if it took up 100 of the 128 pages...
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    Wuhan Killer Sneeze (thanks Tea)

    I totally wouldn't put it past him to lie and then do a video of him boxing or something... on the other hand, he aint exactly been cautious has he.
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    Don DeLillo, The Silence (2020)

    You'd expect the review to mention it
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    Wuhan Killer Sneeze (thanks Tea)

    Came here to say that...
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    Don DeLillo, The Silence (2020)

    As long as it doesn't start with a hundred pages about a single throw in American Football or some such...
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    Dogging

    "Yer fond of me lobber aint’ ye? I seen it -- yer fond of me lobber! Say it! Say it. Say it!"
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    Dinner of the Day.

    Breakfast today... I was gonna do it for dinner when girlfriend returned yesterday but she wasn't hungry so we had steak for brekkie. Kinda heavy for me but we had to do it cos we're going out to dinner at a friend's tonight. Most of it is saved in tupperware dishes for tomorrow or whenever...
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    Francis Bacon: A Brush with Violence (2017)

    This is the best bit of the book - the contrast between the mainish character's authentic fakes and the fake originals of the NY art scene. But yeah I agree with some of his criticism. I think that the book suffered from being written over years and by the end he was basically writing a...
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    Francis Bacon: A Brush with Violence (2017)

    But a lot of critics - all? - tend to present their reading and reasoning as the absolute and simple fact of the matter. It's annoying but you get used to it.
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    Francis Bacon: A Brush with Violence (2017)

    It may not be his whole reasoning but it's what he says in that part.
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