Marilyn Monroe photographed by Douglas Kirkland, 1961


Taking notes as if the world might disappear.

Diann Blakely, closing line to “Antonioni’s blow-up,” Dublin Poetry Review (Issue 22)

In Memoriam - 8 August 2014

Farewell, my lovelies …

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My exam reminded me of Fool, but then again, what doesn’t?

The silent film era is one that is often overlooked despite that the films made in this era also have just as great story lines, cinematography, acting,etc as films with sound. This is a masterpost of some essential films any well rounded cinephile should see, along with some of my favorites. 

The Comedians (Keaton, Lloyd, and Chaplin)
 Buster Keaton

Sherlock Jr. (1924) Watch Netflix Torrent
The General (1926) Watch Netflix Torrent
The Navigator (1924) Watch Torrent
Steamboat Bill Jr. (1928) Watch Netflix Torrent
Our Hospitality (1923) Watch Netflix Torrent 

Harold Lloyd

Safety Last! (1923) Watch Torrent
Girl Shy (1924) Torrent
The Freshman (1925) Watch Torrent
Grandma’s Boy (1922) Watch Torrent

Charlie Chaplin

The Gold Rush (1925) Watch Torrent
The Kid (1921) Watch Torrent

Other Comedies 

Show People (1928) -Sadly I cant seem to find any links to this film at all, though I know they exist because I’ve downloaded and watched this movie myself. If you have any links, please tell me! And if you ever run into this movie most definitely watch it. Its one of my all time favorites .
The Poor Little Rich Girl (1917) Watch Torrent
The Patsy (1928) Torrent
Mabel’ s Blunder (1914) Watch part 1 Part 2 
The Butcher Boy (1917) Watch 


IT (1927) Watch P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 Torrent
Our Dancing Daughters (1928) Once again all links to this film have disappeared. If you have any links please message me.
The Eagle (1925) Watch 
Lucky Star (1929) Watch Torrent
7th Heaven (1927) Watch Torrent
The Wildcat (1921)  Netflix Torrent
A Throw of Dice(1929) Netflix 


The Cat and the Canary (1927) Watch Netflix Torrent
Nosferatu (1929) Watch Netflix Torrent 
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1920) Watch Netflix Watch Torrent
The Hands of Orlac (1924) Watch Netflix Watch Torrent
The Man Who Laughs (1928) Watch Torrent
The Phantom Carriage (1921) Watch Torrent
The Phantom of the Opera (1925) Watch  Torrent

Science Fiction/Adventure

Metropolis (1926)  Netflix Torrent
Women in the Moon(1929)  Netflix Torrent
The Man From Beyond (1922) Netflix 
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea(1916) Watch 
The Lost World(1925) Watch Torrent
The Thief of Bagdad (1924) Watch Netflix Torrent
The Mark of Zorro(1920) Watch Netflix Torrent
Siegfried (1924)  Netflix Torrent
The Outlaw and His Wife(1918) Watch Torrent


Pandora’s Box (1929) Watch Torrent
Diary of a Lost Girl (1929) Watch (this has one free preview of a movie on the site)  Torrent
Sparrows(1926) Torrent
Broken Blossoms (1919) Watch Netflix Torrent
Intolerance (1916) Watch Netflix Torrent
The Battleship Potemikn (1925) Watch Netflix Torrent
Orphans of the Storm (1921) Watch Netflix Torrent
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) Watch Netflix Torrent
Wings (1927) Watch Torrent
Greed (1924) Watch Torrent
Sadie Thompson (1928) Watch P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 
Flesh and the Devil (1926) Watch Torrent
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) Watch Torrent
The Wind (1928)  Torrent

Please Tell me if any of the links are broken. 
Who Did What in Elizabethan England


Books - Stationer or bookseller

Cloth - Mercer

Hats - Milliner or Hatter

Suit of Clothes - Tailor

Shirts/Smocks - Seamstress

Ready made clothes - Draper

Arrows - Fletcher

Bows - Bowyer

Horseshoes - Farrier

Other iron work - Blacksmith

Armour - Armourer

A Portrait - Limner

Legal Service - Lawyer

Drugs etc. - Apothecary

Dentistry - Barber Surgeon

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…I love you. I wish we were real. We aren’t, but we are just as real as is humanly possible. Anne Sexton, from A Self-Portrait In Letters

(Source: violentwavesofemotion)

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Don’t ask yourself, “Is this normal?” Instead, ask yourself:

Is this healthy?

Is this good for me?

(via feminishblog)

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Jerboa figurine. Middle Kingdom. Dynasty 12-14. ca. 1850-1640 BCE> Egypt, Memphite Region, poss. Heliopolis. Faience.

Ma’at, the Winged Egyptian Goddess of Truth, Justice and Harmony. 
19th Dynasty. 
Tomb of pharaoh Siptah (reign as a child 1197 – 1191 BC). 
Valley of the Kings. Western Thebes. Egypt