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In Topic: Agnes Varda

30 March 2019 - 01:12 AM

For those of you with access to Kanopy, several Varda films are currently available:


The Beaches of Agnes

Cleo from 5 to 7

Faces Places

Jane B Par Agnes V



Netflix has Faces Places


Amazon Prime has:


The Beaches of Agnes


Salut Les Cubains [part of Cinevardaphoto tryptich]

and several others if you also have Fandor/Mubi/Doc Channel through Amazon Prime

In Topic: Happy birthday

29 March 2019 - 07:24 PM

hooray for the merry splinkster

In Topic: Annoyances

24 October 2018 - 10:14 PM

Day 3 of the boil-water notice here in Austin. I try to pretend I'm traveling where I can't open my mouth in the shower and ;have to pour water from a bottle to wet my toothbrush. 

In Topic: New York Times

17 August 2018 - 09:56 PM

I was sent that same notice, but because I save any NYT recipes as a bookmark of the recipe's page in two separate bookmarking sites/apps, Diigo and LinkLocker, I haven't noticed a problem with retrieving any NYT recipes. Maybe that will change, as I might be within that 25-day free window. Can't remember when I was sent the notice.


Sure, it's not as convenient as having them all within a dedicated NYT Recipe Box, but I never used that and prefer to have all my recipes from a number of sites in one place, Diigo and LinkLocker [I know, that's 2 places, but I'm a pants and suspenders kind of gal. A bookmarking service I formerly used went belly up a year or so ago, and I don't want to lose all  my bookmarks.]

In Topic: Aretha Franklin

17 August 2018 - 07:05 PM

From Letters of Note:


In 1993 NY Post columnist Liz Smith wrote: "[Aretha Franklin] must know she’s too bosomy to wear such clothing, but she just doesn't care what we think, and that attitude is what separates mere stars from true divas.” Aretha wrote to her...