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The Dark Side Of Genius by Donald Spoto
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Carsick by John Waters
" not my favorite book by mr waters, who is one of my favorite american film-makers.

the book is based on waters' hitch-hiking adventures across america a few years back, and is told in three parts, the first two sections are fiction: his dream trip... " Read more of this review »
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Theremin by Albert Glinsky
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It's kind of slow. Part of the slowness is due to the lack of raw materials about Theremin's personal life, since what there may have been such as letters, cables, etc were all swallowed up by the Soviet machine decades ago, never to be seen again. W...more
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My Last Sigh by Luis Buñuel
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I, Fellini by Federico Fellini
I, Fellini
by Federico Fellini
read in February, 2014
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Gave up about 60% of the way through. There are some good anecdotes and you get a feeling for Fellini's style of telling a story and then you get tired of that style and the rambling-ness of it all.
Experimentalism Otherwise by Benjamin Piekut
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Experimentalism Otherwise by Benjamin Piekut
Experimentalism Otherwise: The New York Avant-Garde and Its Limits
by Benjamin Piekut
recommended for: John Shiurba, Phillip Greenlief
read in May, 2014
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Just getting into it. In 2012, the Cage cenntenial year, I played in several concerts dedicated to Cage and his ideas. Before that I had been an admirer of of Cage's writings and (especially "Indeterminacy"), but never a full-fledged acolyte. "Atlas...more
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“I remember one time - it might have been a couple times - at the Fillmore East in 1970, I was opening for this sorry-ass cat named Steve Miller. Steve Miller didn't have his shit going for him, so I'm pissed because I got to open for this non-playing motherfucker just because he had one or two sorry-ass records out. So I would come late and he would have to go on first and then we got there we smoked the motherfucking place, everybody dug it.”
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