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Tuesday, December 09, 2003
 
TOD BROWNING

Although most cinephiles have never considered him an artist of the first rank, Browning directed two films, "Dracula", and "Freaks", which still maintain their hold on fans. More on Browning, still more, more "Freaks"..


PBASE ALBUMS

Wildflowers ..poignantly photographed..

Asheville Area (Smoky Mountains, North Carolina)

Cartoons (originals by Michael Cappozola ,very good!)


WALT WHITMAN



Walt was a poet I loved at 12, scorned at 20, and am now appreciating in a new way...with all his faults, excesses and quirks, he embraced life in the true Villonesque manner..

Walt Whitman Archive - the biggest and best site..

Long Island's Whitman - includes "tour" of his native ground..

Reminiscences by Trowbridge - fascinating article in 1902 Atlantic Magazine..

More Whitman Still More

..ok, it's a short selection tonight, but I will leave you with a passionate denunciation (in poor English) of "Italian Doctors Who Smoke"...


"Whatever crushes individuality is despotism, by whatever name it may be called."

John Stuart Mill



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