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Sunday, January 31, 2010
Farber On Film
Anyone who loves the film criticism and art of Manny Farber should watch this recent San Diego celebration of Farber On Film, edited by Robert Polito, with, amongst others, Polito and Farber's long-time partner, Patricia Patterson:
I've always admired Bobby's singing and song-writing. But could this really be the only video footage we have of him- an out-take from the Band's Last Waltz:
London-based journalist and author of Pulp Culture: Hardboiled Fiction and the Cold War; Neon Noir: Contemporary American Crime Fiction; and Heartbreak and Vine: The Fate of Hardboiled Writers in Hollywood.