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form, poetry, and the empty cup

Date: 04/18/2014

I spent the day researching obscure poetic forms.  And it was enormous fun -- thinking about what to pour into those elegant white cups of structure. Along the way, I wrote this poem for my sisters (the least structured of women). But we'll get to the poem in a moment. Because what's important is this whole cup thing. How the shape of the container/ vessel impacts what goes inside. I don't dri ...

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Fading Gigolo

Date: 04/17/2014

John Turturro wrote, directed, and stars in "Fading Gigolo," a bittersweet meditation on the ways we seek and hide from intimacy, sometimes at the same time. Turturro plays Fioravante, a florist who works part-time for Murray (Woody Allen), the third-generation proprietor of a used and rare bookstore.  But the bookstore is folding.  "Very rare people buy rare books." As they pack up the shop' ...

Related Topics: Blog 97, Entertainment, Movie Review, Trailer, Quotes, Jewish, Woody Allen, Judaism, John Turturro, Fading Gigolo, Sofia Vergara, Satmar

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