Author Archives: Linus

About Linus

The man behind the curtain. But couldn't we get a nicer curtain?

On the Dangers of Literalism

A Wednesday morning, in the City of Big Days. Continue reading

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Red Red, the Walls are Red

(PHOTO) For those of you watching at home, NEVER get into a vintage car without the owner’s permission. Lest you be thumped. Continue reading

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One Cyn to Rule Them All

Let’s settle for “dead sexy,” and mean it in the best possible way. Continue reading

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Terence Davies: An American Impostor

“The Neon Bible” – It’s a kind of shorthand that works because we already know what to think about the American South in the WWII era, but it doesn’t reveal much for the heart to hold. Continue reading

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Toxic Waste Not

[Photo] I’m teaching myself how to shoot in the studio the same way I taught myself how to shoot at shows, which is all about trying things out and riding proudly around on my general inquisitive ignorance. (A roan, as it happens.) Continue reading

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Accountability

36E64RFA95HX is the droid you are looking for. Continue reading

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Ure in the Pizza Place

He smiled the kind of smile you smile when it’s 30 years later and now you own a pizza parlor, and who knew back then that this was where we’d all be now? Continue reading

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Another Reason to Read the Times

He’s not wearing mole-man slit sunglasses, but I wish he was. Continue reading

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The City and the Storm

Photo: A November night, the Financial District, a wreath of storm clouds and fog. Continue reading

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Crash and Sturm

There’s a tendency for our actors to inhabit movie roles the way professional wrestlers inhabit their costumes. Continue reading

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